Project Earth is leaving beta.

Abstract

Dear Backers, The beta test of Project Earth is finally over. We can’t thank you enough for your patience and generosity during our crowdfunding period. But before we roll out Earth 1.0, there’s a few things you should know. First, the bad news: this update comes with a server wipe. Yes, we know you’ve poured time and effort into your ‘lives’ on Earth, and it’s disappointing to lose your progress. Unfortunately, this can’t be helped. We experimented with methods of porting existing avatars into the new version, but it brings a host of compatibility issues with our new character-creation system (more on that later). As a consolation, we’re planning another exciting in-game ‘End of the World’ event, so you can go out with a bang. Here are some big changes to expect in the new update:

DOI: 10.1038/533432a

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@article{Alden2016ProjectEI, title={Project Earth is leaving beta.}, author={John W. Alden}, journal={Nature}, year={2016}, volume={533}, pages={432} }