Starting May 6th, New World Interactive will host 5 custom servers for Day of Infamy community-made maps to help determine which maps will be included in the next official update for the mod. The community will help decide the winners by voting for their favorites in a survey.
To launch the event, NWI creative director Andrew Spearin will host a livestream and invite all the level designers to join in playing through each map to gain feedback from both the community and fellow designers.
There are many excellent DOI maps in progress that we are excited to playtest. For a DOI map to be included, it must be published on Workshop by May 6th. Hopefully the maps that are not uploaded to Workshop yet are able to have them ready to playtest in time for the event. Iteration and updates throughout the playtesting phase are encouraged. The timeline for testing and the deadline for selecting the top map are to be determined.
We are livestreaming today, Saturday April 16th, at 3:00 pm EST with modder Rushin’ Russian and his new coop mod Army of Five. You can tune in here.
This is our FINAL LIVESTREAM from our US East location. After a break, our official livestreams will resume broadcasting from New World Interactive’s Amsterdam studio. These upcoming streams will show off more official Insurgency: Sandstorm related content, and will show community content alternating or at a separate timeslot. So come out tonight and celebrate well over a year of our weekly community broadcasts!
Created by programmer Rushin' Russian and artist St_Anger1, the Army of Five mod turns Insurgency into a class based five player cooperative experience. Fight against challenging new bots and play as one of the following classes with special weapons and abilities:
Breacher - Autoshotgun!
Rifleman - Two assault rifles and temporary God mode
Scavenger - Exoskeleton and a big knife
Marksman - One shot kill battle rifle
Grenadier - Grenade launcher and snub nosed revolver
But text doesn’t do them justice. See them kick ass in this ROCKIN’ gameplay trailer!
We are livestreaming today, Saturday April 9th, at 3:00 pm EST with the USMC server community. You can tune in here.
The USMC clan has run Insurgency community servers since the mod days when they hosted their Push server. From the admins:
"Here at the USMC, we take pride in a friendly, competitive environment where everyone is free to enjoy Insurgency. Our services are provided through the generous donations of our community. If you are interested in supporting the USMC, feel free to donate to help keep the (arguably) best servers on Insurgency up for all to enjoy!"
We partnered with Chrono and various YouTubers/streamers to help advertise a one day only super sale for Insurgency. You can buy Insurgency right now for just TWO DOLLARS at 87% off! The sale starts at 12:00 pm noon EST on April 2nd and ends at 12:00 pm noon EST on the 3rd. This of course includes all the content we’ve ever released for the game. New weapons, new game modes, new maps, and new features, all of which have always come in the form of free updates. If you have any friends who don’t have Insurgency yet, now’s the time to get them in on it for the cost of a beverage! And if they’re unsure, have them drop by the stream where we will be happy to answer any questions.
In the interest of transparency, we will say that participating YouTube/Twitch channels, Chrono.gg, and Insurgency all receive a portion of sales made during this event. It is voluntary participation by personalities and channels that love our game. If you want to support your favorite participating YouTuber or Twitch streamer, find their link to the sale on their social media or through our Twitter.
As always, we’ll be happy to answer any questions in the stream about Insurgency. ːsecurityː
The Digital Gaming League is back at it again, hosting Insurgency competitive seasons for over a year now! On April 4th, the EU and NA seasons for DGL will begin. If you are a free agent and have no team, be sure to subscribe to the DGL Steam group and join in the daily pick up games here. Pick up games are organized 5v5 Firefight matches where players meet and play on Teamspeak. The server info for Teamspeak can be found on the DGL website, reddit, and the Steam group. Sign up now at http:// http://www.thedgl.org. Add DGL administrators Link or Torix for more info.
ESL’s Easter Cup and Spring Season are coming! Easter Cup 2016 will be held on Monday March 28th, 03:00pm CEST and features a completely new tournament structure - the swissystem. Following that, on 4th of April 08:00pm CEST, ESL Insurgency is starting Spring Season 2016. It is planned to have skill based divisions and playoffs afterwards. Both events will be open for every team around the world, no matter the skill level or region the players come from. So grab your buddies, create a team, or join an existing one and have some fun. Some of the matches will also be streamed at the official ESL Insurgency Twitch.tv channel. To get more information about these and upcoming events, join ESL Insurgency on Steam, Facebook and Discord.
Insurgency ANZ has undergone a change and branched out to reach a wider audience under the new name Pacific Gaming League (PacificGL). The PGL is currently underway with the 5th Season of 5v5 FireFight in the Pacific/Oceanic region. For more information on Insurgency in Oceania, join the official Steam group and visit them on Facebook. Pacific Gaming League has a lot in the works and when more details are announced, you can find out first, by joining the Facebook group or visiting the website at http://www.pacificgl.com. PGL TeamSpeak is always open to the public, so if you want to team up, get a taste for competitive or just see what all the fuss is about, jump in TS at ts.pacificgl.com (126.96.36.199:9987).
We are livestreaming today, Saturday March 26th, at 3:00 pm EST with YouTuber BedBananas. You can tune in here.
BedBananas is a variety YouTuber who took a liking to Day of Infamy’s gritty historic themes. We were so entertained by his hijinks we reached out to him and asked if he would like to join us for a stream. We’ll check out a few different modes, whatever we’re feeling, and the server will be open. The IP will be given out in the stream chat. Expect antics and bloodshed.
As always, we’ll be happy to answer any questions in the stream about Insurgency.
We are livestreaming today, Saturday March 12th, at 3:00 pm EST with YouTuber Bunty King. You can tune in here.
We surprised Bunty King back in February while he was streaming on YouTube Gaming. We hopped into his server, played a few rounds of competitive together, and took some questions. He is a variety streamer just starting out and streams Insurgency every so often, saying it’s one of his favorite FPS games. Today we’re playing together for our official livestream. If you’re interested in seeing his channel, check him out here and subscribe.
As always, we’ll be happy to answer any questions in the streamabout Insurgency. ːsecurityː
We are livestreaming today, Saturday March 5th, at 3:00 pm EST featuring new Day of Infamy custom map Bridge at Remagen with its creator Third Eye. You can tune in here.
Bridge at Remagen is a Day of Infamy map available now on the Workshop. The map is based on a strategically important bridge that crosses the river Rhine in Germany which American and German forces fought over in WWII. The map is still a work in progress but already supports Push, Invasion, Skirmish, Firefight, and Occupy game modes. For coop there is support for Conquer and Outpost, with the possibility of other modes. The server will be open and the IP will be given out in the chat. You can download the map directly upon connecting to the server or subscribe to it on the Steam Workshop. Be sure you are subscribed to Insurgency’s official WWII mod Day of Infamy as well.
As always, we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have in the stream about Insurgency. Come play and give Third Eye your feedback on his new map!
We are livestreaming today, Saturday February 27th, at 3:00 pm EST interviewing Andrew Spearin, creative director of Insurgency. You can tune in here.
Earlier this week we announced Insurgency: Sandstorm, a technical and visual overhaul of Insurgency built on Unreal Engine 4. It will include a story mode, eSports integration and support, and will release on PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, and PS4 in 2017. Today we will be interviewing our creative director Andrew Spearin talking about what to expect from Sandstorm. I will be asking Andrew questions we’ve gathered from the community, and as always, we’ll do an open question and answer period in the end.
So come on out, watch, and be sure to give us your questions in the stream about Insurgency.