5 Lives Studios has just announced that its spiritual successor to Syndicate Wars, Satellite Reign, is now available on Steam Early Access. Moreover, the game comes with a 10% discount until December 18th, meaning that it will cost you around 25,19€.
Satellite Reign is a real-time, class-based strategy game. You control a team of four agents, each with distinct and unique abilities, collectively battling for control of a simulated, living cyberpunk city.
Satellite Reign’s city is divided into four main districts, each one themed and controlled by different factions. This Early Access release contains the entirety of the first district, the Downtown District.
As the game’s Early Access description reads:
The following is a short list of a few of the features available in the current Early Access build.
- All four player agent classes.
- Agent skill and ability upgrades.
- Cover-system for both players and NPCs.
- Mission/quest system.
- Weapon loudouts and upgrades.
- Gear/item researching.
- Destructible cover.
The following is a list of features which are presently being implemented, but not currently included in this build for balance and stability reasons.
- Agent cloning.
- Additional skills, abilities, weapons, items, etc.
- Factional relationships.
- Propaganda system.
- Playable tutorial mission.
- Iron-Man Mode.