Studio Wildcard Announces ‘ATLAS’ Pirate-Themed MMO




/ 10 months ago

Studio Wildcard Announces 'ATLAS' Pirate-Themed MMO

From the Developers of ARK: Survival Evolved

Avast, ye mateys! A new pirate-themed massive multiplayer online game is on the horizon. It is called ‘ATLAS’ and it is from Grapeshot Games, a sister team of Studio Wildcard. Most will be familiar with them as the developers of ARK: Survival Evolved.

Studio Wildcard Announces 'ATLAS' Pirate-Themed MMO

Pirates can decide whether to be a small-time raider or be ambitious enough to build an empire. Players will have plenty of control over various aspects of their career. They can build a dinghy rowboat, basic raft, tiny sloop or a nimble schooner. Furthermore, they can eventually move up to a versatile brigantine or titanic galleon.

Studio Wildcard Announces 'ATLAS' Pirate-Themed MMO

Explorers will voyage to over 700 unique landmasses across 45,000 square kilometers. Moreover, there are thousands of Discovery Zones, and ten distinct world regions. Each will have their own unique resources, creatures, secrets, and environment hazards. There is also certainly a lot to do beyond just simply sailing.

What Game Engine is ATLAS Using?

The game is running on the Unreal Engine and will launch with NVIDIA RTX enhancements. Watch it in action from the reveal trailer below:

Does This Game Have a Single-Player Mode?

Studio Wildcard Announces 'ATLAS' Pirate-Themed MMO

Although ATLAS is primarily an MMO game, there will also be a separate PvE server. This will allow players to develop their pirate without the pressure of competing against human players.

When is ATLAS Coming Out?

ATLAS sets sail six days from today on December 13th via Steam Early Access.

Can My System Run ATLAS?

Studio Wildcard Announces 'ATLAS' Pirate-Themed MMO

According to Grapeshot Games, the minimum requirements need at least an Intel Core i5-2400 CPU with 4GB of RAM. If you have an AMD CPU, you will need at least an FX-8320 or better.

As for the GPU requirement, an NVIDIA GTX 770 2GB or an AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB video card would do.

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 770 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better
  • Storage: 100 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Requires broadband internet connection for multiplayer


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