February 23, 2024

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Industry Vets Publish RTS ‘Desynced’, Launching August 15, 2023

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Desynced, the beltless automation RTS hybrid featuring fully customizable units from publisher Forklift Interactive and developer Stage Games, launches on Windows PC via Steam Early Access on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. Founded by former tinyBuild Publishing Director and Adult Swim Games Product Lead, Forklift Interactive will take strategy fans to a satisfying, synchronized haven in the publisher’s debut title. Starting today, players will be able to enroll for the closed playtest on the Steam page.

Take refuge on a foreign planet, blooming with life and endless possibilities. Work alone or with a team to erect and automate a bustling base of operations, further scientific advancement, and repair the ship. Dispatch base units equipped with a variety of highly customizable, interchangeable attachments to explore an expansive, procedurally generated landscape ripe with untold dangers and valuable resources.

Once an optimal location has been established, send bots toting the latest in mining technology to harvest metal and laterite ore, crystal clusters, and other native resources. Don other robots with fabricators to manufacture metal plates and enforced frames, crafting the beginnings of a successful operation. Wield these building blocks to strategically construct foundational facilities and produce vital pieces of technology.

Bolster structures with defensive add-ons such as turrets, shields, and others to withstand attacks from droves of hostile indigenous creatures and rival factions in multiplayer matches. Once fortified, traverse diverse biomes including lush grasslands, dense forests, rocky plateaus, and more to discover new materials for further expansion. Weather evolving climate changes while developing advanced technology to break into unexplorable areas, blights, and gather new materials.

Experiment with thousands of layout possibilities to create a free flowing, fully automated hub. Utilize a complex tech tree to further research and develop more advanced hardware. Create new challenges by adjusting the hostility level of alien lifeforms and uncover hidden secrets in the mysterious world ahead.

“Desynced features automation without belts,” said Andrei Podoprigora, CEO, Forklift Interactive. “Instead of managing the flow of materials, players must learn to manage the behavior of their bots. Fans of automation, base-building, and even RTS games will find something to love as they strive to build, explore, and survive on an alien world.”

Desynced will launch worldwide on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 for Windows PC via Steam Early Access for $29.99. For more information, please visit the game’s official website, join the community on Twitter and Discord, and search #DesyncedGame on social media.