The apocalypse is over and only Heavy Metal Machines remains. . Heavy Metal Machines is a unique free multiplayer car battle MOBA with merciless explosions, weapons beyond imagination, and an endless set of customization. Play for free now!
User reviews:
Mixed (105 reviews) - 67% of the 105 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (941 reviews) - 75% of the 941 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 31, 2017

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We are launching Heavy Metal Machines in early access right now because we want to bring more players into the game. We had been running a Closed Beta for a year now on steam, and we believe that, thanks to all the feedback and efforts of our Community, the game is now ready to be played by a larger audience.
Therefore the decision to go into Early Access was made, we'd like to get everyone's input into the state of the game and how can we make it better for the players.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan to have the game in Early Access for around 6 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The current Heavy Metal Machines experience is pretty close to what the core game play of the final product will be. That said, we have a lot of features planned to be added.
  • For starters, we will be consistently releasing new characters, so the finished version will have a larger pool.
  • Along the road inside Early Access we will be adding multiple features that help with the competitive side of Heavy Metal Machines, those include but are not limited to:
    • Custom Lobby: So you can play against another specific team of players.
    • Meta-changing characters: We plan to be revisiting balance and adding new fun ways to compete in the Arena regularly.
  • We also have things planned for improving how much fun you can have inside HMM, these will include different game modes, fully custom lobbies so you can change the rules of the game and more.
In the end, it is a matter of maturity of the game in itself. The idea is that we will have a more complete, polished game that will have a wider array of things that you can do inside it, suiting to each player's wants and needs. Right now we have just the core game play.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Right now we have the core experience that one can expect from Heavy Metal Machines. There's a Matchmaking system that will match you against other players, balancing the skill levels on both teams. Then you will compete inside the Arena on our main Game Mode - Deliver the bomb. There is already an early - functional - version of the Voice chat and Party/Group features, those will be improved along the road.
Expanded features that are close to ready include an account and machine progression system, daily missions and playing solo or in Party against the A.I. The in-game cosmetic store is also ready, and can be accessed directly from the menu.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game is and will always be free to play. During Early Access you can buy the exclusive Founder's packs that will be gone once we officially launch - Buying the packs is not a requirement for playing.
We sell cosmetic - virtual - items for the machines and to customize how the game looks, never how it plays. This means we will never sell “pay to win” items that have a direct impact on game play.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We have dedicated Community Managers whose sole job is taking care of the Community. We will constantly be interacting on our dedicated Forums and official Discord server, hosting discussions on specific features that we want your input on, and more than that, we will be listening and communicating accordingly.
Our Community Team will ensure that your feedback is passed along to the development team, and this will be a two way conversation. We want to regularly provide feedback on what we are doing and how, so everyone can be on the same page.”
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May 25

Announcing the Community Herald Program

Hey there, Metalheads! We’re always trying to get closer to our Community, so here’s the new deal – we want you. No, not in THAT way. But we do. And that is why we’re just starting something we’ll be calling the Community Heralds.

Community Heralds is a program to reward, recognize and empower key members of our Community to become even better people FOR the Community. We want people who are willing to extend their hands and help someone out. Who will be part of this and stay with us for a long time, who will listen to the Community’s pains and then relay those to us. Who will communicate with players and interact.

This is meant to be an opportunity to get closer to Hoplon, having direct access to us, but also to get closer to your fellow players. If brought on board, we’ll expect you to answer questions, help bring new people onboard, and interact with Metalheads on our platforms – not that you’ll have to do everything, there will be specific roles inside the Herald program, but if you take on a role, we’ll be counting on you to help your fellow players out by doing it!

This sounds fun to you? Sounds like something you’d dig? Then do fill out this google docs form we’ll be contacting the chosen ones about the next steps in your Metal heralding.

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May 22

European Servers will be unstable this Tuesday

Hi there Metalheads!

Our datacenter where we host our servers will be doing some maintenance on them, therefore the game servers will be somewhat unstable from 00:00 until 06:00am CEST. This will only affect the European servers.

If there is any downtime at all, we don't expect it to last longer than 15 minutes.

We apologize for the issue, and please let us know in the comments if you face any significant downtime during this period :)

As always, thanks for playing HMM - you rock.

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“In a world filled to the brim with MOBAs, Heavy Metal Machines puts a spin on the genre that's genuinely got me interested in it. It's free-to-play, and developer Hoplon specifically said on its steam page that it will only sell cosmetic items.”
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“You love MOBAs and cars? Heavy Metal Machines could scratch that itch.”
Spiele Tester

“Free to play games come in all shapes and sizes, but Heavy Metal Machines stands out as a top-down car combat game.”
Windows Central

About This Game

The fast-paced, action-packed car battle you were waiting for.

The apocalypse is over and only Heavy Metal Machines remains. Welcome to a world of madness, mayhem and relentless destruction where you will put survival of the fittest to the test, decimating your enemies just to survive.

Be insane, be very, very insane! With matches of 4 vs 4 and competitors from all over the world, you will never run out of death-defying stunts. Choose your machine, pick a skin and make your own personal angel of destruction on four wheels. In this world, boldness is all that counts.

No gasoline; just pure adrenaline. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to destroy the enemy and deliver the bomb, not letting anything get in your way.

Do you have what it takes?

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 or Newer
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Graphics HD 4000 or Nvidia GT 620
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Required
    • OS: Windows 7 or Newer
    • Processor: 2.3+ GHz Quad core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 650 or Radeon HD 6770
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Required
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