Tempest Rising – Check Out the Demo

Developers Slipgate Ironworks & 2B Games as well as publisher 3D realms released a new trailer for the upcoming classic RTS Tempest Rising. In addition to the glimpses of gameplay and the story, the team also shared exciting news. Tempest Rising PC demo is now available on Steam and you can check it out.

“Get a taste for Tempest Rising in this playable demo! Experience the first mission of both the Global Defence Forces and the Tempest Dynasty in their desperate struggle for dominance and resources. The classic Real-Time Strategy experience that you love and remember.”

The developers describe the game as a classic RTS inspired by the greats of 90s and 2000s married to the modern production and performance. Tempest Rising features 3 unique factions, each with its own approach to combat and economy and offering a variety of strategies for players of all stripes, maps with neutral structures to contest and neutral populations to contend with, deep and rewarding gameplay that keeps a focus on strategy while rewarding skill.

The game features 2 separate campaigns: the Global Defense Forces (GDF) and Tempest Dynasty (DYN), each consisting of 15 missions. The demo features the first one of each. Proceed to the Steam page to learn more.

Tempest Rising – Features

  • Classic RTS base building with fast and fluid hard-hitting combat.
  • 3 asymmetrical playable factions, each featuring distinct economy and play styles.
  • Each faction offers a unique roster of units.
  • 2 epic single player campaigns with between-mission cutscenes.
  • Skirmish, custom games, and ranked multiplayer matchmaking with Elo rating.

Tempest Rising – Preliminary Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 or 11 (64 bit)
  • Processor: AMD / Intel CPU running at 3.0 GHz or higher: AMD Kaveri A10-7850K or Intel Pentium DualCore G3220 or newer is recommended / Ryzen 5 2400G (for systems using an integrated GPU)
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD/NVIDIA dedicated graphics card, with at least 4GB of dedicated VRAM and with at least DirectX 11.0 and Shader Model 5.1 support
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: These are preliminary specs that can and will change
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