Frontline Tactics lets you command a modern, elite fighting unit over various missions; from defending and controlling a location or asset to all-out elimination and survival.
User reviews:
Mixed (14 reviews) - 57% of the 14 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mixed (1,014 reviews) - 63% of the 1,014 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 26, 2012

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Includes 9 items: Frontline Tactics - Sniper, Frontline Tactics - Close Quater Combat Soldier, Frontline Tactics - Medic, Frontline Tactics - Golden Guns, Frontline Tactics - Ninja Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Woodland Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Desert Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Snow Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Tiger Camouflage

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"Frontline Tactics is just about as perfect a free-to-play model as you'll ever find in a game.”

Key Features

  • A highly addictive military tactics game with cross platform multiplayer over a variety of desktop and mobile releases
  • Frontline Tactics is free to play; no subscription fee required to enjoy everything the battlefield has to offer
  • Single player with completely realistic AI
  • Multiplayer modes; versus and coop that allow you to battle against or with real players in numerous missions
  • Realistic world setting with authentically designed gear, weapons and armor
  • Customize your soldiers for each mission with weapons, armor, equipment and skills to survive in the battlefield
  • Unique and dynamic battle order system keeping gameplay exciting and demanding
  • Unlock various Achievements as you move closer to victory
  • Progressive development schedule including free software updates and features, and new purchasable character packs, and in-game items

Just Updated

New features with Version 1.2:

  • Friendlist upgrade; add players to your friendlist from random opponent battles. Who was once a stranger can maybe be your best battle companion!
  • Post game chat for meeting up with new and long time in-game friends. Discuss strategy, schedule your next campaign, or simply hang out!
  • Improved chat UI; easier to read and coordinate chat with friends
  • Full controller Support on Steam Big Picture! Take the battle to the big screen with your 360 controller on your PC

Steam Big Picture

About This Game

The definitive FRONTLINE TACTICS experience is here with the new Version 1.2 upgrade! All new features and services catered to our loyal multiplayer audience on Steam are available now, for free!

Add friends from random battles, discuss the outcome, and plan your next strategies in our post game chat sessions. Design the ultimate campaign with your friends in our newly customized chat UI. Then take the game to Steam Big Picture, pick up your newly compatible 360 controller and dominate the battlefield like never before!

Pick up the previously released character packs and further customize the look and feel of your guys on the ground with our 6 new vanity camo/outfits bundle including woodland, desert, snow, tiger, golden guns, and ninja designs!

A modern take on the Tactical Turn-Based genre with cross-platform multiplayer over PC, Mac and Mobile iOS Devices!
Frontline Tactics lets you command a modern, elite fighting unit over various missions; from defending and controlling a location or asset to all-out elimination and survival. Equip your soldiers with modern weapons, armor and equipment and give them the skills to succeed on the battlefield. Play against a merciless and cunning AI in single player or battle it out online in multiplayer campaigns newly improved on Steam with Version 1.2 including controller support, improved chat options, and more!

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB of RAM
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB HD space
    • OS: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6 or later
    • Processor: Intel 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB of RAM
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB HD space
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Mixed (14 reviews)
Mixed (1,014 reviews)
Recently Posted
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21
Very cool game.
It is a special game for me because there are not really many games like this game and this game is free!
I would say 8.3/10
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Commie Dog
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 15
After 30 minutes of playing i've got to say, its not half bad. This is the kind of game you play when waitng for somthing to download, it requires almost no brain power besides click on troops and telling them to "go here" and "shoot that". For a free RTS game, its fine, not ground breaking or anything just, fine. Good time waster, just dont think youll get "endless hours of gameplay" out of it.
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( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 14
Menu Hard too see and unfun game play would not recommend
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( 20.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 14
The short version is: don't bother

Sound horrible, check.
Pay to win, check.
Impossible difficulty without saveloading, check.
Absurd game mechanics, check.
Lack of control over your soldiers, check.
Stereotypical names, check.
Annoying UI, check.
"HOW CAN THEY DO THAT?!" moments, check.

It's free
You can uninstall at any time
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( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 6
It's alot like Xcom exept WW1'ish. Fun game 10/10
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( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 6

~It's free and just 122 megabytes.


~You will get bored of same sh*t after one hour.

~Store is offline.

~Much of the terrorists are muslim in real life I know.-I'm Muslim btw- . But the developers of this game thinks that all Muslims in the world are terrorists. All the missions on the campaign you just kill randomly Arab named terrorists.

~Game menu looks like sh*t.

~There is literally no reason for waste your time, internet and your oxygene for this piece of sh*t.

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( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
This game is, in principle, similar to the 3DS Ghost Recon game - and I liked that game, it was fun for a few hours and had a nice hot seat style multiplayer. As such, you will like or hate this game based on the same reasons you liked or hated the Ghost recon game, but if you played that game then I recommend this becasue it has a similar playstyle and can be fun for a few hours. It's not perfect, but so far I'm having fun.

I will say that the singleplayer is pretty nice, it's not too in your face with popups about buying credits or whatever and it is pretty challenging. It is also possible to get through it without spending any real money. In my opinion it is one of the best free to play models I've seen. Most of the upgrades are cosmetics camofloage etc, you can buy classes but you can unlock them through gameplay, they seem to cost a lot of credits at first but each level awards 20'000+ depending on how well you did so you will soon have the classes you want.

All in all I will have to recommend it for the singleplayer alone, it's not perfect but hey, its free and its keeping me entertained for now I haven't spent any real money and I don't think I will be pushed too hard to pay money. I have played the multiplayer with friends and it was fun but I wouldn't recommend playing online with people you don't know until you have good loadouts on your characters because it can be a little unforgiving in that respect.

