When PlayStation 4 launched on November 15, 2013 in the US and Canada, Warframe was the first downloadable free-to-play game available. If you thought space ninjas were cool then and you downloaded our game, you either know how much has changed since that launch, or are wondering why you’re still reading about Warframe four years later. Why, after nearly four years, is now a prime time to pick up Warframe? It’s simple: Plains of Eidolon is our biggest, most ambitious update ever. And we think you will love it. It’s also free…
So, just what is Plains of Eidolon? Let’s do a little rewind first. At launch, Warframe was a small Beta game with just a few procedurally generated maps and a few Warframes. In the early days of Warframe, the developers would often describe it as the hyper sci-fi version of other established cooperative survival shooters. It was simple and modest, especially when compared to what it is now, but even so many were drawn to download it. In fact, after Netflix, it was the second most downloaded app on PS4. But it left a lot to be desired – both in content and direction.
In early 2017, the dev team at Digital Extremes decided to create something brand new for itself and its players. We wanted to challenge ourselves in a different way. But what could we possibly do after four years of iterating, writing dozens of lore-based updates, continuously evolving our in-house engine, and creating 33 entirely unique Warframes? We wanted to give our players something they have never seen before. With today’s Plains of Eidolon announcement, we’re introducing Landscapes, a simple enough concept which eschews playing through randomly generated tilesets and instead offers a living space where players can discover, explore and experience a fully open environment.
Calling all Tenno. Warframe is celebrating its third year on PlayStation, and even though the war with the Grineer rages on, we thought it would be great to celebrate.
Beginning November 22, all PlayStation Plus members will receive the exclusive Booster pack in Warframe on PS4. Valued at $22, this pack will help you get started, or continue the fight.
In addition to sweeping, across-the-board performance enhancements and improvements, the Tubemen of Rigor Update delivers Warframe’s greatest challenge yet. Join the free-to-play, third-person shooter fight in an all-new, 8-player cooperative mission, the Law of Retribution!
Every Update to Warframe is full of content that brings our free-to-play space ninja experience to the next level. Warframe: Sanctuary features a new elemental Warframe, a PvP overhaul, and the Sanctuary of Simaris… that’s just part of what’s to come in our latest Update.
Since Warframe is a free-to-play third-person shooter, we try to fill every update with as many unique weapons and events as we can. When it comes to space ninja-ing, there are few things more satisfying than leaping into action and unleashing a hailstorm of bullets from a shiny new gun, or cutting through enemies with a newly polished blade. For Warframe, Update: Stolen Dreams adds a lot.
Warframe’s latest update arrives today, bringing a whole new set of weapons and game modes for Space Ninjas to sink their teeth into. With new social Relays to explore, Syndicates to discover, the return of an old nemesis, and an epic struggle in space against a towering foe, this update to our free sci-fi shooter looks to be one of the biggest yet.
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