Offworld Industries announced that Squad, the studio’s team-based tactical FPS, has enlisted more than one million soldiers. To celebrate, Offworld Industries released Alpha 13, which implements Unreal Engine 4.21 and allows for more tanks, explosions, weapons, and all types of new military warfare to be added in-game. Squad is available for purchase on Steam Early Access for $39.99.
Tactical FPS Squad Surpasses 1 Million Units Sold in Early Access
This latest update to Squad introduces new gameplay content:
- Explosive Roles: Combat Engineer role is demolitions specialist that can deploy anti-tank mines and timed detonation charges. The Sapper role has added improvised explosive devices to their loadout as well.
- ‘Destruction’ Mode: This Rush-style game mode will pit two teams against each other, with Attackers tasked with locating and destroying two weapons caches per phase to proceed.
- New Vehicle & Anti-Vehicle Items: The T-62 main battle tank deploys powerful offensive rounds but beware – players can now cause track and wheel damage to vehicles! The BRDM-2 Spandrel and MATV TOW-variant are new deployable solutions that can decimate enemy armored vehicles.
- Infantry Weapon/ Deployable Additions: Playable factions will see the Skorpion Machine Pistol, SA80 bayonet, optics variant, and more loadout changes. New HAB abilities and deployment item changes have been made as well.