DwarfHeim, the co-op fantasy real-time strategy game coming from Merge Games and Pineleaf Studio, has shifted gears. Following a multiplayer beta test in June, the developer has introduced that DwarfHeim will head into the Steam Early Access program this fall, permitting the participant neighborhood to assist information the remainder of improvement because the studio finalises the sport.

“We want to make sure DwarfHeim is the best co-op RTS experience out there,” says Hans-Andreas Kleven, Pineleaf CEO, in a post to the game’s Steam page. “Our Early Access launch this fall will allow us to keep developing the game together with our community, seeing what features engage players the most, and learning what can be done to make DwarfHeim more fun.”

Early Access may show invaluable to a co-op game like DwarfHeim, which will rely closely on its sense of problem versus stability. The thought is to steer a band of dwarves and assist them set up a settlement, then defend it from assaults from hostile creatures and rival clans.

Here’s the trailer, in case you missed it:

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Pineleaf additionally introduced a brand new deliberate mode for DwarfHeim known as skirmish. In skirmish, you’ll be taking up an more and more difficult sequence of AI opponents, every by itself map that gives its personal new obstacles and issue.

There’s no date set but for the Early Access launch, however Pineleaf expects it to be someday within the early fall. DwarfHeim will additionally run one other closed beta August 7-16, and you could find out learn how to take part in that by trying out the official Discord server the place they’ll type you proper out with a beard and helmet.