UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS – June 28, 2013 – Look alive soldier! Time to head to the frontline and fight for your country.
ISOTX, developer and publisher of the award-winning Iron Grip- series today announces that the Pilot episode of the free-to-play episodic online multiplayer strategy game March of War is available now through Steam Early Access and the official website for PC and Mac.
The Pilot episode “World Aflame” sets the stage for the community to start writing their story in the war-torn alternate dieselpunk 1940’s world. Initially, the conflict is in its early stages, but it will quickly mature into a rapidly evolving and unpredictable conflict once players have had a chance to start interacting with the dieselpunk game world. Each battle redraws the borders, shifting the balance and changing the world. These elements keep March of War in a constant player driven flux.
With their adoption of a monthly free episodic release model, ISOTX has committed itself to releasing new episodes full of content each month, all of which will be heavily influenced and directed by the community. Players are invited to submit ideas, vote for content and interact with the ISOTX team via the VOTE4WAR page on the official website.
“The Pilot episode is the starting point for the March of War series,” says Vincent van Geel, Creative Director at ISOTX. “It is a prologue setting up the story, on top of which we will layer new episodes each month driven by the actions and feedback of our community.”
The perfect distribution platform has been found in Steam, with Early Access emphasizing the company’s vision of the Pilot episode, which is all about player involvement and feedback.
March of War’s first themed episode “Soviet Storm” will be available in the Steam store and other portals on August 1st 2013, followed by a new episode on every first Thursday of the month. All future episodes will contain all of the previous episodic content and will be totally free.
Mobile versions of March of War for iOS and Android are to follow this summer, elevating the cross-platform experience to a whole new level.
About March of War
Redraw the borders of the 20th century in a worldwide conflict where master strategists rule …
March of War is an episodic free-to-play online strategy game set in an alternate 1940’s conflict, in which players fight for world domination. Six unique factions engage in vividly rendered 3D battles using a rich mix of dieselpunk inspired weapons and war machines.
March of War key features include
· Free-to-play episodic online multiplayer turn-based strategy game
· Fight seamlessly with players from around the globe, across multiple devices: PC / Mac (soon on iOS and Android Tablets)
· Vividly rendered & animated 3D battles in a dieselpunk influenced 1940s world
· Battle with or against friends in fierce PvP and co-op game modes
· Free monthly episodes each with a specific theme
· Battle tricky AI in fast paced 10 to 15 minute games
· Player-driven universe and gameplay
For more information, please visit the official March of War website: http://marchofwar.isotx.com, Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter .
A key element of March of War is the community-driven storyline progression. The Pilot episode will set the stage for players to start creating their own story and will ensure the March of War series is always revolving around player actions.
By launching the Pilot episode on Steam Early Access, ISOTX emphasize the fact that player feedback and involvement is of great value to the development of March of War’s player-driven world. August 1st will see the launch of our first themed episode “Soviet Storm” in the Steam store.
ISOTX is a developer and publisher of high quality war games focused on highly detailed and visually stunning action and strategy games. We release games for PC, Mac and mobile devices – utilizing the strengths of every platform to build games perfectly suited to the technological opportunities available. The company’s portfolio includes games such as the online cross-platform multiplayer turn-based strategy game March of War, the free-to-play turn-based strategy game Iron Grip: Marauders and the classic FPS/Tower Defense game Iron Grip: Warlord. For more information, please visit ISOTX’ company website: http://isotx.com.