There are currently 8 maps in the game with combat area boundaries having shape of a cube, side length of 30 kilometres (30.000 m).
Every map can host each of 4 match types with randomly assigned objective location and spawn point for each team.
Additionally there is one unique map for PvE scenario.
Pandora I. The Lost Expedition
The center of Pandora is a confirmation of the Precursors’ colossal might.
Mankind was still making its baby steps when they have already put themselves in control of a star, turning it into a generator. For thousands of years Pandora supplied the ancient race with energy for experiments.
The surface of the celestial body is covered with liquid lava-like substance, which is nothing more than a cover that keeps the energy inside the star and does not allow it to glow.
Most ships, affected by areas of low radiation in the planet’s vicinity, simply disappear. As for the pockets of high radiation, they have been studied even less - any vehicle, which falls on the periphery of the zone, immediately breaks down. Outside of Pandora, such phenomena are not recorded.
The conflict for the center of Pandora is the fight for the most valuable research equipment, missing in the heart of the system together with a large-scale expedition, whose aim was to examine, and perhaps make the majestic star generator work to their advantage.
Temperature: 2500 K
Weight: 0.17 M / M
Radius: 0.17 R / R
Luminosity: 0.0000001 L / L
Right ascension: 21ch43 m27s
Declination: +58 ° 46'45
Ceres III. Northern mining station
Orbit of the planet Ceres-3 can be called one of the "hot spots" in space, where the interests of all three powerful races and independent mercenaries collide.
Several abandoned factories were found in the neighbouring asteroid belt, marked with the logos of a mining company belonging to one of Jericho’s families.
Buildings look long abandoned, operating in emergency mode with only one of the transmitters transmitting the same sequence of digits. But it’s not what puzzles the onlookers. Each session marks the date of the message as year 5120 that hasn’t come yet.
Jericho tries hard to return the unit to their hands, yet they face resistance from the forces of the Empire and the Federation. However, none of the races can establish even a small operations center around the abandoned factory because of continuous fighting for an undisclosed Precursor structure unfolding in the immediate vicinity of the asteroid belt.
System: New Ceres
Planet: Ceres-3, stationary orbit, 19o29 '
Location: North of the field of waste
Right ascension: unstudied
Thar. Ancient Ruins
Troy is a huge graveyard of abandoned stations of the Precursors. Giant buildings of unknown purpose, ominously shimmering in greenish shades of Troy's argon light evoke primal fear in the mind of any man.
Thar is one of the richest planets in this system when it comes to fascinating discoveries. The orbit of this celestial body is full of complex structures, filled with various devices with obscure functions.
Mercenaries and adventurers of all factions explore Troy's giant repository of alien tech, taking away all sorts of debris and curious mechanisms - in short, everything you can possibly get with minimal risk and sell with the maximum profit.
However, it is worth noting that only the bravest mercenaries dare rob Troy - nobody knows what one can in this system after a hyperjump.
Temperature: 2500 K
Right ascension: unstudied
Following the discovery of the Precursor station burial ground, the Troy system has been thoroughly investigated by independent expeditions of several corporations. However, the debris group № 256 was discovered by accident by an Imperial supply ship in 4620. A research cruiser was sent study the artifacts found during the expedition. A day after the researchers reached their goal, all their comms went silent. Causes of the accident are still unknown.
The basic theory of the chance discovery of the ruined station the station and the subsequent disappearance of the research cruiser is that it’s possibly one of the Precursor devices affecting the structure of space and time, as these devices have often been found in a variety of sectors with traces of the presence of this ancient race. Now the struggle is afoot not only for control of the station, but also for the research cruiser, full of the most advanced technologies.
Space conceals many mysteries, and the sector is one of the most mysterious and dangerous of them all. Most of the ships, whose route ran through the area, did not reach their destinations.
Anomalous activity in this part of the universe has been known even during the reign of the ancient race of precursors. Legend has it that the soldiers of the Precursors used the system’s distortion of time and space as a trap to destroy their enemies. Since then and to this day in, the sector is responsible for the disappearance of more than a hundred ships, including several research expeditions.
The research in the anomalous zone helped establish that objects like "Devil’s Jaw" introduce significant distortions in the fabric of space and time, which disables all navigation systems, as well as jams signals of other receivers many light years away. Installing navigation beacons prevented further disasters, but a war broke out for the right to control the object.
Cold expanse of space hides many secrets, but only few of them are destined to attract attention of the rulers of the most powerful organizations in the universe.
Representatives of all three superpowers come to the newly discovered system of Troy, where a special asteroid belt, containing an unknown metal has been found. This metal is hidden in the depths of icy asteroids and tempered by the presence of the burning gas giant. Will one of the races manage to seize stocks of this unusual item? Is it possible that the metal will determine the outcome of wars, and will advance the study of the Precursors?
