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  HIT FANTASY RTS ‘CIRCLE EMPIRES’ RECEIVES MASSIVE FREE CONTENT UPDATE
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09/12/2018
 


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Publisher Iceberg Interactive and developer Luminous announce that their hit real-time strategy PC game Circle Empires will receive a massive content update today.

Amongst the many improvements being made, the free update adds new units, buildings and locations to the game. Later this month Circle Empires will also receive full Linux support.

In Circle Empires players must conquer a procedurally generated world made of interconnected circles. Circle Empires was released August 8 for PC and Mac and has been enthusiastically received by the community, with very positive review ratings on Steam. 

The content update adds a new unit, Hammermen. Leaders will now have workers of their respective species. For example, if you start the game as Puck the Pumpkin King, you will now have pumpkin workers. Zombies will now also function as workers.

New buildings which spawn dragons and wizards are also added in this the update. In addition to new buildings, there are now more circle types to conquer, as two new biome variations have been added: Dragon Lairs and Wizard Studies. New rare biome variations with large armies of hostile units are also added in this update.

Difficulty has been increased for Easy and Normal mode. Both modes now have more monsters to fight.

Also included in this update are Korean localization, many bug fixes, unit and leader balancing and UI improvements. For a detailed list of these changes, please visit the Circle Empires Steam forums.

Circle Empires can be purchased through the Steam store page at an SRP of 7.99$.

Supporting assets and links

To download supporting assets, including the launch trailer, please visit:

Circle Empires Press Kit

Review codes are available upon request.

Stay up-to-date with the latest Circle Empires news and information on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Circle-Empires/, on Twitter at https://twitter.com/circleempiresg, on Reddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/circleempires/ and on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/iceberginteractive

ABOUT LUMINOUS

Luminous is an Estonian indie game company founded by developer Mihkel Trei. He's been developing games since 2002 and got the idea of Circle Empires from a famous graphic designer who said "Always start a design by drawing a circle".

In 2016, Luminous partnered with Edvin Aedma, a developer on the Estonian indie hit Teleglitch: Die More Edition. Together, they decided to involve two more Estonian indie dev companies run by Edvin: Interactive Fate, to create a complete overhaul of all Circle Empires graphics, and Playtest Games, to ensure smooth production of the entire project.

ABOUT ICEBERG INTERACTIVE

Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans and is located in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of game developers, both midsize and indie. Having enjoyed recent success with titles such as Starpoint Gemini Warlords and Oriental Empires, the company has many exciting games in the pipeline, including Gas Guzzlers Extreme (PS4), Conarium (PS4/XB1), as well as Antigraviator (PS4/XB1), Headsnatchers (PS4), Shortest Trip to Earth (PC), The Sojourn (PC/PS4/XB1), and Lunacy: Saint Rhodes (PC). To learn more, please visit www.iceberg-games.com.

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Media Contact:

Mariëlle Salh

Iceberg Interactive

 +31-23-5430960

marielle[at]iceberg-games.com

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