APB All Points Bulletin MMO Game

All Points Bulletin Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the developers and publishers of All Points Bulletin?

At this time their is no information regarding a beta for All Points Bulletin, however its safe to say most games nowadays do have beta's. And considering how unique APB is, they will need to tune things. The only real way to do this before launch is either private testing or a beta.

How much does it cost?

Nothing, after much confusion we can confirm there will be no monthly charge to play this game.

Does APB require a internet connection?

Yes, as it is online you will need a internet connection, and DSL/Cable+ preferably.

How large and how many cities will be available at launch for APB?

We can take a guess, that the cities will be rather "massive" But most likely larger then any Grand Theft Auto series game you have played, its important to note that in a given area 100 players will be nearby. And their is currently no information on how many cities, there will be in APB. The good thing because APB is located in cities, and hopefully rural area's also. It will be easy to expand on the size of the game from launch.

What methods are available for traveling:

Well, think about a city. We cant give a definite answers at this point, but you can guess their will be cars, motorcycles, trains, metro's and possibly even aircrafts such as helicopters and planes.

When will APB release?

Currently everything is pointing towards a 2008 release date. But if it doesn't release this year, were pretty sure we learn alot more this year for APB.

What are the minimum requirements?

APB is being developed on the Unreal 3.0 Engine, if you have a up to date system you should be fine. But to give you a rough estimate these are the requirements for Epic Unreal 3.0 Title : Unreal Tournament 3.

Minimum System Requirements

Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista, 2.0+ GHZ Single Core Processor, 512 Mbytes of System RAM, NVIDIA 6200+ or ATI Radeon 9600+ Video Card

Recommended System Requirements

2.4+ GHZ Dual Core Processor, 1 GBytes of System RAM, NVIDIA 7800GTX+ or ATI x1300+ Video Card

Will there be player housing?

No information regarding this is released yet, but it seems like an adequate feature for a game of this nature.

Is APB DirectX10?

Unreal 3.0 supports DirectX10, that being said it safe to say APB should have some of the latest DirectX10 features, although it most likely will be a DirectX9 title.

Will APB be cross-platform PC, Xbox360?

It's unlikely that APB will be cross-platform, but we have no information on this topic.

What does PVE & PVP stand for?

PVE; Player Versus Environment | PVP : Player Versus Player

Will their be PVE & PVP in APB?

Well thats what makes a MMO primarily. It's confirmed it will include PVP and you will be fighting over territories. We do not have any information if PVE will be available, and if so what it includes.

What is the level cap in APB, if any :

It unknown what the level cap will be for APB, or if it will be more of a ranking system in general. It is known that you level or skill up, by how good you are at a task versus questing and such in a normal MMORPG.

Will their be guild support

Typical MMO's do have guild support, but we are not entirely sure how APB is going to work this out yet.

What are the sides you can choose?

You can join either : Enforcers or Criminals.

Will their be a Xbox360 beta?

Their is no information regarding a Xbox360 Beta.

What kind of game is APB?

It is a MMO - Massively Multiplayer Online Hybrid, APB is a unique game, therefore hybrid is represented as this.

Can you listen to music in your vehicle?

Yes, Realtime Worlds has even partnered with last.fm to provide your own play lists, to play in your vehicle, so you can listen to what you want!

What do icons above players represent?

Red icons show your fellow criminals members, while blue icons show enforcers.

Will APB have physics?

To a certain extent yes, it should be noted this is a huge area to cover so it takes alot of power for these kinds of calculations. So physics may be very limited, like cars blowing up and boxes on the street you can hit with a car.

Once you capture a "point", what determines your group will keep this area?

Once you capture a point, AI will take place in your area, and watch over it the best they can. The higher level you are, the better the AI will be.

What are the services areas

America, Europe, Asia

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