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Failed Kickstarter Death, Inc. returns as playable alpha title

Ambient Studios title Death, Inc. failed to reach its Kickstarter funding goal on the crowdfunding website, but the developer is now offering a alpha version of the game to users for $10, VG247 reports.

The new pay-for-alpha title offers players instant access to the current version of the game. The title will be updated over the coming months until its launch later in November. Those who wait until November to purchase the title at launch will have to pay $19.99.

"We were overwhelmed by the support we received during our recent Kickstarter campaign," said Ambient Studios director Jonny Hopper in a prepared statement. "Despite the fact we didn't reach our initial target, we did raise support of over £122,000 that's a tremendous amount of support which has given us the confidence to push on.

"Doing it ourselves has also given us the freedom to give more back to the community. Players who pre-purchase the game now will be able to join us on this incredible journey as Death, Inc. helping us shape it into the game we know will be enjoyed by the world over. The tiered nature of Kickstarter meant it made sense for us to limit alpha access to players who pledged $40 or more; now everyone who supports us will get immediate access to the game through until the final version later this year."

You can pre-purchase from the official Death, Inc. website.

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