Tribes: Ascend scores over a million downloads, driven by “positive word of mouth”
Hi-Rez Studios today announced that its free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend has been downloaded 1.2 million times. The studio noted positive word of mouth behind its success. It has also built a successful community around its game.
“It is truly the player support of the title that has driven the population growth,” said studio COO Todd Harris. He added that over 110,000 people have joined through the company’s referral system.
Tribes: Ascend has received three DLC updates so far. There is also a summer tournament being organized that will offer over $30,000 in cash and prizes for players.