Frozen Endzone, Mode 7 Games' turn-based strategy game based on American football, arrived today on Steam Early Access.
The Windows PC game's beta edition is available in four configurations, each of which adds to the previous tier. The $24.99 Basic Tier unlocks the game. The $34.99 Soundtrack Tier adds the soundtrack. The $54.99 Mega Tier adds an additional EP and soundtrack plus Mode 7's other strategy game, Frozen Synapse. The $99.99 Ultimate Tier adds in-game gloves, shoulder pads, a Frozen Synapse team and a unique stadium block. Linux and Mac versions are "coming soon," according to the game's Early Access page.
Announced in March 2013, Frozen Endzone imagines a future were humanoid robots play a sport that resembles football. As of this writing, the beta version of the game includes single-player games with customization options, Duplicate and Full Match multiplayer modes, team and play field editors, an in-game tutorial, a multiplayer ranking system and more. Mode 7 plans to add a "a big single player campaign / season mode where you can build your team, get involved with the intricacies of your player's lives and take part in complex league politics."
Press play above for a 10-minute trailer filled with gameplay and created to celebrate the game's Early Access launch.