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Killing Floor 2 is now on Steam

Killing Floor 2 is now on Steam Early Access

Killing Floor 2 With Nvidia GameWorks

Killing Floor 2 is now on Steam Early Access

 

Killing Floor 2 has just enter Steam Early Access and Simply put this game does early access right, with a perfectly playable game at launch and even mod support.

The Early access version is best describes as a very polished beta with 3 levels, 4 perks (classes), 27 weapons and 11 zeds (enemy types), 7 fully voiced playable characters and even a mod SDK. This game is a Co-op survival shooter, which supports up to 6 player play.  

 

 

This is what the developer Tripwire have to say about the game;

 

“This is the Steam Early Access for Killing Floor 2. The game is what we consider a "polished beta" and is ready for you to play, just with a reduced set of content, so that we can get player feedback on the balance and gameplay. That feedback will help us get the game to be the best it can be, as we add the rest of the content, piece by piece.

Tripwire Interactive has a very firm view on what Early Access means. And some very firm views on what it doesn't mean, as well. There may still be beta-level bugs, but nothing game-breaking. The game should be fully playable, from starting a co-op or solo game, through to beating the boss at the end of the game. The game is not "finished" yet - the Early Access version has a reduced set of Perks and weapons from the planned final set, so that we can balance a step at a time.

We see Early Access as an opportunity to involve you, the community, and actually incorporate your feedback as we balance and put the finishing touches on the game. For example, we know how to nail the feel of Killing Floor 2’s weapons, but perfect gameplay balance can only come from large scale play testing."

 

“We consider Killing Floor 2 to be very close to a Full Release candidate but with a smaller subset of the final content. There shouldn't be any game-breaking bugs. You should be able to use all the content in Early Access fully.”

 

Tripwire say that the game will remain in early access until "it's done", though their goal for the full release of the game is before the end of 2015. The full version will have 1o perks, more levels, more weapons and incorporate a lot of fan feedback from the Early access version. 

 

Killing Floor 2 is now on Steam

 

Below are the minimum and recommended system requirements of the game, which are very low by today's standards. While this game is not the best looking thing to come out in recent years it seems to be very well optimized 

 

Minimum:

  • CPU: Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66GHz or Phenom II X2 545
  • GPU: GeForce GTS 250 or Radeon HD 4830
  • RAM: 3GB
  • OS: Win7 64

 

Recommended:

  • CPU: Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz or Phenom II X4 955
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 560 or Radeon HD 6950
  • RAM: 4GB
  • OS: Win7 64

 

Killing floor 2 will be released PS4 on PCs (Linux/SteamOS and Windows) when the game is finished later in 2015. PC players will be able to play the game right now however due to it's availability on Steam Early Access.

It is great to see a developer set a goal of 60FPS from the start, unlike the developers of other titles who tend to just stick to a 30FPS target and later reduced resolution like seen in games like Dead Rising 3 and Assassin's Creed Unity.

If you want to see some recent PC gameplay of this title, i recommend that you watch Totalbiscuit's video on the pre-early access version he played. The game uses Nvidia's GameWorks Library, showing that it can be used top make a game which performs well if it isn't made by Ubisoft. 

 

You can join the discussion on Killing Floor 2's Early Access on the OC3D Forums. 

 

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22-04-2015, 10:36:54

notcool
Had a blast of it last night very awesome, maxed without AA at 1920x1200 on a GTX 960 and it looks amazing. I turned shadows to low too as you barely notice them and makes it alot smoother, did the same with KF1. Anyone else bought it yet?Quote

22-04-2015, 10:58:12

WYP
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Originally Posted by notcool View Post
Had a blast of it last night very awesome, maxed without AA at 1920x1200 on a GTX 960 and it looks amazing. I turned shadows to low too as you barely notice them and makes it alot smoother, did the same with KF1. Anyone else bought it yet?
Really want to buy it, just don't know may people that own it yet.Quote
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