MOSCOW, Russia — January 10, 2014 — Leading Eastern and Central European publisher, 1C Company, is excited to announce that Men of War: Assault Squad 2 will be available digitally starting from February 20th 2014. This is the next chapter in the award-winning Men of War series and a continuation of the Men of War: Assault Squad experience.
Men of War: Assault Squad 2 features new single player style skirmish modes that take players from extreme tank combat to deadly sniper stealth missions. Commanders can now faceoff against opponents on various new multiplayer 1v1 – 4v4 maps. To truly bring the battles to life though there is the new 8v8 game mode designed for huge battles on spectacular maps.
This new Assault Squad game brings significant game engine and visual improvements as well, with special attention paid to ones that were highly requested by the players. These included items such as advanced multi-core support, advanced shader technology, interface and AI improvements, as well as added camouflage depending on season/map, fully updated inventory items with new graphics and updated vehicles, sound improvements, Steam multiplayer and much more.
· Advanced multi-core support
· Advanced shader technology
· Interface and AI improvements, including unit kill counts and squad icon information
· New multiplayer interface
· Fully updated inventory items with new graphics and updated vehicles
· Sound improvements, including voice acting
· Steam features, including Steam multiplayer, matchmaking, achievements, cloud, player statistics, leaderboards, voice chat, Valve anti-cheat, friends invite and workshop
· Player level up and ranked system
· In-game video recording, and much more.
Men of War: Assault Squad 2 is set to be released digitally on February 20th 2014 for a suggested price of €29,99 / $34,99 / £24,99. Deluxe Edition will be available for €34,99 / $39,99 / £29,99.
The game is available for pre-order on Steam starting from February 9th 2014. Pre-order offers a 20% discount and an additional 10% off for all Men of War: Assault Squad users.
The original Men of War: Assault Squad took place across the globe during the height of World
War II and featured five different armies each with their own unique units, vehicles and abilities. The game also included the unique “direct control” feature which enables players to maneuver units using the directional keys, rather than pointing and clicking. PC Generals can get behind the controls of a tank to smash through obstacles, crush soldiers under its tracks and fire armor-piercing shells at enemy emplacements, or take control of individual soldiers as they fight. More information about the game can be found at www.menofwargame.com
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal development of 1C includes IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War series. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King’s Bounty: The Legend, King’s Bounty: Armored Princess and King’s Bounty: Crossworlds, Off-Road Drive, Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusades, King’s Bounty: Warriors of the North, Men of War: Condemned Heroes.
In 2012 1C Company launched its iOs apps series for iPhone & iPad.
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