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The new update named ‘Devyatayev – Squad’ (named after the Soviet soldier Mikhael Petrovich Devyatayev ) is here! Here you can get a quick overview of all the new features we’ve added for you! The Videolog will start you off and we then continue with more details below!
In the upcoming Devyatayev update (named after the Soviet pilot Mikhael Petrovich Devyatayev) we are adding a new thrown Anti-Tank Grenade for the German faction!
The Panzerwurfmine Lang (or PWM for short) is a handheld thrown anti-tank weapon with similar function to the Soviet RPG-43. It enables German infantry to take out enemy tanks without having to run all the way up to them to place a magnetic mine.
The Devyatayev update brings the long awaited new Squad Feature, which actively supports and improves tactical teamplay. No player will ever be alone on the battlefield anymore, no matter if you just started playing or are a die-hard Veteran!
In the upcoming Devyatayev update (named after the Soviet pilot Mikhael Petrovich Devyatayev) we are introducing new camouflage uniform options for the all factions. Here we’ll take a look at the new option avalable to the German soldiers!
The new German Sumpfmuster 44 is a late war variant of Sumpfmuster 43 available for Infantry, Paratroopers, Recon & Panzer troops. So even if you and your friends play different roles on the battlefield you can still sport the same threads!
In the upcoming Devyatayev update (named after the Soviet pilot Mikhael Petrovich Devyatayev) we are introducing a new Soviet vehicle The T-20 Komsomolets! This is a tracked vehicle capable of carrying men and equipment into battle.
The new T-20 Komsomolets is available as a Terrain Vehicle for infantry (like the US M29 Weasel).
Looking through various lesser-known vehicles of WW2, the soviet T-20 stands out as a versatile terrain vehicle and artillery tractor. The added machinegun, as well as a bit of armor, gives it the option to defend itself against infantry!
Reto.Hr.Wille, 3D Artist
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.
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…