Behold disciples of Nod, for the end is soon upon us. Electronic Arts’ award-winning and best-selling Tiberium saga is coming to a powerful conclusion with Command & Conquer 4, which will introduce a multitude of innovations to the classic fast and fluid Command & Conquer gameplay, while retaining the core compulsions that fans...
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Release Date: Mar 16, 2010
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Behold disciples of Nod, for the end is soon upon us. Electronic Arts’ award-winning and best-selling Tiberium saga is coming to a powerful conclusion with Command & Conquer 4, which will introduce a multitude of innovations to the classic fast and fluid Command & Conquer gameplay, while retaining the core compulsions that fans have come to love over the series’ history.
It is the year 2062 and humanity is at the brink of extinction. Tiberium, the mysterious, alien crystalline structure that has infested Earth for decades and served as the primary reason for years of relentless conflict between the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and the Brotherhood of Nod, is close to rendering the planet uninhabitable. Mankind is on the verge of extinction when Kane, Nod’s prophetic leader, emerges from seclusion to deliver GDI the message that he has developed a system that could control Tiberium and harness its power. But he cannot build this "Tiberium Control Network" without GDI’s cooperation. Thus, the two opposing factions – GDI and Nod – inevitably find themselves in desperation for the same cause: to stop Tiberium from extinguishing mankind.
After 15 years, the network is nearly complete, Tiberium is under strict control and our revitalized, newly terraformed planet is on the cusp of a new age of prosperity and progress. It is then that the world’s citizens begin to seriously ponder why Kane chose to help, and what will he want in return. These questions and more lead to the dramatic final act of the Tiberium saga.
With a multitude of innovative new features to the fast and fluid C&C gameplay, Command & Conquer 4 offers players an entirely new way to play C&C. An all-in-one mobile base, persistent player progression across all game modes that is constantly updated in a real-time online profile, a 3-class system for each of the two factions, co-operative play, and a 5v5 objective-based multiplayer mode that promotes teamwork and social interaction, make Command & Conquer 4 unlike any other C&C experience.
  • The Epic Conclusion of the Saga - Kane returns in the thrilling conclusion to one of gaming’s longest running storylines, told through gritty live-action cinematics. Choose to take on the campaign solo or team up with a friend and play cooperatively!
  • Choose Your Class - Choose from three unique classes from both GDI and Nod, each with its own specialized units and powers, for more strategic and combative options that match your play style of choice! Offense, Defense, or Support classes—which will you pick?
  • Always on the Move - For the first time ever in the C&C series: a massive, mobile, all-in-one base, The Crawler, lets you pack up and move your base with your army for a new layer of strategic depth. Build units as you move across the field, and deploy whenever and wherever you choose!
  • Persistent Player Progression - The more enemy units you destroy, the more experience points you earn to progress your player profile! Level up to unlock new units, powers, and upgrades to make your army more powerful!
  • Team Up and Take the Battle Online - Join your fellow commanders online and tackle your opponents in the biggest C&C multiplayer to date, featuring 5 vs 5 objective-based battles! Choose your favorite class and take online strategy action to the next level as you conquer objectives while pummeling your enemies. The all-new party system lets you move with your party of friends from one online battle to the next.

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PERSISTENT INTERNET CONNECTION, EA ACCOUNT, REGISTRATION WITH ENCLOSED SERIAL CODE AND ACCEPTANCE OF END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT REQUIRED TO PLAY. SOFTWARE REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO ONE EA ACCOUNT PER SERIAL CODE AND IS NON-TRANSFERABLE. YOU MUST BE 13+ TO REGISTER FOR AN EA ACCOUNT. EULA, EA ONLINE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND FEATURE UPDATES CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.EA.COM. EA MAY PROVIDE CERTAIN INCREMENTAL CONTENT AND/OR UPDATES FOR NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE, IF AND WHEN AVAILABLE. EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON WWW.EA.COM.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1, or Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 or better, AMD 64 X2 or better
    • Memory: 1 GB (1.5 GB Vista and Windows 7)
    • Hard Drive: At least 10 GB of free space
    • Graphics: 256 MB (SM 3.0) - Nvidia GeForce 6800 or better, ATI Radeon X1600 or better
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz; AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 5600+
    • Memory: 2GB
    • Graphics: 256 MB (SM 3.0) - Nvidia GeForce 8800 or better, ATI X1900 or better
Helpful customer reviews
74 of 80 people (93%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
Hilariously bad.

