By Eugene . April 2, 2014 . 4:50pm
Square Enix’s Legacy of Kain vampires-versus-humans third-person shooter Nosgoth has announced new “founder packs” available for players to purchase. These packs offer you in-game credit that’s as much as (if not more than) the price you’re paying for on top of other goodies. If you’re interested in how the game plays, there’s a gameplay video above which also includes the new mode Siege and our thoughts in our hands-on over here.
Developer Psyonix have promised that the free-to-play title will be doing something similar to Valve’s Team Fortress 2 by offering no pay-to-win style weapons or abilities for the two sides. Instead, what you’ll get are side-grade options. Think Crossbow A that fires faster but weaker, or Crossbow B’s longer winch time with a real punch as a comparison.
Players are either humans or vampires, and maps are played in a best-of-two where both sides will swap once and compete on total kills. The vampires are meaner, faster, stronger, and if this were any other game could be best described as hackers (They even see through walls, the undead buggers) but have to get in close for the kill. Humans are left to fend for themselves with medieval crossbows and swords and other such nearly-useless implements of war.
The founder packs range in price from $19.99 all the way up to $134.99, and offer various in-game perks alongside the equivalent in-game currency. On the higher end of the scale, for instance, you’ll be able to pick up exclusive founder skins for the vampire Reaver class as well as immediate access to classes such as the Scout and Sentinel to play around with. They’ll also come with chests to unbox which will give more options in terms of weapons and abilities for you to add on to each character class.
The game is currently in closed beta, and the developers have promised to continue to update it with more classes, maps, modes, and all the other sorts of doo-dads and gee-gaws. If you’re interested in a founder’s pack you can also head over here.