AHOY MATEYS! ATLAS – THE ULTIMATE PIRATE EXPERIENCE – NOW AVAILABLE ON XBOX ONE

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Full Cross-Platform Support Between Xbox One and Steam PC Allows All Scallywags to Play Together in One Gigantic World!

KIRKLAND, WA – OCTOBER 8, 2019 – Ahoy Pathfinders – today is the day we set sail! Grapeshot Games has lowered the gangplank and welcomes aboard all Xbox One players to its massive multiplayer fantasy pirate adventure ATLAS! Available now in Xbox Game Preview, ATLAS pirates will stake their claim in this vast open world while endeavoring to construct custom ships, search for buried treasure, siege and conquer fortresses, plunder traveling merchants then recruit a crew to join their powerful Armada and engage in the ultimate quest for fortune and glory!

ATLAS launched with full cross-platform support, allowing Xbox and Steam PC players to battle together in the same gigantic world. Keyboard and mouse support for Xbox players ensures full game parity and an even playing field for all scoundrels, along with optional new single-player and private session modes for those who wish to go seafaring with just their friends!

Xbox Game Preview is a great way to purchase work-in-progress digital titles, participate in the development process and help developers make Xbox One games the best they can be! Grapeshot has committed to simultaneous updates and content pushes for Xbox and PC players – this ensures delivery of the exact same experience for both platforms. For an overview of everything added to ATLAS.

ATLAS features:

  • Construct the Ship of Your Dreams, Plank by Plank! – From tiny rafts and dinghies to colossal frigates and galleons, your dream vessel is only a shipyard away with our robust ship customization system. Construct your ship piece by piece, give it a name, design the look of your sails, and decide exactly where all the planks, masts, and gunports on your ship should go.
  • Assemble Your Crew – Recruit other players or hire NPCs to join your crew and aid you on your quest for riches and glory. Whether manning weapons on your ship, hoisting the sails, or helping search for buried treasure on shore, your crew is an essential part of your pirate adventure. Just be sure to keep their stomachs full and give them their fair share of the booty, lest you want a mutiny on your hands…
  • Explore a Massive World – Physically sail in real-time across the vast oceans with the proprietary server network technology. Explorers will voyage to over 700 unique landmasses across 45,000 square kilometers, with thousands of Discovery Zones, and ten distinct world regions each having their own unique resources, creatures, secrets, and environment hazards!
  • Shape Your Identity – Choose from a wide range of character customization and cosmetic options to create your specific pirate look. Unlock skills across 15 different disciplines to form your own unique role in the world of ATLAS.
  • Experience Classic Pirate Action – Become the world’s greatest swashbuckler, a pistol-packing gunslinger, or perhaps a master cannoneer instead. Engage in fierce raids on land-based strongholds, swing from grappling hooks to board enemy ships, or unload volleys of cannonballs into your foe’s hull. The world of ATLAS has no shortage of ways to dispatch your enemies, be it at the end of a sword… or in true pirate fashion… at the end of a rope.
  • Choose Between PvP and PvE Play on Official Servers –  On a PvP server, everything is up for grabs: be it ships, player inventories, NPC crewmembers, tames, player-built structures, player-owned territory, and lots of other loot. If you can get your hands on it, you can take it for yourself. Do you have what it takes to become the most notorious pirate on the high seas?
    Care for a less “cutthroat” experience? Join one of our PvE servers and cooperate with thousands of other players to explore the globe, discover new secrets, and even fight mythical creatures together. Create powerful companies with old friends or build an entire player-run town with some new ones. The world of ATLAS is yours to shape!
  • Build Your Organization – Want to create a rich merchant empire that spans from pole to pole? Always wanted to command a fleet of privateers who work for the highest bidder? Or perhaps you’d like to create a government navy and protect the innocent from pirates? In ATLAS, you can build any organization you can think of. Create a settlement for your company and build it piece by piece with our modular construction system. Contest other companies’ land, structures, or ships and add them to your ranks.
  • Play in Singleplayer and Non-Dedicated Private Sessions – In addition to experiencing ATLAS on our official/unofficial servers with thousands of other players, you can now enjoy ATLAS by yourself in our Singleplayer mode, or with up to eight friends privately in our Non-Dedicated Server mode. Adjust the game to suit your preferences and enjoy your own private version of ATLAS.
  • And Much, Much More to Come!

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ABOUT ATLAS
Set sail for the ultimate pirate experience! Embark on a grand adventure alongside thousands of other players in one of the largest game worlds ever built (and even claim a piece of it to call your own). Build your ship, assemble your crew, sail the high seas, and become a pirate legend!

ABOUT GRAPESHOT GAMES
The studio was founded by Jeremy Stieglitz and Jesse Rapczak, the duo behind the multi-million dollar franchise ARK: Survival Evolved with its core focus to create ATLAS, a highly ambitious pirate MMO of massive scope and scale. More information can be found at www.grapeshot.games

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