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In the upcoming Churchill update (named after the British soldier Jack Churchill) we are introducing a new weapon, the Johnson LMG for the American faction.
The weapon requires 6 equipment points and is available for US Infantry & Paratroopers!
US Infantry soldiers can unlock it on the LMG Assault Ribbon at Rank 12 as the 2nd Light machine gun!
It unlocks for US Paratroopers on the Parachute Ribbon at Rank 9.
In the coming update named Bauer, we’re adding a brand-new terrain vehicle to the game. And this one is not German, but American — the wonderful M29 Weasel!
Originally designed to be used solely in snow, the M29 Weasel proved to be a very versatile vehicle able to move men and equipment through difficult terrain where wheeled vehicles gave up long ago.
With the ability to attach two different supply crates and improved off-road capabilities, the M29 Weasel offers a completely different experience when transporting the player into battle. Carrying both medical supplies and ammo or Panzerfausts at the same time can lend you a significant tactical advantage. Who wants a motorbike or car, when you can get a tracked all-terrain vehicle carrying both soldiers and supplies?
In the coming update named Bauer (after the German soldier Ludwig Bauer) we’re adding a brand-new MUCH REQUESTED vehicle to the game.
The German, Panzerkampfwagen Panther Ausf. G!
The Panther was created as a direct response to the threat from the Soviet T-34 family of tanks. It is protected with 80mm sloped frontal armor and armed with a fearsome 75mm KwK42 L/70 cannon. While it was intended to replace both the Panzer III & the Panzer IV families of tanks, it ended up serving alongside both the Panzer IV and the heavier Tiger tanks until the end of the war.
We have just crossed the line of 7 MILLION registered Heroes & Generals! That is a lot of players, and we are very happy to see so many players in the game! Thank you for your support and we hope you’re having great fun with the game.
For a Danish developer-team 7 million players is a cool and magic milestone as it is more than there are people living in our home country. To pass this milestone really boosts our motivation in the effort to deliver a deep, fun and unique war game for our established and dedicated community and new players all over the world.
– Jacob Andersen, Game Director at Reto-Moto.
With players from 173 countries we TRULY do have a World War going and have players from more countries than what actually participated in WW2!
To celebrate this magic milestone we think that everyone should have a small present!
So here is a voucher for 3 DAYS FREE VETERAN MEMBERSHIP. As this weekend is the President’s Day holiday in the US, the voucher will stay active until early Tuesday morning, giving everybody the chance to redeem it and play.
Ever wonder how many tanks, cars etc really drive around and fight in the game?
Well, Reto.Ogssan also wondered and dug into the database to pull out some stats.
Infantry! Infantry everywhere! After showing you the new M16 MGMC, the GAZ-AAA and the SdKfz 7/1, there are also a handful of other tweaks incoming for the infantry! In the coming update named Adams (after the American hero Lucian Adams) a number of tweaks and adjustments will enhance infantry gameplay.
WEAPON AND GUNPLAY TWEAKS
We have been digging through the stats for a while, listened (and read) a lot of feedback & talked to a number of players, and we have decided on a few tweaks to help improve the feel of the gunplay in the game. Most notably we are adjusting a number of values around the semi-auto rifles (the Gewehr 43, M1 Garand & Tokarev SVT-40) to make them more valuable as weapons for both new players and veterans.