So far, none of the parties have managed to assert their superiority in the area of this "Ice reef", and endless battles with the use of powerful weapons disrupt the structure of the asteroid belt more and more with every passing day.
Pandora. Orbit Anomaly
Pandora is full of mysteries. One of them is a mysterious object in the orbit of the planet, whose discovery, as it often happens, made the explorers sacrifice their lives in the name of science and progress.
Analysis of data collected by the lost Imperial research vessel "Pathfinder" suggests that the object is an energetically unstable anomaly, emitting powerful bursts of energy in irregular patterns. mercenaries from the three sides of the global conflict still engage in fierce battles for the right to study the mysterious anomalies. Despite the fact that each party promises generous pay for establishing control over the region, in fact, the mercenaries are employed as a kind of lab rats, literally thrown as close as possible to the anomaly in the hopes of discovering its effects. Battles always spark in the vicinity of the dangerous object, and no one is safe from its undesirable effects, on the pilots themselves, and on their ships.
Ceres III. Eastern mining station
The stationary orbit of Ceres-3 holds a giant structure, surrounded by an asteroid field, full of pieces of rock with numerous patches of transactinide elements.
Detectors on the planet itself define large internal cavities with a highly radioactive background. The structure is floating above of these cavities. The structure’s appearance does not match any of the currently known man-made or Precursors structures.
Attempts to reach the structure for a more detailed analysis were not successful due to a massive number of ship tech failures, mainly in navigation systems. The inability of three parties participating in the global conflict to agree on a joint study of the subject has led to a dangerous situation. In fact, the mercenaries from all over the universe are fighting for the right to make the grab the most valuable loot from the unknown structure, which threatens its complete destruction.
Space is a dangerous place - you never know what’s waiting for you after a random hyperjump.
One of such jumps revealed a truly fascinating spectacle - a chain of unknown frozen rocks, conventionally called the "Lava Spines". The origin of this object has not yet been established. Some think that this is the result of someone's secret experiment gone awry, others feel that this is a rare natural phenomenon, not worth the attention of galactic superpowers.
However, mercenaries from all over the universe continue to flock to this sector, which inevitably leads to armed conflicts. What’s strange is that neither side of the conflict does anything about it and does not recall the mercenaries who seem to just be wasting ammunition in a useless sector. What is this, the most serious waste of funds in the universe, or are the races hiding something far more serious?
Hidden Maintenance Shop
Even the most powerful organizations of the universe must keep secret the movements of their most powerful warships. Not often do the mercenaries get a chance to sabotage the repairs of an enemy corporation’s Dreadnought. Your mission is to execute a daring raid in entry-level vehicles, consisting of several stages. First disable the security systems, then before the enemy can react destroy the Dreadnought’s weapon systems. Finally, you must destroy the new missile systems that are installed on the upper deck of the Dreadnought.
Intelligence reports that the Dreadnought is defended by a fleet of AI controlled ships, which will deploy to repel you in ever increasing numbers as you progress.
All sides the global conflict are well aware of experiments conducted by the Precursor race, that were meant to come up with the most unexpected of ways of obtaining energy from different celestial bodies.
The sector in the Pallas system, where scouts discovered mysterious Precursor ruins, shudders under the pressure of their overflowing energy. But so it happens that this mysterious "source" only plays the role of a background for bloody battles for control of a major node on a “hyperspace highway”.
Most corporations deemed unnecessary the costs for the next prototype Precursor planetary generator research, but control of trade routes - is another matter. In the end, even noble impulses in the name of science have to be funded by something...
In an arms race, science and pursuit of discovery always experience a sharp rise, especially when the field of research is the endless expanse of the universe. Recently, a careful scan of the deep space by the specially trained Jericho psionics discovered mysterious sector, complete with designs of unknown origin and purpose.
For a long time it remained known only to Jericho, but agents of the Federation were able to identify the location of the object thanks to the boundless greed of one of the families. Despite the high level of secrecy surrounding the operation, the Empire managed to intercept the scout drones of the Federation and decipher all the valuable information.
This sector is rich with unknown Precursor artifacts and buildings, so the abyss of space is lit up with the light of lasers and plasma charges.
All sides of the global conflict are carefully evaluating the mysterious buildings, scattered throughout the sector, trying to figure out their true origin and function.
Modern warfare in space is increasingly limited to the use of small unmanned ships, excluding the possibility of human error in the heat of battle.
For better or worse, the defence of the "Blackwood" Shipyard is a very real chance to experience the possibilities of artificial intelligence in real combat. Instead of an attack by mercenary pilots, a cowardly enemy corporation has decided to send masses of unmanned spacecraft. Your task is to repel numerous waves of drones, some of which may have advanced combat software.
It's rumored that the unmanned drones are supported by a manned frigate of unparalleled power that is capable of single-handedly destroying a whole fleet of mercenaries...