-Nothing like any of the other C&C games
-always online DRM required for singleplayer
-Kicks you out of the game if your connection drops ONE packet (yes even in singleplayer)
-they never bothered fixing any of the issues (I got the game when it came out)
-This is what happens when suits try to design a game
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85 of 97 people (88%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 17
why.... why did you do this to a game series ive always loved..... why EA? why did you have to do this to us? GO SCREW YOURSELF.
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74 of 82 people (90%) found this review helpful
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
WHAT!!?? No base no buildings this is not a C&C game. What have you done to C&C??
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55 of 62 people (89%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
PLEASE TO ANYONE WHO IS INTERESTED IN THIS GAME. DO NOT BUY IT FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!!!!
i bought this game thinking that it would bring back some really good memories of the C&C series and due to the fact i played Tiberium Wars i thought this game would be exactly like that but i was so so wrong... Please... I waisted 20$ bucks on this game. Dont just watch the videos thinking its so cool with the classes and all but its not. Please dont waist your money on this Poor excuse for a C&C game. Go play the oldies. At least those games had style to em.
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41 of 44 people (93%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
started playing command and conquer since it came out in '95. this one is HORRIBLE. i was so jazzed up to see what would come next in the story after tiberium wars and kane's wrath and i was left with the utmost feeling of dissatisfaction. videos are cheezy and look poorly filmed. previous cnc games' vids felt almost like a movie. no base building? no harvesting? ea took a giant ♥♥♥♥ on this franchise and totally used the name of command and conquer to sell this turd under false pretenses. this is the worst thing to come out of ea; even worse than origin (which is saying something). i don't normally write reviews for games but this one was so crappy that it compelled me to tell people to stay away. STAY AWAY. erase this game from the saga just like indiana jones 4. 0/10.
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31 of 37 people (84%) found this review helpful
15.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Do not buy this, I have doubts that such a game even exists and that this is not elaborately programmed malware - I blacked out shortly after it finished installing and when I woke up my computer was on fire and the screen had a socket wrench jammed through it.
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32 of 40 people (80%) found this review helpful
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
What is this trash? Ruined the franchise for me
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41 of 57 people (72%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 18
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19 of 21 people (90%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
If you liked Command and Conquer 3 Tiberian wars you will hate this. You can't build bases like you could before and unit count is low. I'd rather play the ones off the PS1
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17 of 19 people (89%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 11
Can't even play it. The login is not working even though I put in the right password and there's no password reset in the log in menu. This is stupid. At least I only wasted $5 during a sale.
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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
Worst C&C Game ever ....
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18 of 23 people (78%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
Terrible game..not worth the money and never will be. Took the old base building formula of ALL previous c&c games and threw it out the window for no damn reason 1/10 = P.O.S.
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
Came back to play this after a while because of fond memories.

Alas, I was confusing it was CnC3: Tiberian Wars which is a far superior game.

Poor storyline, poor gameplay. Aviod.
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
25.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
This Game Has bene spolied, once a FANTASIC building base stat game, now a carppy mobile fortress Bs.
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14 of 17 people (82%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
Let's take a well versed system of building a base... and change it... This is not like previous C&C... /yawn
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15 of 20 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
worst c&c no basebuilding no resource gathering unit cap (yes a mother♥♥♥♥ing unit cap in a command & conquer game) dont buy just get the ultimate collection all the games (including this one but excluding sole survivor) for the same price i got mine on sail for 5 bucks and it came with this crap ( it was worth it because every single cnc game for 5 bucks plus i was mostly getting it for red alert 2 and its on sail as i am typing this so dont buy this crap. -bladethedemon
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
This game is just a grind. You have to work to permanently unlock things that you would generally unlock and upgrade every game in previous installments of the game, so if you play online you're guarenteed to get steamrolled by someone who has played longer.

The game offers different spawn ships that only allow certain units to be built with each and are supposed to follow certain playstyles but ultimately just end up limiting the game and the amount of fun it could have offered.

I love the C&C series, but this game has had some horrible decisions go into it. If you want an RTS, I'd reccomend picking up either C&C Tiberium Wars 3: Kane's Wrath, or C&C Red Alert 3, as both are top notch games from the same series, and infinitely better than this waste of code.
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
Took me almost half an hour to start this up because the required registration page wouldn´t allow me to create an account. (Support also requires you to be logged in already, I bet the guys at EA find that hilareous)

The point where I could not go on because it was so ultimately boring was about an hour into the game.
Until then I really suffered through the bad interface and the annoyingly low zoom out possibility.

There are other RTS franchises out there already that are a lot closer to what a good C&C used to be.
Have a look for them instead, your money is not only invested much better, they also actually deserve the support.

I had this in my library for quite some time since it was part of a bundle.
This was a good reminder for me why I stay clear from EA titles as much as I can.
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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
Why would you ruin such a great game
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 14
The worst in the series. I am currently requesting a refund, as I truly wish I had not paid money for this.
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