From the people who brought you Sins of a Solar Empire comes a new massive-scale real time strategy game. The human race is under assault by a race of machines who seek nothing short of total annihilation.
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Release Date:
Nov 10, 2016

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November 2

v2.6 for Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is Now Available

Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation v2.6 Includes Updated Tutorials, Quality of Life Changes, UI Improvements, and More!

What's new in v2.6:
  • Updated Tutorial
    We're retiring our old tutorial and replacing it! Concise and fun, it will pack in more important information for new players and provide a better overall learning experience.
  • UI Improvements
    The unit panel for the UI will be condensed to display information more efficiently and will provide bigger icons for changing panels. Changes to the Observer Mode UI will let spectators easily compare the resource income between players, among other things.
  • New Quantum Upgrade
    In order to offer more opportunities to protect your Nexus, we've added an optional upgrade that will increase the building's health, making it more difficult to destroy.
  • Quality of Life
    Several changes aimed at improving the user experience and game readability will make the game more accessible to new players.

  • Production Scaling
    Multiple engineers can now boost the production of units and structures without any diminishing returns. The Sapper and Avatar units can now build advanced defenses without having to manually upgrade basic defenses first.
  • Repair Rework
    Engineers will now repair at a much faster rate, but are no longer able to repair units - only buildings. The same goes for Medics - they will be able to heal units, but can no longer restore health to structures. This gives each unit a much more distinguished role.
  • Air Production Rework
    The production of all Substrate air units is moving from the Assembly building to the Aviary. This makes air strategies more of a deliberate investment that enemy players will need to scout and adjust to accordingly.

    Get Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation today!

    View the full changelog here.

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September 14

Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation Free Juggernaut DLC and v2.5 Update Now Available

Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation FREE Juggernaut DLC Reveals Devastating New Warships

Plus, check out the v2.5 update with lots of gameplay and modding improvements!

Free New Juggernauts DLC:

PHC Agamemnon
Designed to annihilate swarms of enemy units and overrun defensive positions, the Agamemnon has the potential to hold territory against waves of enemies for long periods of time. With two rapid-firing laser batteries and tempest missile salvos, the Agamemnon can saturate a wide area with highly explosive shells. Advanced triple-barrel autocannons provide improved defense against air units, but take care when you deploy this ship - it lacks the armor piercing capabilities to be effective against other juggernauts or dreadnought destroyers.

Substrate Eye of Darkness
The ultimate manifestation of the Substrate's technological superiority, the Eye of Darkness is capable of rupturing the fabric of space and time to destabilize targets at the molecular level. Its full armor-piercing and high area-of-effect attacks make this warship devastating for ground targets. However, be alert: it is the only Juggernaut that lacks any anti-air weaponry, which means that a well-timed slew of bombers could take it down if you don't plan its accompanying army very carefully.

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The FREE Juggernaut DLC is now available for download on Steam

What's New in v2.5:

For a complete list of updates, see the full changelog here!

Modding Improvements
Even first time modders can now find units quickly and easily. Reference names have been updated to reflect the display names known to players.

Sight Range Rework
To create more possibilities for players for outmaneuvering and interacting with their opponents, every unit and structure in Escalation has received an increase in sight range. This adjustment allows for more scouting opportunities and advantageous disengages from battle.

Frigate Speed Increase
A bonus has been added to movement speed in order to allow frigates to outmaneuver tougher cruiser armies and harass weakly defended areas more efficiently.

Balance Adjustments
Several units have been updated beyond movement speed. HP increases, cost adjustments, and projectile speeds are among some of the improvements made. In addition to the units, a few of the orbital abilities have been altered to improve efficiency.

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Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is available on Steam or through Stardock.

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“Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is a fresh coat of paint for an already-revolutionary RTS.”
90/100 – GamingTrend

“...Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is still one of the coolest, most smooth, and vast real-time strategies out there.”
8.5/10 – GameWatcher

“Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation turns a good RTS into a great one with more units, a better campaign and big zoom.”
8.1/10 – IGN

About This Game

The human race has expanded into the galaxy thanks to the wonders of the technological singularity. You have become so powerful that you can manage vast armies across an entire world that provide you with an ever greater galactic empire.

Now, humanity is under assault by a new enemy. Calling themselves the Substrate, they seek to annihilate the human race from existence. You, as an up and coming member of the Post-Human Coalition, must deal with both this new menace as well as renegade humans trying to lay claim to their own worlds.

Play as the Post Human Coalition or their eternal foes the Substrate and battle for control of the galaxy. Experience maps of unprecedented size and detail with the unparalleled power of the world’s first native 64-bit RTS engine, Nitrous.

Enjoy the game online with friends in ranked or unranked multiplayer mode or play it by yourself against a powerful non-cheating AI in skirmish or campaign mode. No matter what mode you play, strategy is the key: deciding what technologies to research, where to send your armies, how to manage your economy, and what units to construct are crucial to victory.

Experience a massive-scale real time strategy game where you wage war across worlds with thousands of units. The conflict has escalated, and it’s time to choose a side.

System Requirements

    • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7
    • Processor: Quad-core Intel / AMD Processor
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2 GB GDDR5 NVidia GeForce 660 / AMD R7 360 or better (GeForce 900+ / Radeon 290+ for Vulkan)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 27 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: 1920x1080 Display Resolution or Higher
    • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4 GB GDDR5 NVidia GTX 970 / AMD R9 390 or better
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: 1920x1080 Display Resolution or Higher
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