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Following the ‘Walker’ update, we can celebrate our 1 year anniversary on Steam for Heroes & Generals. Since the Early Access release in July 2014, the community has grown to more than 5.5 million players! We have added a lot of new gear, added a lot of new features, and thanks to our awesome community we have fixed lots of bugs and tweaked gameplay and balancing using performance stats and community feedback.
Once again we thank you for your support and we look forward to deliver more content, more features and, with your help, constantly work on improving the game for many years to come!
So to celebrate this anniversary it is time to give everyone a present:
This voucher gives your account 200 Gold and can be redeemed from now until Monday the 3rd of August 2015 at 04:00 US EDT / 10.00 CEST.
Voucher redemption instructions
- Go to http://game.heroesandgenerals.com/ or launch the Steam client.
- Log in
- Click the Menu button in the top right corner
- Click on the “Redeem Voucher” button
- Paste or type in the voucher code “1YEARONSTEAM” and click “OK”
We have trawled through the changelogs and made a highlight of some of the things we have added for Heroes & Generals since the Early Access launch 1 year ago:
We’ve made a videolog showcasing the features in the Walker update. So if you’re tired of just reading about the new update, the new ribbons, the new scopes, the factory map update, and the tank and vehicle balancing then you can just press play below and sit back and watch it all in moving pictures while listening to the soothing voice of reto.Gargamel!
StG44, M1/M2 Carbine, New Scopes, Factory Map updates, New ribbons and more now live in the Walker update!
This brand-new update brings a lot of new features – Sturmgewehr 44 and M1/M2 carbines, Factory Map updates, Tank balancing pass, New scopes AND new ribbons and unlocks! The update is named ‘Walker’ after the American Major General Fred L. Walker, and here’s a quick overview of the new features we’ve added for you to enjoy!
While we are still hard at work getting the Walker update ready for you all, it is time to lift the curtain and reveal some of the awesome new features this update brings! The update is called ‘Walker’ after the American Major General Fred L. Walker.
A map that has been around for quite a while is the Factory map, and this time reto.Desji managed to find time in between his other very secret work to give it a makeover, addressing a lot of the major and minor annoyances on the map, as well as adding a solid handful of new tweaks to improve the level.
Keep reading for more details!
This brand-new update brings a lot of new features – assault team morale , a new melee system and more! The update is named Vasilevsky after the Soviet general Aleksandr Vasilevsky and here’s a quick overview of the new features we’ve added for you to enjoy!
There is of course much more happening in the build, so continue reading for more details…
In the next major update, named Vasilevsky, we have greatly improved the melee combat. We know that a lot of players like to carry a knife or shovel or maybe a wrench with which they can also fix both their own and teammates vehicles. But we felt the melee combat could be improved and so we did.
We have just given our melee mechanics another iteration, using Inverse Kinematics and more precise animations to aid the attacker.
It will now be easier to hit your enemy with knives, shovels and wrenches.
This coming weekend is Memorial Day weekend in the United States with Memorial Day itself on Monday.
This is a day honoring those who lost their lives in military service, similar to Remembrance Day in the British Commonwealth, Volkstrauertag in Germany, the ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand and many other days of remembrance all over the world.
We want to take this opportunity to remember the ones who have sacrificed their lives to secure the future of their nation, not ONLY in the United States but all over the world.
In the next update to the game, one of the new features we are introducing is Morale for Assault Teams. The next update is called “Vasilevsky” after the Soviet general Aleksandr Vasilevsky
All assault teams now have a morale value that shows how combat-ready they are. Here is one of my “Mototized Guard” units happily moving towards Warsaw. This is how it looks on the campaign map.