Square Enix to Launch Heroes & Generals

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Square Enix and Reto-Meto have announced a new innovative online multiplayer game set in World War II, Heroes & Generals which is currently in Closed Beta Phase.

The game comes as a combination of a FPS title and Strategy game. Players will choose to play either the role of Hero, fighting on the frontline on-foot and in a variety of vehicles including tanks and warplanes, or they can assume the responsibility of General, to ensure troops and combat resources are best placed to outwit the opposing army. The game is set for release on PC and is currently in closed beta. Players can sign up to the closed beta by clicking here. There are also plans on bringing the game to tablets and smart-phones in the future.

David Guldbrandsen, General Manager of Hapti.co, Square Enix’s new studio in Copenhagen focusing on browser games stated:

“Heroes & Generals blends two gaming genres to create a great, new experience, with multiple ways to play. It’s tailor-made for today’s gamers and we’re extremely excited to work alongside Reto-Moto to bring this to market as a Free2Play game delivered via the browser” 

Peter Fleckenstein, Co-founder of Reto-Moto followed:

“A partnership with Square Enix is the best thing that could happen for Heroes & Generals and will help us reach a huge audience and ensure we can deliver more content, faster. We’ll continue to run a community driven development, and the trinity of Square Enix, Reto-Moto, and our community will make Heroes & Generals an incredible game that many gamers will play for years to come”.

A few screenshots and a trailer have also been released. Let us know your thoughts and if you will be getting involved via the comment section below.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_avRDE3cSK8[/youtube]

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