Tribes Ascend to debut at QuakeCon

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Tribes Ascend

Hi-Rez Studios has announced that free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend will be playable at this year's QuakeCon. Attendees will be able to get some hands-on time with the sci-fi FPS, and register for a closed beta key. Read on for details.

As reported by VG24/7, Hi-Rez Studios COO Todd Harris said: “QuakeCon has been called the Woodstock of gaming and we’re thrilled to introduce Tribes: Ascend at this show,

QuakeCon has always delivered exceptional, competitive multiplayer gaming… for free; and that’s our mission with Tribes: Ascend.”

The massive LAN party will take place August 4-7 in Dallas, Texas. Tribes: Ascend is due to launch later in 2011.