IGG's new MMORTS Galaxy Online has just launched its CLOSED BETA test on Mar. 3rd, 2009 and it's annouced that all testers' character data will not be wiped after the beta test. The game will be f2p and the size of the client is only about 20M.
Galaxy Online is set across the vast universe, and players from different forces can PK freely. Battles rage constantly and in this galactic sphere, the law of the jungle rules. Players must promote their strength ceaselessly to maintain their position, and only the bravest and wisest commander can be the King! Players may like the many thoughtful design elements in the game, such as smart client, convenient galaxy trustee system, individual and intelligent Plug-ins system, all of which let players experience wonderful feelings whilst playing the game!
Galaxy Online tries to offer a free development space for players so that they can design their own warships, arrange battle teams and recast planets according to their wishes in the interplanetary world. The game not only pays attention to battle but also tests players' strategic design ability. Players need to build a home galaxy as a base, and they need to form a fleet to crusade and occupy more galaxies to expand their strength. Galaxy Online provides players with battle scenes with great expressive force and amazing scale, and is one of the best strategic net games around for players who like strategy and challenge. It is a world filled with legends and a universe fighting for survival.
The Galaxy Online forum has opened now (http://forum.go.igg.com), where players can find related materials, newbie guides and communicate and discuss every aspect with others.
Galaxy Online Features
1. Free Development Space
In the game, you can lead thousands of fellow players attempting to conquer the universe. You may do business or even act as a common worker to exploit resources diligently and offer supplies to your faction.
2. Six Available Factions Extremely Intense Competition
There are six factions available for players in the game. Each faction is allowed to attack hostile factions at will. In addition, there is one computer controlled faction - Galactic Pirates - which adds a random element to the intense faction competition. You may lead your allies to attack hostile factions, or you may be attacked by several hostile factions at the same time. Whatever the situation, the perfect faction design will give birth to never before seen intensity in an online game.
3. Design Warships and Fleets Yourself
Warships are the most important part of the game. They are not simply machines of war, but a means of transportation, leadership and protection. With various warships, you can found fleets with different functions. You can form fleets to carry goods, colonize unclaimed planets, attack and defend. The design of fleets and warships is in your control.
4. Strategy Overcome Controls
As a strategic game, Galaxy Online attaches importance to players' strategy and tactics but not controls. Early when you begin to develop your first planet, you should consider carefully what should be done first, what should be done next, as well as every action you may take in the future. How should you gather resources the fastest? How can you develop a galaxy quickly? How can you form a strong fleet? Above all, you need careful planning and consideration. If you study the game again and again, only then can you become an expert Galaxy Online gamer.
5. Leisure Gameplay Not Wasting Time Meaninglessly
Once you have a perfect plan, you won't need to spend much time in developing your planets. When you deploy your resources, you may even activate the Planet Trusteeship service and the server will help develop your planets even when you are not online. If you do not have much time to play the game, you can spend a few Mall Points to ensure you have a rich game experience, even if your time online is limited. So just make a plan to develop your planets and you will become strong in time.
6. Mini Game Client
The size of the Galaxy Online client is about 20MB. It is very fast to download and begin your adventure. Despite the small file size, the game still features delicate graphics and amazing combat scenes.