New Video for Albion Online - The First True Cross-Platform MMO Unveiled
Albion Online is a medieval sandbox MMO developed by Sandbox Interactive. It is also the first true cross-platform MMO, running on different systems such as Windows, Mac, iOS and Android at the same time and in the same stunning world. Below is an introduction video of the game by its developers, have a look.
(Albion Online - Introduction)
First True Cross-Platform MMO!
Recently, Sandbox Interactive has unveiled a new video for Albion Online, demonstrating its cross-platform capabilities, below is the video. In addition, Albion Online is scheduled to go into beta in early 2014, it's magical to see.
(Albion Online - the first true cross-platform MMO)
In this video, Sandbox Interactive has gathered all of their office hardware together to bring us a step-by-step look at how Albion Online runs on different devices. In the first part of the video, they launch the game on all the different platforms to show us the loading times we can expect, and in the second part they get a group of player characters together to show players enjoying one massive world together, regardless of their chosen platform.
Albion Online’s cross-platform development has presented a lot of challenges to the team, though it has also brought some surprising advantages. Developing for both PCs and tablets has resulted in a heavy focus on optimization, for example, from which all versions have benefited. Constantly looking to balance performance and game mechanics on each device has meant that all versions of the game run as smoothly as they can. Performance considerations have also resulted in Albion Online’s clean, distinctive art style, which has been highly praised in the press as well as by fans.