Bigpoint reveal their registration figures for the free to play browser based sci-fi title.
Since Battlestar Galactica Online launched back in February, Bigpoint say that the game has now surpassed one million registrations and today they rolled out the first major update which briungs new features to the game.
New Strike Ships, the ability to command a Battlestar or Basestar and the addition of Nukes are the main additions in this new update.
Powerful new Strike ships! With Merits, players can purchase two of the most frequently requested player ship types – the Viper Mk VII and Cylon War Raider. These fast and deadly fighters feature heavier firepower than other Strike ships, and can bring a decisive edge to any engagement. They also look pretty damn cool.
Command a Battlestar or Basestar! One of the most frequently requested features ever since the Closed Beta began is now a reality. With Merits, players can take temporary command of the Pegasus or secondary Basestar and spearhead attacks on enemy territory or make a stand against enemy aggression.
Nukes! With today’s update, Nuclear Warheads will only be available via Merits, and have been increased in power. Used wisely, they will able to turn the tide of any battle.
One of the major updates is the addition of Merits which is a new currency earned during PvP play which gives acccess to rewards only available with this currency.