Uru: Ages Beyond Myst play test opportunity
Thursday, August 21, 2003
Interested gamers can signup at the game's home website.
Ubi Soft Entertainment and Cyan Worlds, Inc., developers of MYST and Riven, today announced they have expanded the play test program for the upcoming title, Uru: Ages Beyond Myst for the PC in conjunction with the unveiling of a new community-focused web site, found at http://www.urulive.com.
"As we enter the final stage of the game’s development, we are excited to invite interested fans to assist us in improving and shaping the evolving world of Uru.” said Rand Miller, founder and CEO Cyan Worlds, Inc.
Play testers will experience both the single player game and Uru Live. Candidates will need a PC with a broadband internet connection (see specs for minimum requirements below) and must visit http://www.urulive.com to sign up.
Uru is the latest chapter in the MYST series – one of the most widely recognized game brands in history, with more than 12 million units sold worldwide. Uru is scheduled to launch in November, 2003 at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $49.99.
PC Requirements for Uru: Ages Beyond Myst:
Supported OS: Windows® 98SE/ME/2000/XP (only)
Processor: Intel® Pentium® III 800 MHz or AMD Athlon™ (Pentium IV or Athlon 2 GHz or greater recommended)
Video Card: 3D graphics video card w/ 32 MB, hardware transformation, and lighting (3D graphics video card w/ 64 MB, pixel and vertex-shader capability)
Sound Card: DirectX® 8.1-compatible sound card (DirectX® 8.1-compatible EAX 3.0 recommended)
CD-ROM Drive: 4X CD-ROM drive or faster (Not recommended for use with CD-RWs)
Monitor: 800x600 resolution, 16 bit color monitor (1280x1024 resolution recommended)
Hard Drive Space: 2 GHz (4 GHz recommended)
Peripherals Supported: 101-key standard keyboard; two-button mouse
Internet Connection: Not required (ADSL or Cable modem recommended for Uru Live)