Just play it, you're not losing anything by downloading a free game from Steam.
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( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
This Gamr is GREAT
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La Vunster
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Great Strategy game that keeps me entertained! Played alot of it on the iPad, and its about just as good on your computer. Good cuz of the simple mechanics and gameplay along with the increasing difficulty. Only thing I don't like is that the enemy also gets whatever you buy, so it does sometimes get annoying when the enemy has two of the same machine gun you have and rambo-kills your team within first 5 turns...
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Mooglou Ben
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
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U this game Sucks Balls!
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
131 of 151 people (87%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 23, 2014
this game doesn´t deserve the term "tactics" in its name because all in all it´s just a boring, repetitive and monotonous grind on the same small maps (some are even tiny!) over and over again. it´s F2P but don´t waste your precious time grinding this game, it´s not worth it. if you want to play an entertaining and challenging round based tactics-game, go and spend 5 bucks on xcom enemy unknown if it´s on sale.
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88 of 99 people (89%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
This started off as a pretty solid Free-to-Play game!

-Simple gameplay.
-No special tricks with the interface. Point to the one of the two actions that you want to do (move, shoot), confirm, execute.
-Simple damage and cover mechanics.

-The more you upgrade, the more you die.
-Want any "meaningful" upgrades? It's no longer a "Free-to-Play"
-String of repetitive campaign maps with no real story or purpose linking them together.

Description of my experience:
Loaded up my two-man team, killed a few enemy, got some upgrades, and "proceeded to die in a loud, groutesque, military manner" (name that movie).

For just about every worthwhile upgrade, you'll pay actual money. This isn't like most F2P games where if you're willing, you'll have to grind about ten times as long to earn upgrades. Nope, that option isn't even available.

The other thing that is pretty irksome is the fact that you will NEVER outgun your enemy. I upgraded my free chap with a rifle. So did the enemy, and he brought two friends.

I upgraded my second free chap with a machine gun... yep, you guessed it! The enemy upgraded too, and brought more of his friends! By the way, the extra kit that your guys carry it slows them down, but it does not slow down the enemy. The more you upgrade, the more you'll die.

It's a shame. I think I would have gotten a few more hours out of this one.
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50 of 57 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 26, 2015
I played this game quite a bit on the iPad. Tried it on the PC, thinking I could link my game to both devices. That never worked for me and playing 2 separate games felt like a waste. I enjoyed the game a bit until I realised how pointless upgrading is. If you get a better pistol, the enemy gets the same one. If you buy a sniper, the enemy gets a sniper. Buy a med kit, meet a med kit. What's the point, then? Most missions are easiest with the ♥♥♥♥♥♥ starter gear, since the AI seem to utilize then less effectively. In the end I just didn't bother.
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66 of 92 people (72%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
27.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 19, 2015
The single-player is not bad for a free game. I'm going to have to recommend Frontline Tactics because it kept me entertained for more than 20 hours and I didn't even pay a cent.

I never played the multiplayer because I think it might have some P2W aspects, so I can't say anything about the multiplayer.
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43 of 55 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
265.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
+Free... +Small download... +Easy to learn... +Plenty of class variety

-Very random level and difficulty selection
-outdated graphics with texture glitches (blood splatters will actually spaz out and start streaking up walls!)
-Enemies gain access to weapons, classes, and armour the moment you buy them for yourself
-Enemies can legitimately wipe your team out on the first turn before you've had a chance to play
-Random crashes "GetThread Context Failed" VERY OFTEN
-No updates to game in over a year (very unusual for a free-to-play game with an only multiplayer mode in this day and age)... -Mouse accuracy is finicky at best
-Overload of stereotypes (all the good guys are male Americans with English or Mexican names. All the bad guys are males in civilian clothing with turbans and basic names borrowed from a series of Middle Eastern countries, hiding out in rundown villages with sandstone huts and broken cars in the middle of the desert)

I can't recommend this title. Too many things wrong with it purely on a programming level, and it seems there's no one trying to fix any of them.
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73 of 106 people (69%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
10.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2013
A poor man's XCOM
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65 of 100 people (65%) found this review helpful
45 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
Kill All Muslims: Melee is a highly realistic towelhead eradication simulator in which your grind-to-glory soldiers march out in full phone game glory to do one move and one action per turn, all in the name of a quest to kill a number of randomly generated Afghani-looking dudes with randomly generated Islamic names.
From the resulting moolah, you buy bigger guns or the ability to dual-class. Or, like any sane citizen, you just spend your real-world moolah to unlock it all from the get-go... right?

In the developers' own jolly words, yet another game where You can save time by paying. You can gain options faster by paying.
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27 of 36 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2014
The only reason i dont recommend this game is because after playing for nearly an hour i played the same two or three maps multiple times, the enemies dont even move in different missions.
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62 of 98 people (63%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 18, 2014
ummm, what's there to say about this... WELL! It WOULD be a relativly fun game untill you look at the upgrades 'n stuff. It's asking you for REAL money to buy an IN GAME character, I forget how much but that's besides the point, GUNS just ONE MEASLY GUN COSTS SOOOOO MUCH, it's not even funny. There is just SO MANY PAYWALLS!!! I can NOT beat another mission BECAUSE I'm at 2 soldiers and their equiped with lame UZIs. IF there weren't SO MANY DAMN PAYWALLS, it would be an actually pretty enjoyable game, grphics arent that good and people shoot through cover but they can patch that... hopefully, maybe t's changed now because I uninstalled this game 2 weeks ago, I don't want to know, but with paywalls 2/10 for me, WITHOUT paywalls 6/10
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21 of 27 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 28, 2015
Shop and multiplayer servers are offline.

Singleplayer gameplay is repetative, somewhat buggy and lacking depth.
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