The lucky developer in this story is Frost Giant Studios – a gathering of former employees who made the success of the blockbuster Starcraft 2 years ago. With the goal of creating the next great real-time strategy game on PC, Frost Giant Studios announced a project called Stormgate, and used the Kickstarter funding system with the hope of raising 100,000. USD (nearly 2.4 billion VND) from fans to fulfill the above wish.
However, it seems like Frost Giant Studios has underestimated its appeal. The capital raising goal of 100,000 USD was completed within just 15 minutes since the mobilization on December 5. In just 24 hours, the number reached more than 700,000 USD and then quickly reached nearly 1 million USD. It seems that the faith that fans have in the Stormgate project is too great.
Basically, Stormgate is introduced as an RTS project set in the distant future where humanity is fighting the invading forces of the Infernal Host in a battle that will decide the fate of the Earth. Frost Giant Studios also shared that this project will be a big step forward compared to the previous blockbuster Starcraft when applying Unreal Engine 5 technology, allowing the display of more than 1,000 individual units in the game without reducing effectiveness. performance and smoothness, while still ensuring smooth online play. Even though it hasn’t been released yet, and it’s unknown whether it’s in the development stage or not, right now there are many people asking to buy physical copies of the game, if any. Many gamers even want Frost Giant Studios to release a beta version soon to experience it.
Currently, Stormgate still does not have an official release date. However, Frost Giant Studios has shared its roadmap for launching its beta test exclusively for supporters in February 2024. It is known that Stormgate is now available on Steam for gamers to add to their favorites list.