Direct Contact is about Authentic Warfare, First-person Tactical realism experiences. Most weapons are in the same specs for each classification today, making most modern combat asymmetrical.
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Why Early Access?

““Direct Contact will have the community involved as the game is in development, Direct Contact is planning for the best military simulation it can be, and with your feedback, the Direct Contact title will triumph for many years“”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Direct Contact will be in development for 12 months and beyond before it leaves Early Access.”

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

“Direct Contact is planning for the best military simulation it can be.
Military arena. It is a world for you as the player to have a tactical advantage in this tactical game. Driveable cars, Helicopters, and simulations of PMC-style scenarios for you to test out your skills”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“You can read about features listed in the "About This Game"”

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

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features”

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

“Direct Contact has a Discord server where you can join thousands of other excited players that you can get involved with and talk about Direct Contact.”
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Planned Release Date: Feb 29, 2024

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About This Game

Direct Contact embodies the essence of authentic warfare, delivering a first-person tactical realism experience that immerses players in the heart of modern combat. Here, most weapons adhere to real-world specifications within their respective classifications, creating a dynamic and asymmetrical battlefield.

In this team-based game, players engage as part of Special Forces units from across the globe. The enemy forces are cunning and coordinated, actively communicating and executing flanking maneuvers to eliminate their targets. The game's focus spans a wide spectrum of military tactics, encompassing intense close-quarters combat scenarios, meticulous consideration of room geometry and layout, diverse entry methods, and the strategic intricacies of mid to long-range engagements.

Mission Intensity

The Missions of Direct Contact range in intensity. The players have to use everything in their arsenal to succeed.
  • Weaponry
  • Clothing
  • Player Placement
  • Tactics
  • Breaching Charges
  • Calculation and planning

Direct Contact brings real-life actions into the gaming world. When a shot strikes a surface like a wall or a floor, the bullet can realistically ricochet back, posing a genuine threat to you as a player. Every bullet in the game adheres to real-life principles of velocity and drop, adding a layer of authenticity and challenge that mirrors the dynamics of live ammunition.

Air Support


In Direct Contact, our explosions are crafted with such precision that they approach photorealism. You'll have the thrilling opportunity to summon airstrikes from iconic aircraft like the Eurofighter, F18, A10 Warthog, and the Sukhoi Su-25. You can opt for laser-guided munitions or go for the added challenge of locating and calling in your airstrikes, all while enemies relentlessly hunt you down.

When these formidable aircraft launch a missile, the process is incredibly lifelike. The jet's missile bay ejector efficiently releases the missile from its wing missile bay, adding to the overall authenticity of the game's aerial combat experience.

Breach the Door

In Direct Contact, the game design reflects the reality of navigating hostile territory, where doors aren't always readily accessible. Before approaching or breaching a door, vigilance is key. Players must maintain situational awareness, carefully scanning their surroundings and using peeking tactics to move safely and engage enemies opportunistically.

Our doors are purposefully designed for functionality, allowing players to breach them as needed. You can peek through a partially opened door, swing it wide open for a bold entry, or even deliver a forceful kick to gain access, giving you dynamic options to engage your adversaries effectively.

Highly Detailed Battle Fields

Defeat your enemies on highly rich, detailed battlefields stretching over a large area.

Interact With Your Enemy

Direct Contact features a comprehensive system that assesses the behavior of enemy characters based on their in-game style. Players can engage with these enemies, applying pressure and encircling them strategically. This interaction triggers a fear system, which then influences the enemy's behavior. Their responses and actions will be shaped by the fear they experience, adding depth and realism to their in-game personalities and decision-making. Your tactics and approach will be crucial in determining how your enemies react and adapt during gameplay.

Arrest the Enemy


When an enemy surrenders in Direct Contact, you can detain them. It's important to note that you can't approach random civilians and detain them without cause. Civilian characters are programmed to respond intelligently, providing evidence to demonstrate their innocence if wrongfully accused. This level of detail ensures that the gameplay experience remains authentic and avoids unjust actions against innocent non-combatants.

Weapons

An object's hardness plays a critical role in determining the behavior of bullets in Direct Contact. Bullets can ricochet off hard surfaces, penetrate softer ones, or even change trajectories when encountering different materials. This realism extends to your character's experience, affecting their weapon handling significantly. In the event of injury, your character's performance will be compromised, and recovery takes time. When you're hit, you won't be able to bounce back immediately; instead, you'll require assistance from a teammate to receive healing and get back into action. Teamwork and strategy are paramount in navigating the challenges of the battlefield.

Goal

Our primary objective for the game is to deliver an immersive and intense tactical team-based gaming experience. From realistic sounds to meticulously crafted animations of our weapons, our goal is to achieve the highest accuracy possible. We pay painstaking attention to detail, including the intricacies of bullet physics, to ensure a true-to-life experience.

Moreover, we seek valuable insights from real veterans, drawing from their tactics and weapon-sound expertise. This commitment extends to every aspect of the game, from how weapons are handled to the visceral experience of firing them, all to offer players an authentic and engaging gameplay experience.

QWERTY

Direct Contact is currently optimized for QWERTY keyboards exclusively. Suppose you wish to rebind your keys or use a different keyboard layout. In that case, you may need to explore third-party software solutions for crucial rebinding or consider acquiring a QWERTY keyboard. Please note that Direct Contact does not currently offer support for keyboards other than QWERTY. While we continually work on enhancing the game, it's essential to clarify that this specific aspect may not change in the near future. Any updates in this regard will be officially announced. I appreciate your understanding.

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: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10, 11
    • Processor: Ryzen 5 3700 or intel i5 9400f
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: RTX 2080 SUPER
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard or Mouse
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10, 11
    • Processor: Ryzen 7 5800x or Higher, Intel Core i9 14900K
    • Memory: 32 GB RAM
    • Graphics: RTX 3080 or Higher
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard or Mouse

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