Heroes & Generals is a free-to-play MMOFPS where Germany, United States and Soviet Union fight for victory in one grand online war. You fight and make friends as a team, and no matter if you play as Infantry, Tank crew, Fighter pilot, Paratrooper, Recon, or General you make a difference in the war.
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Mixed (1,414) - 65% of the 1,414 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (87,280) - 66% of the 87,280 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 18, 2016

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March 13

Watch Q&A & Why #14 Twitch-stream

Did you miss the Q&A & Why stream - watch it on Youtube below:

Join us Wednesday the 14th of March on Twitch at 15:00 CET / 9am EST, where Game Director Reto.RedBjarne answers questions from the community and talks about what is going on in the development of Heroes & Generals.

There is a section with questions collected from the forums and a section with live questions from the Twitch-chat. The questions collected from the forums have been voted on by the community and the answers are be ordered by the amount of votes (highest first).

In order to answer some of the frequently asked questions that are not voted high, the community managers have, and this is still an experiment, picked five questions from the pool of questions asked for a separate section in this stream. Let us know what you think of this – we’re very open to other ideas.

After the stream we will open a new forum-thread for questions and will repeat the process for every Q&A & Why stream.

Tune in every Wednesday to our Twitch-channel for more devstreams, or re-watch them on our YouTube-channel.
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February 23

Intelligence Bulletin #7

Development Overview updated
A month ago we decided to make the Development Overview publicly available providing everyone with exactly that – an overview of what is currently in development at RETO MOTO. At the moment it is a lot of the socalled Mission Critical projects that we need to complete to move forward.

We just updated the Development Overview, this happens once a month.
  • Projects related to the update 1.10.1 were put in Released
  • Tech upgrade: Price System moved to Final development
  • Migrating services to cloud moved to Final development
  • Performance: UI War Map moved to Final development
  • Tech Upgrade: Physics moved to Test.
Click here to go to the Development Overview.


Did you remember to watch the Q&A & WHY-STREAM?
On the weekly Devstream this Wednesday on Twitch.tv our game director Reto.RedBjarne along with host Reto.Gargamel once again answered a bunch of questions posted and voted on by the community as well as taking live questions from the chat. 

If you missed the Devstream you can watch it above. Or you can find it on Twitch and on our YouTube channel.

If you want to submit a question for next time, you can do so here.

And remember to follow us on Twitch and tune in every Wednesday at 1500 CET / 9am EST, where we have a new Twitch-stream happening.

Also remember that community members Marv 2.0 and Flint74 collects the answers given in the Q&A & Why-Stream in this forum tread.

Weapon Configuration data made “pretty”
When we did a Deep Dive Stream on and then released the Weapon Configuration data in January, we were aware that the vast amount of data can be overvhelmimng to look at.

Thankfully we have some very skilled community members, that are not afraid of numbers and spreadsheets. You can check out forum tread with the data to discover how the data is being used by various players.

We were impressed with the visualizations done by community member guncolony.com. Go have a look at the stuff he did on his personal webpage, and leave him feedback and a thumps up in this forum thread.

Reto.Robotron3000 has released the latest Weapon Configuration data from Update 1.10.1 in the above mentioned thread, and is working on getting the Weapon UPGRADE configuration ready for public release.

Tractor racing in Heroes & Generals
Community member Anssi has published a new issue of YANK – the online newspaper about Heroes & Generals.

Top story is a review of the Universal-1 Tractor found on upcomming Soviet Terrain Skirmish map – based on the experiences from the recent Prototype server test of the map.

And it is a great read. At least now we know that getting from O1 to D3 driving the tractor takes 1 minute and 8 seconds – a priceless piece of semi useful information.

All jokes aside. Annsi – you do amazing stuff! And to the rest of you – go read YANK right now.

How to knife the driver of a moving vehicle
As always we really like all the cool stuff that you, the players, post on our forums, Youtube, Reddit and so on. 

And community member Binson really made us smile when he posted the above video on the forums. The “worst” part of it is – this is not his first time stabbing an enemy driver. Go have a look at his previous video in the forum.

And while you are at it, go check out the cool video that 2001zhaozhao posted on Reddit. A gentle reminder that even Paratroopers need to watch their steps.

The Intelligence Bulletin is your quick brief about what is going on in and around Heroes & Generals. While the DevStreams and the forums are for the deep dives, this blog post series is an overall view – the Intelligence Bulletin will be published at regular intervals.
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About This Game

Heroes & Generals is the ultimate WW2 game – a free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter set in WW2, where Germany, the United States and the Soviet Union fight for victory in one grand persistent online war fought by players across the world.

No matter if you play as Infantry, Tank crew, Fighter pilot, Paratrooper, Recon, or as a General taking strategic decisions – everything you do makes a difference in the war.

There is a great variety of authentic weapons and vehicles accessible in the game such as the effective US M1A1 Thompson submachine gun, the legendary German Panzer V Ausf G. ‘Panther’ tank, the excellent Soviet Yak-9B fighter plane, and even a bicycle! The arsenal is constantly growing as updates for the game are released regularly.

In Heroes & Generals your team always has your back. Every single player makes a difference, but you win, lose and make friends as a team. With a growing and welcoming community and a focus on teamplay, Heroes & Generals wants to bring players together and have them make friends from all around the globe.

Make a Difference – Fight for Friends!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7, 8 or 10
    • Processor: 2GHz CPU w. SSE3 instruction set- dual-core
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI HD 4810/NVIDIA 9600 GT or above (with >512mb RAM)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    • OS: Windows 7, 8 or 10
    • Processor: Intel i5 processor or higher / AMD Phenom II X6 or higher
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 series or higher / AMD HD 6870 or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
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