Ashes of Creation Shoots for the Stars as Alpha One Begins

In some of the biggest news to hit the MMORPG world in years, Intrepid Studios has announced the commencement of Ashes of Creation Alpha One phase of development. After a hugely successful “Preview Weekend” which saw over 200K concurrent viewers on Twitch, the Ashes of Creation community is more excited than ever to see what’s next for the keenly anticipated title. As part of its commitment to an open and transparent game design process, Intrepid Studios will be laser-focused on community feedback across all of the systems and features that will be part of Alpha One.
“I am overwhelmed by how supportive our glorious community has been while following along with our development journey. Everyone here at Intrepid Studios has been pouring their love and passion into Ashes of Creation, and we are extremely excited to have more folks join us on this adventure as we shape the world of Verra together. Every piece of feedback goes towards helping us create a better MMORPG, so from every one of our developers, thank you!” Community Marketing Lead at Intrepid, Margaret Krohn.

Alpha One will run from Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific to Friday, August 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific and will allow players to play and test a number of systems in their core state including:

  • Server deployment and performance
  • System functionalities and behavior testing
  • Player characters and races
  • Combat systems
  • Character progression
  • Player-based economy
  • Node features
  • Sieges and Raid bosses
  • Ancillary systems including: caravans, drop, spawn, and reward table adaptations, player trading, mount and vehicle systems, raid and party functionality, guild progression and persistence, guild hierarchy, and chat systems
  • …and more!

The divine gateway of Verra is now open! This is an exciting time for everyone in the Ashes of Creation community, and there’s more to come, so be on the lookout for future development information at

Ashes of Creation began life as a KickStarter project back in May of 2017. After over 9500 backers donated more than $3M USD, this marks a significant milestone in the development of the project, which no longer has any NDA in place as testers will be allowed and encouraged to share their experiences as the world of Verra comes to life on its path to launch.

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About Intrepid Studios and Ashes of Creation
Founded in 2015, Intrepid Studios is the independent developer and publisher of the upcoming and Most Anticipated MMORPG, Ashes of Creation. Based in beautiful Southern California, Intrepid has assembled a veteran AAA team of tremendous talent and experience in the MMORPG industry. Passion and dedication are the key components for our recipe for success. At the heart of our motivation and commitment is our amazing community and their awe-inspiring support for everyone at Intrepid.