RAM Pressure, the intense third-person multiplayer tactical game from Russian studios GDT and QuadCom, will be heading to Steam in Q1 2019. Combining the turn-based combat of X-COM with a deep, well-grounded sci-fi setting, RAM Pressure will feature a massive selection of weapons, classes, and skills in heated gun battles across the globe.
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Story & Gameplay
In the near future, Earth is hit by an unusual meteorite swarm: the remains of alien fleets decimated by an ancient galactic war. To avoid widespread panic, world governments hide the truth from the population by sending elite mercenary squads to crash sites – gaining access to the alien technology before anyone else can do the same. As leaders of competing paramilitary organizations, players have to successfully scout, secure, and deliver the weapons and intel found in each alien crash site to paying governments indifferent to loss of life. In time – while performing extremely dangerous incursions for alien artifacts – players begin to lift the veil behind government conspiracies and state-sponsored attempts to use alien technology to control the world’s population. This is only the tip of the iceberg as far as “first contact” goes: Humanity faces a much more serious threat that could lead to the total eradication of mankind.
In RAM Pressure, players will engage in pitched battles against other units as well hostile intelligence services. The goal? Establish contact with any surviving alien beings and uncover the factors that led to the extinction of their civilization. To succeed, players will need to equip and customize their soldiers to make them a well oiled, effective fighting force … eventually gaining knowledge of secrets literally beyond imagination.
Available on Windows and Mac in Q1 2019, RAM Pressure has been featured in a number of outlets – including One Angry Gamer, The Geekiary, MMO Games, Free MMO Station, Blue’s News, and Pop Geeks.
Read more about RAM Pressure, GDT, and QuadCom here.