Q: WHAT IS SHATTERED SKIES?
A: Shattered Skies is a full-loot-drop open world sandbox game focused on survival, looting and shooting as you compete with other players for in game objectives and rewards. You'll fight both aliens as well as other players in your quest for glory.
Q: I JUST BOUGHT THE GAME, WHERE IS THE DOWNLOAD LINK?!
A: You can download the game here: download game. You’ll need approximately 8GB of disk space to download and install Shattered Skies.
Q: CAN I STREAM AND UPLOAD VIDEOS FROM SHATTERED SKIES?
A: Yes of course! We encourage all players to share their Shattered Skies experience with others!
Q: WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM SPECS FOR PC?
A: OS: Windows® 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 | AMD FX-6100, or better
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 with 2 GB VRAM AMD Radeon HD 7770 with 1 GB VRAM, or better
DirectX: Version 11
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 8 GB available space
Additional Notes: Laptop models of these desktop cards may work as long as they are on-par in terms of performance with at least the minimum configuration.
Q: WHAT ARE THE RECOMMENDED SPECS FOR PC?
A: OS: Windows® 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 | AMD FX-8350, or better
Memory: 6 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 | AMD Radeon R9 290, or better
DirectX: Version 11
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 14 GB available space
Additional Notes: Laptop models of these desktop cards may work as long as they are on-par in terms of performance with at least the recommended configuration.
Q: CAN I PLAY WITH FRIENDS?
A: Yes, you can play with your friends. Use the in game Friends List to join the server they are playing on and spawn in close proximity for easy meeting up and grouping!
Q: IS THERE GROUPING?
A: Yes. Group with up to 4 other players. Players within group can see eachother on the map with a green chevron as well as cannot harm each other to prevent backstabbing. Players that attempt to leave group will automatically warn group members via chat that they are leaving and will soon be combat capable.
Q: DO MY ITEMS DROP ON DEATH?
A: Yes, Shattered Skies uses a full drop rule set for items in your backpack. Cosmetic items are permanent and do not drop on death.
Q: ARE THERE NON-COMBAT AREAS?
A: Yes, Dominion Outposts are non-combat areas where you can store loot in your Global Vault, interact with NPC's as well as trade and chat with other players.
Q: IS THERE MOD SUPPORT?
A: No, we do not support any 3rd party modifications to the client.
Q: WHAT ANTI-CHEAT DOES SHATTERED SKIES USE?
A: We use a state-of-the-art in house Anti-Cheat developed specifically for Shattered Skies.
Q: ARE THERE FACTIONS?
A: Yes, Shattered Skies has 3 different NPC Factions with which you can gain reputation and unlock rewards at vendors found in Dominion Outposts. Gain reputation with The Dominion, The Chaos Brotherhood and the Merchants Guild.
Q: ARE THERE NPCS, MONSTERS OR ENEMIES TO FIGHT?
A: Yes, Shattered Skies has scout aliens currently roaming the world that players can fight.
Q: IS THERE CRAFTING?
A: Yes, players can craft various survival related items. Craft materials are held separately of character backpack and do not drop on death making crafting easy to manage.
Q: WHAT'S THE FIRST THING I SHOULD DO AS A NEW PLAYER?
A: Try to find a weapon and some ammunition as well as some medical supplies, then some food and water. This should help you heal your wounds and give you enough fire power to fend off some aliens. Once you've gathered some items, try participating in a map objective or teaming up with other players to gather epic loot!
Q: CAN I RENT A PRIVATE SERVER?
A: There is currently no support for private server rentals however this is a service we are interested in providing in the future.
Q: ARE THERE PVE ONLY SERVERS?
A: No
Q: HOW MANY PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED ON EACH SERVER?
A: Up to 80 players can play at the same time on each server.
Q: ARE CHARACTERS LOCKED TO SERVERS?
A: No, your character, Global Vault contents, and all items within your backpack persist as you switch servers.
Q: IS THERE VOIP?
A: Yes, you can chat with other players via VOIP.
Q: IS THERE FIRST PERSON OR THIRD PERSON OR BOTH?
A: There is support for both first and third person play styles.
Q: ARE THERE COSMETIC SKINS FOR MY CHARACTER AND MY WEAPONS?
A: Yes, there are cosmetic skins for weapons and character cosmetics for helmet, facewear, chest, legs and shoes.