Do you have $9.99, a yearning for a unique open-world sandbox, and a tolerance for a not-quite-ready-for-primetime experience? If so, TUG
is ready and waiting for you to explore it.
MMO is now available through Steam Early Access for 10 bucks
. The low introductory cost is due to the "unfinished nature of the game" and will be raised as time goes by. TUG
currently features two modes, creative and survival, for players to enjoy.
Developer Peter Salinas
said that the title has made great strides through its alpha testing: "We've had such tremendous feedback and support from our players in our early alpha, and we can't wait to see all the amazing and creative things players will continue to do with the game. By looking at our community's play patterns and listening to their feedback, we can keep our development focused on what our players want."
Massively has a hands-on look at TUG
coming to you later this afternoon, so stay tuned!
[Update: A message sent to Kickstarter backers assures everyone that the official launch date for the game is still January 2015 and that all backers will receive Steam keys early next week.]
[Source: Nerd Kingdom press release]