Silica blends FPS and RTS in epic, photorealistic battles. Choose to fight on the ground or command from above as humans or aliens. Dive into thrilling multiplayer combat or master strategic command. Are you ready to survive and conquer?
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (77) - 62% of the 77 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (3,553) - 77% of the 3,553 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
May 3, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Our experience has taught us that it's vital to get early feedback from our players to polish and refine our games. This applies to Silica even more so, as the game is being made by an external developer through our Bohemia Incubator program.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our goal is to have Silica in Early Access for approximately one year.”

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

“During Early Access, we plan to continue polishing the current game modes and adding more content, such as more combat units, and also to improve the gameplay as a whole.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“At the moment, the game has two fully playable game modes: Strategy and Arena. Strategy is the flagship game mode where players take on the role of Commander, experiencing classic real-time strategy gameplay, or Soldier, bringing an FPS twist to the genre. The Arena is a chaotic pure FPS shooter mode that allows everyone to try all combat units.”

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

“We plan to increase the price slightly after Early Access.”

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

“We intend to use a wide range of methods to gather feedback and engage with the community. These will include Discord, Steam Discussions, and processing feedback through our dedicated Feedback Tracker website app. We also want to use Steam Stats to gather anonymous analytics.”
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About This Game

Silica is a crossover of FPS and RTS, where you take part in epic photorealistic battles either as humans or aliens. Lead as the commander, or join the assault from the ground - the choice is yours!

Take Part in Epic Combined Arms Warfare
Immerse yourself in epic battles where humans and aliens fight for ultimate domination.

Dominate Land and Sky
Take control of both land and air vehicles to assert power over the sandy dunes of planet Baltarus.

Lead as RTS Commander!
Take charge as RTS commander over battles of epic scale. Use your tactical prowess to dominate the battlefield, coordinating complex operations from a top-down perspective.

Experience Realistic Unit Scale
Witness the impressive scale of units, from small infantry squads to colossal harvesters and massive buildings. Each unit type is meticulously designed to reflect its size, providing an immersive and realistic experience on the battlefield.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Violence, General Mature Content.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 / 11 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-7400 3GHz or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 570
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 24 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Hardware requirements are subject to change during Early Access.
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 / 11 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-10400 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon RX 5700
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 24 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Hardware requirements are subject to change during Early Access.

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