Evolve goes free to play

Kraken Evolve

Hey remember the game Evolve? If not, don’t worry not many people do. In all honesty the game was pretty awesome, but for one reason or another it never really achieved the mass level of success that many people were predicting. The dev team behind the game, Turtle Rock Studios, is truly showing its ability to evolve itself by completely changing up the structure of the game by going  free to play. Starting today you will be able to pick up the game absolutely free. If you have already been playing the game before the change, you will be rewarded by having instant access to anything you have purchased and unlocked before the change, plus some loyalty rewards that will be revealed later.

There will be a new system of both paid and in-game currency that will be used to unlock stuff in the game. Like many other free-to-play games, there will be daily and weekly challenges that can incentivise players to come back each week and unlock more fun stuff. There is no better time to get into Evolve than now, which they are calling Stage 2. I applaud this move and think it’s something other game devs should consider doing in similar situations. Seriously, who thought this far removed from the launch of Evolve we would be talking about it again?

Are you going to start playing Evolve now? Did you ever stop playing? Sound off in the comments below!

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