ShootMania Storm update allows for even more user created content

by: Nathan -
ShootMania Storm has been out for a little over month and features a ton of ways for players to create their own content, but players will be getting even more ways to create their own content with the latest update. 

The game was updated this week and includes the following new features.

Character Skin Importer - Players can now create and play with their own customizable avatars which means that players can now create their own team uniforms. This also allows players to be able to place clan insignias on the uniforms or simply develop an original avatar. Players are only limited by their own imaginations.  

Object Importer - Players can 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 Mouse wheel to change actions or weapons
  • New Storm blocks for map creation and decoration 
Additional information about the update can be found on the official forums.

Also be sure to check out their official Facebook page and follow them on Twitter.

Finally be sure to check out my review of the game

​​UBISOFT’S SHOOTMANIA STORM UPDATE ADDS EVEN MORE PLAYER CUSTOMIZATION
Competitive FPS Adds Skin and Object Importers, New Functionality


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.

About Ubisoft:
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.
 
About Nadeo:
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
 

 
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