SAN FRANCISCO – May 17, 2013 – Ubisoft’s ShootMania Storm, the online multiplayer first person action game developed by Nadeo, creators of the TrackMania series, has been updated this week, adding the ability to import custom player skins and in-game objects so players can further customize the game. ShootMania Storm is already one of the most player-modified games available, with an easy-to-use editor included that has allowed users to generate their own maps and modes by the thousands.
ShootMania Storm is now available for personal computer via the game’s official web site: www.shootmania.com or via Valve’s Steam distribution service at http://store.steampowered.com/app/229870/.
Today’s update is one of many planned for the future from Ubisoft and Nadeo, and includes :
° Character Skin Importer: Players may now create and play with their own customizable avatars so they can design team uniforms, use clan insignias or simply develop any avatar of their own imagination
° Object Importer: Players may create and import items and dynamic objects
° Additional Features:
New features for scripts
Additional controls for bots
New items and objects API and features
The ability to use Mousewheel to change actions or weapons
New Storm blocks for map creation and decoration
Additional technical information on the update is available on the forums at forum.maniaplanet.com/. All of the latest news about updates and in-game events and activities can be found by following the game on Twitter (@Shootmania) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Shootmania)
About ShootMania Storm
Developed by Ubisoft’s Nadeo studio, ShootMania Storm is a fast-paced, multiplayer first-person shooter designed from the ground up for online and eSports competition. With multiple game modes and diverse play styles, ShootMania Storm is an innovative twist on familiar multiplayer gameplay that focuses on skill, speed and strategy.
The game also offers stout community support and interaction, connecting players from around the world with ladder rankings, friend-finding, community events, tournaments and more. The game's easy-to-use drag-and-drop editing tool is a revelation for amateur game designers, providing an avenue for world-building and design as well as immediate feedback from the people who know best -- the 600,000-strong ManiaPlanet community.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011-12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,061 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.
Founded in 2000 and based in Paris, France, Nadeo is the acclaimed developer of the TrackMania series, gathering over 16 million players from all over the world. With the ManiaPlanet initiative, Nadeo aims at providing the best possible support to its growing community of gamers whether they come for racing with TrackMania², competitive FPS with ShootMania, or RPG with QuestMania, providing all with a unique sense of fun and competition, as well as great tools for user-generated content. More information can be found here: http://www.nadeo.com