World War III rages and a Soviet-led army has launched a surprise attack on the U.S.A. Command your troops into fast-paced battles fought on a fully destructible battle-field. Strategy meets intense action in this epic clash of Super Powers!
User reviews: Mostly Positive (293 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 18, 2007

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About This Game

World War III rages and a Soviet-led army has launched a surprise attack on the U.S.A. Command your troops into fast-paced battles fought on a fully destructible battle-field. Strategy meets intense action in this epic clash of Super Powers!
  • Chillingly plausible single-player campaign with frontlines based on real-life towns, suburbs and cities in America, Europe and USSR.
  • Attain full command of four different roles — Air, Armor, Infantry & Support — in the ultimate online team-based multiplayer.
  • Level entire battlefields with powerful artillery, scorching napalm, nukes and other tactical aid weapons.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® XP, Windows Vista™
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 1024 MB (1.5 GB for Windows Vista™)
    • Graphics: 256 MB video RAM, DirectX® 9.0c-compatible
    • DirectX Version: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB or more available hard drive space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® 9.0c compatible
Helpful customer reviews
50 of 51 people (98%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
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Graphics:
+ fantastic effects
+ detailed units
+ pretty vegetation
+ sharp textures
+ directx10

Atmosphere:
+ great battle atmosphere
+ excellent cutscenes
+ small humor
- maps a little bit lifeless

Sound:
+ good weapon sounds
+ excellent voice output
+ good music
- no 5.1 sound

Balance:
+ very well balanced
+ three levels of difficulty
- steep learning curve

Campaign:
+ exciting from the beginning
+ successful characters
+ dramatically staged
- final is a litte bit... boring

Units:
+ good rock-scissors-paper-principle
+ each character class useful
+ useful super weapons

Game Size:
+ many maps
- only 1 campaign
- solo playtime is to short

Assaulted Just a reminder, come World In Conflict during the Cold War, in which, instead of devotion, a Russian army of the United States on civilian freighter surprised and set the whole country. This counter-attack by the Russians, America has taken so suddenly, forcing them to retreat several times, until they finally climb together a defense.

This is not a game of gathering resources and long-term fortification, but a game of control points, reinforcements and work with what is given to you.
You need not worry about facilities, tech trees and harvest, but you need to take care of quickly from one place to another and with them as efficiently as possible about getting troops. Most importantly, this is a game about following orders and profit targets.
They do not care about the destruction of the enemy base or maintain tactical dominance of the wider map. You have to do jobs, and you'd better ♥♥♥♥ing do it.
Single player campaigns are broken up into seven or more primary objectives, with optional secondary objectives cropping up as you move through them.
Taking, fortifying and holding strategic command points is the meat of the game, but the circumstances of each objective vary enough that the task never feels repetitive.
While a campaign may take an hour or more, it'll be broken down into smaller engagements where simply crossing a river or destroying one building requires careful planning.

Everything about multiplayer was designed to help you quickly in a game and keep you there for hours.
Which is rapidly balanced and wonderful. Set the first-person multiplayer action game Battlefield 2 reborn as a real-time strategy game, and you have an idea of how World in Conflict unfolds online. This is an insanely fun multiplayer game that lets you be in a team of eight, as you try to destroy the enemy with teamwork and tactical weapon in any book can.

Action packed, adrenalised and undeniably spectacular. This game is unlike most real-time war-games for its tactical nature and reliance on teamwork. Because of this, the multiplayer is a great multiplayer experience.

Score: 87 / 100


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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
A true classic - one of my favorite war stradegy games of this era.. Picks up where RED Alerts and others leave off. Many late nights can be attributed to this game.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
Very fun game, simple and easy to understand. ok storyline. But the game does needs to be updated.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
this game is a great , and well worth the money ,, i did however notice the same problem as other players
soon as i instaled the game i played it ( we all do that ) but , soon as i started a battle ( campain ) i had black screen or battle zone with no units or anything just a blank game , this is how i fixed my issue very easly ,, right click the game go into propertys select the tab verifyall files .. it basicly re instals the game , but with the isses fixed give it a go if u have that issue
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Buy it if you like real time strategy
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Constant game crashes
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0 of 10 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 18
this is worst game i bough. game doesnt even load always crashing
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1 of 19 people (5%) found this review helpful
61.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
Broken
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52.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
Imagine if the worst fear actually came to reality. That is pretty much what this game is all about. The Soviet Union attempting to accomplish world domination by invading both the United States and Western Europe. It is really cool how you control your forces in attempting to wipe your enemy. The story is great and fun, and the multiplayer is even better. Really gives you the idea if World War III actually would have happened at the final years of the Cold War. Graphics and effects are mind-blowing and exciting, you can call in reinforcements by having them airdropped onto the field and call in a variety of support attacks. You will never feel more rewarded when you drop a tactical nuke on an incoming wave of enemy forces, or use a tank-buster strafing run that wipes out a long line of enemy vehicles like dominos. You might even find yourself laughing like a mad-scientist if this were to happen. 8.1 out of 10. Very well made and deserves a lot of credit (and gameplay). Also very addicting.
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95 of 102 people (93%) found this review helpful
540.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
I have played World in Conflict for about 6 years now and I strongly recommend it. It is one of the best games I have ever played. The graphics are still fantastic years later. The mechanics have a property of "emergent difficulty"--they are simple at first, allowing the player to be engaged, but over time the complexity of the game reveals itself and even now, 6 years later, I am learning new tactics and ways to play. After playing WiC, other strategy games are simply not as satisfying.

