NCsoft and Carbine Studios unveiled their new project at Gamescom today! It's a future fantasy MMO called WildStar where players can make their mark as Explorers, Soldiers, Scientists or Settlers and lay claim to a mysterious planet called Nexus on the edge of known space. Here are some details on the four paths:
- Explorers are rewarded for climbing high mountains and revealing hidden caverns.
- Soldiers earn rank and glory conquering hordes of enemies.
- Scientists collect the darkest secrets of the planet to unearth the story behind the Eldan disappearance.
- Settlers build a new life on an extraordinary world.
The game boasts a unique art style, which can be seen in the cinematic trailer below and in the screenshots in our gallery. Head over to the new WildStar site to sign up for the beta and keep reading after the jump for more details on the game, including its immersive Momentum Mechanics system. No release date has been announced.
UPDATE: Details have been released on the three confirmed races and classes in the Gamescom demo. There's also some gameplay footage at the link!