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The next major update will have a new faction, which is one of the smaller, but not unimportant nations of WWII: the Swiss faction. It is a neutral faction that cannot initiate the first attack towards any of the other factions, but if attacked by a faction it will then be able to perform attacks towards that faction for the remainder of the War, but only within the region of Switzerland.
The first and only Assault Team and soldier type available for the Swiss faction is Recon, but in coming updates we will add further Assault Teams and soldier types. The Swiss Recon soldiers will be armed with K31/43 rifles with 2.8x Scopes and a Swiss Army Knife as default weapon. The Swiss Faction will be the only Faction in which Soldiers will earn Gold instead of Credits.
In the upcoming weeks we will reveal more information about the Swiss faction…
Tune in on today’s devstream#68 at 15:00 UTC +1 for more details about the next update…
Easter is around the corner and to celebrate we came up with some extra special Bundle Packs for you to enjoy the holidays on the battlefield!
The Easter Pack will give you Veteran Membership and Ribbon Boosters, to kick-start your soldiers through the first days of Spring and, as an extra special treat for all players who just can’t get enough, we introduce the Veteran Year Pack with 365 days of Veteran Membership and as many Ribbon Boosters as any Easter Bunny can carry!
Why would you want that? Because Ribbon Boosters give all your soldiers a four hour lasting boost of 75% in gaining ribbon experience and Veteran Membership increases all earnings, experience and gives you an extra Combat Badge Slot, as well as an extra Weapon Slot.
The event starts Friday the 18th of March at 03:00 US EDT / 09:00 CET and ends Wednesday the 30th of March at 03:00 US EDT / 09.00 CEST. Click the dates to see when this is in your timezone and note that yet again the European Union switches to Daylight Savings Time in the middle of the event as well JUST to add a pinch of confusion.
The in-game Store will be getting a new section in the coming Bauer update: bundles, packed with upgraded weapons, exclusive skins (such as the Black Locust SVT-40 featured on this screenshot), Ribbon Boosters and Veteran Memberships. This is something every player can look forward to.
After showing you the sensational Panther and the new US Camouflage, we will now review some of the various neat little tweaks that will improve combat movement and weapon reloading in the coming Bauer update (named after the German soldier Ludwig Bauer). These seemingly small adjustments will improve the gameplay noticeably.
In the coming update named Bauer (after the German soldier Ludwig Bauer) we will also be adding new camouflage options for the American faction. This time we have chosen a camo pattern (“Forest“) which was developed by the US Army as an experiment around 1942. Available in three different color schemes, it will undoubtedly help Infantrymen, Recons and Paratroopers to blend into dense, wooded surroundings.
Are you enjoying your 5 times increase in first win of the day Gold bonus? The Christmas 2015 Event offers even more! Today we introduce Weapon of the Weekend which can be found in the special Christmas Crates.
THE CHRISTMAS CRATES ARE NOW LIVE!
Weapon of the Weekend? Christmas Crates? What are those things?
HOW IT WORKS: Depending on the map size, every time a mission starts, a random number of Christmas Crates will spawn on different locations. Painted in red and green, these easily recognizable crates will contain one Weapon of the Weekend special high-tier weapon. The Christmas Crate is single-use only, so once the crate has been used, the player will receive the given weapon, and the crate will disappear from the battlefield. You will get to try the weapon until you die, then you have to go find another crate if there are any crates left on the map.