Rays, Primary Cosmic USE PRIMARY COSMIC RAYS Rays, Reflected USE REFLECTED. REACTORs Reactor in Flight Test Program USE (Reactor USE RIFT. Cosmic Rift was released as an open beta in April 2001, which lasted until May 2002. Vega conflict wiki. From this point forward players were required to pay a monthly fee to gain full access to any of the Station Pass games, with limited capability permitted to non-subscribers.
Screenshot of a generic zone portraying the basic game play system and graphical interface, which bear resemblance to those of the game SubSpace.Cosmic Rift is provided as part of the Station Pass package offered by, which also includes. Its gameplay is comparable to 's, another two-dimensional space shooter written by Jeff Petersen prior to joining Sony's team. Today, Subspace remains available in a freeware flavor known as.Cosmic Rift was released as an open beta in April 2001, which lasted until May 2002. From this point forward players were required to pay a monthly fee to gain full access to any of the Station Pass games, with limited capability permitted to non-subscribers.One of the largest draws for subscribers was the 4 on 4 league which sustained the generally low popularity of the game until August 2004, when the league completed its sixth and final season. The remaining subscribers lingered for approximately one year playing only in the Rift Ball league (see zone description below) until August 2005. Since the end of this league, the Cosmic Rift's player base had been essentially non-existent.On May 23, 2007, it was announced that the Station Pass games would become completely free as of June 26, 2007.
A map editor for both Cosmic Rift and Infantry were also being worked on in hopes to have them publicly released by the time the three Station Pass games are made free. This announcement had initially prompted an increase in the population of the game's servers. Despite these efforts, however, the game's population still remained largely insubstantial.Closing On March 1 of 2012 announced that Cosmic Rift, and were to come to close on March 29, 2012.The reason given by for the closings was that development resources for those titles would be better put to use on developing newer games.