Ring of Elysium
Ring of Elysium (Chinese: 无限法则) is a free-to-play, multiplayer online battle royale game developed by Aurora Studios and published by Tencent TCH Scarlet Limited to be specific and is available to download for free on Steam, DMM & Garena. In North America, Europa and parts of Asia it was released on Steam on September 19, 2018 as a free-to-play early access game on the North American servers, and on November 25, 2018 on the European servers.
|Ring of Elysium|
Shaun ChasinEdwin Wendler
|Release||Early Access - Steam
Closed Beta - Garena
Ring Of Elysium is heavily based on its narrative style and deep lore connecting each and everything happening in the game every season. Each season continues the story and adds 3 new characters into the game with each having their own backstories and connections to the events taking place in the Ring Of Elysium Universe. In Season 1, players are introduced to the snowy mountains of Mt. Dione as they must fight to death till 4 can escape its disastrous snowstorm Ymir. In Season 2, players are introduced into Europa Island, as once again, they fight for guaranteed survival as they attempt to escape from a volcanic eruption and the ash that descends across the map.
Season 1: Arctic SurvivalEdit
The story begins with the introduction of three new characters from the Elysium universe being Lynn, Hikage and Gavin each having their own backstory. In the classic match, Sixty people are trapped in a snow mountain-based map "Mt. Dione", assaulted by a disastrous snowstorm Ymir. The way out is a rescue flight which can only save up to four people. Survivors must stay ahead of the approaching storm while eliminating competitors. Players are equipped with a snowboard, climbing gear, or a hang glider, to traverse the snowy terrain and adapt to fights and other intense situations.
Season 2: Paradise FallsEdit
The story continues and we see 3 new characters in Season 2 being Bradley, Sylvia, and Alfonso. Sixty people are trapped on a tropical island and the players must escape a cloud of Volcanic Ash engulfing the brand new map Europa Island. A rescue helicopter will arrive in the final safe zone to rescue 4 players; time is critical, as the pyroclastic flow eruption is imminent. The classic matches on Europa Island start with a choice from 3 Traversal Equipments being the Hang Glider, BMX Bike, and the Grappling Hook, the players have to use the three Traversal Equipment choices and survive the Volcanic Ash as well as fight other players for surviving while keeping an eye on the Volcanic Ash which fills the air gradually with toxic gases and ash from the volcano as the match progresses and failing to stay away from the Ash Storm leads to swift death from the toxic gases!
Season 3: Storm The EuropaEdit
The story continues and another 3 characters enter the Elysium Universe being Captain Fokke, Elliot and Saki. The core gameplay remains the same as the additions of a Pirate Sheep makes things interesting. During every game round, after the dynamic weather system of ROE[Ring Of Elysium] went into "Typhoon" mode, a cursed pirate ship appeared on the map and while the ship was moving, loot boxes (pirate barrels) were also getting continuously thrown off the ship as an extra source of high tier loot and also a brand new tactical item DPV was added into the game later in the season for underwater treasure hunting and highlighting the secrets of an ancient civilization the ruins of which were found deep inside the water bodies of Europa Island.
The game was released to Steam for early access in North America on September 19, 2018, proceeding with September 20 for Asia, and September 25 for Europe.
In January of 2019, a model named Mei Yan posted to her twitter account about the game using her likeness without permission, along with images showing the similarities between promotional images for the character and a 2015 post on Yan's instagram. The character was removed soon after, though possibly only due to the ending of Season 1.
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