Common questions answered:

Why does the game crash after loading?

This issue arises on Windows 7. The developers never resolved it as support was mostly cut after Massive was acquired by Ubisoft, but the crash is easily fixable. Go to your "My Documents" folder in Windows and find the "World in Conflict" folder. Then, scroll to the "Game Options" text file. Be careful not to edit anything unintentionally. Scroll to the "MyDX10Flag" and change the number next to it to zero. The game should run without problems. Visit massgate.net and post in General Discussion if you still have issues, we will try to help.

Is the game still active online?

There are always 2 servers full with a variety of maps in their rotation. There are many experienced players around, especially on the forums, who can help you learn the game mechanics and ideal tactics. The activity level started falling in 2009 but has remained steady at about 2000-3000 players active since 2012. This is not a lot, but it is plenty to be able to enjoy all that WiC has to offer for new players. Visit the forums at massgate.net to talk to experienced players.

Is the campaign good?

The campaign has an intriguing story but it is not as tactically engaging as the multiplayer portion. I recommend playing the campaign to familiarize yourself with the game functions and then to dive into the multiplayer. Many players are agressive to new players, but these people are often bad, so you should simply ignore them and try your best.

Any tips for gameplay?

1. Don't move your units in a blob. Try to separate them.
2. As a beginner, don't use artillery units. If you do use them, use only one. Your team will appreciate it.
3. Don't be discouraged! As you play more, you will get a lot better and soon you'll be laughing at the noobs who play like you used to.
4. Use the chat and the "Q" button commands to communicate with the other players on your team.

I hope you will try out WiC. If you don't want to pay, you can easily pirate the game on ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥.se or your favorite torrent site, but you'll need a game key to play online. Message me or go online to massgate.net/forums.php if you have any questions.

Overall: 10/10
Gameplay/Mechanics: 10/10
Story: 8/10
Graphics: 10/10
Sound effects, voice acting, and music: 10/10
Community: 5/10 unless you find experienced players
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32 of 37 people (86%) found this review helpful
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
Definetly underrated, it is a very very good game, that any strategy and military fans should have.
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16 of 17 people (94%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
This game when it first came out in 2007 was one of the best strategies of all time yet it did not get one ounce of fame. This game has graphics that beat or even surpass the the total war franchise. The campaign's story line is reviting and amazing. The gameplay is amazing whether you like to call in reinforcements via paradrop or drop daisy cutter bombs on your enemy this is a fantastic game. Great game Massive Entertainment!
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
If you want to great moderish RTS' for around 19 dollars go for this and War Games European Escalation. Both are great!
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 20
World in Conflict is probably one of the most underrated games I have ever seen.
The graphics are absolutely superb but the sound is kinda meh.
The game has a very good tutorial and explains the features very well.

Singleplayer:
The story is very well done, although US vs Soviet Union is not very original, it's still one of the best things of the game.
But the missions are repetitive and not really interesting, you always need to attack an objective, then capture it, and then hold it, while huge amounts of enemies are attacking you.

Multiplayer:
Haven't played it :(

Final verdict:
Good graphics and a good story, but gameplay is a bit repetitive.
7/10

EDIT: This is not my real playtime, I have launched the game via Soviet Assault so if you want to see my playtime you need to go check that. (5 hours at the time I'm writing this)
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
32.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
Best RTS ever, unfortunately very underrated.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
23.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 19
One of the best RTS games I have every played. I'm a a fan of the age of empires and red alert series and was hoping there would be another game out there that would be as good! World in Conflict is GREAT!
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
UNDERTATED AS F*CK!

90,000,000/10 PLAY THIS ♥♥♥♥♥ OVER AND OVER AGAIN!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
Game works just have to right click the game in the Library go to properties and verify game files.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
Greatest RTS game ever.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 16
Not just my favorite strategy game, but also possiblly one of my favorite games of all time, from the fast paced action, to the nostalgic 1980s setting, this game demands your attnetion and you should give it to it.
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