If you have been on the point of sail the skies in Bossa Studios’ Worlds Adrift, you’re going to have to attend that little bit longer. In a video replace, Bossa have said that they’ve needed to delay the closed beta stage of Worlds Adrift, to allow them to polish up some points that appeared throughout their most up-to-date alpha check.
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According to designer Luke Williams, alpha 6 of Worlds Adrift “highlighted a lot of shortcomings” that Bossa “weren’t completely satisfied to launch with.” While they’ve managed to repair points like the shortage of metallic on beginning islands and thunderstorms inflicting appreciable display shake, components just like the character creator nonetheless require appreciable work earlier than the closed beta is prepared for launch.
When the closed beta does arrive, the character creator will lastly permit gamers to customize their character to not be one among a legion of blonde-haired, blue-eyed sky pirates. The beta will fluctuate up the wilderness of Worlds Adrift, with the sport now producing extra islands over a a lot bigger space of the sky.
Ship frames will probably be salvageable in the end, which means you aren’t left with a ineffective husk of a ship when you realise it’s too huge to fly. You also can salvage the ship frames of different gamers in the event that they merely abandon them someplace within the sky. Bossa are additionally working to scale back situations of griefing by eliminating the notorious “bomb-glider” combo. They have made bombs non-stackable gadgets, which means griefers can solely carry a small quantity of explosive whereas on a suicide mission. Gliders have additionally acquired a rework, the place pilots now should preserve transferring to cease them from falling out of the sky.
For all the main points about what’s scheduled to come back within the Worlds Adrift closed beta, do take a look at the developer diary above for all the data. The delay ought to solely be a matter of weeks, quite than months, so anticipate the beta to launch someday in the summertime.