The ultimate grand-scale campaign and FPS simulation of WWII in Europe, with a huge zone-less 24/7 persistent game world and up to 5000 simultaneous players engaged in hours-long battles. A military-grade simulator with more than 200 play-able historically accurate weapons.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (76) - 42% of the 76 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (2,376) - 40% of the 2,376 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 5, 2017

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“WWII Online has a long history of development and over the years, the game has changed and progressed with the help of our community. As we approach a release on Steam, Early Access will allow us to be able to introduce the Steam Community to our game and allow us to solicit important feedback from this new group of players before a full release.

Our development team has been committed to very transparent communication throughout the development process and are excited to solicit feedback from not only our team members and veteran players, but also the Steam Community to help create a unique and immersive combined arms experience for all of our players!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We anticipate that we will be in Early Access for as long as we need to make changes and improvements to game play and infrastructure for a proper full release.”

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

“We have laid out an ambitious roadmap for development that includes additional weapons, infantry characters, vehicles, integrated voice communication, and an expansion on how many users can be online in the game world at one time.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently the game is stable and playable. There is plenty of content available. The game is also actively being developed and updates are being prepared that will add more playable content for users as well as bug fixes when they are necessary. The development team is actively engaging the community to help set priorities and solicit suggestions for new content and tweaks to game play.”

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

“Our Starter and Subscription payment plans are planned to be the same throughout Early Access.”

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

“The WWII Online community has always been a large part of the game. The current development team is made up almost exclusively of people who started out as community members and players. This fact has led our team to highly value communication and transparency between the development team and the community. Everyone on our development team, from the top to the bottom of our organization, is both involved with and a part of the community. We already have a track record of involving the community in decisions regarding game play and vehicle sets, and we intend for this to continue as we release on Steam.”
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July 15

Game Manual by Zebbeee

A brand new game manual has been made available to all Steam users to better explain WWII Online and its deep level of game play and supporting systems. Check it out here: https://store.steampowered.com/manual/251950

This manual is highly detailed and is simply an outstanding job by Zebbeee!

If you have thoughts, questions, suggestions, please post here and/or contact him directly at: zebbeee@corneredrats.com

Thanks for your support soldiers, SALUTE!
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July 14

All access intermission - NOW!

Allied forces won Campaign 165 with 95% of the map captured. We're now in all access intermission until this Tuesday (7/16/19) where we'll start Campaign 166 at around 7PM US Central Time (server time). Login and access all weapons and vehicles that WWII Online has to offer. Of course, bring a friend - Salute!
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Reviews

“The battles that follow aren’t typical of most first-person action games.”
Warfare History Network

“an incredibly fun and long lasting game for any war gamer or history buff. ... you’ll still be playing this months, or even years, from now.”
8.4/10 – Game Chronicles

“it’s remarkably compulsive. The concept and the individual challenges are unique, and the sheer difficulty of it makes riding a tank for 20 miles peculiarly rewarding. ... there’s nothing else quite like it.”
4/5 – Games Radar

Update Notes

Updates since the STEAM release:

  • 1.36.1.1 (10 June 19)
  • 1.36.1 (03 June 19)
  • 1.36.0.2 (29 April 19)
  • 1.36.0.1 (14 April 19)
  • 1.36.0.0 (7 April 19)
  • 1.35.18.0 (20 March 19)
  • 1.35.17.1 (07 March 19)
  • 1.35.17.0 (28 February 19)
  • 1.35.16.2 (05 February 19)
  • 1.35.16.1 (27 December 18)
  • 1.35.16.0 (21 December 18)
  • 1.35.15.3 (20 November 18)
  • 1.35.15.2 (31 October 18)
  • 1.35.15.1 (13 September 18)
  • 1.35.15.0 (27 August 18)
  • 1.35.14.1 (4 August 18)
  • 1.35.14.0 (1 August 18)
  • 1.35.13.4 (5 July 18)
  • 1.35.13.3 (23 June 18)
  • 1.35.13.2 (21 June 18)
  • 1.35.13.1 (2 June 18)
  • 1.35.13.0 (30 May 18)
  • 1.35.12.0 (09 March 18)
  • 1.35.11.0 (31 January 18)
  • 1.35.10.1 (21 December 17)
  • 1.35.10.0 (15 December 17)
  • 1.35.9.8 (1 November 17)
  • 1.35.9.6 (16 September 17)

About This Game

THE FIRST AND ONLY WWII MMO WARGAME SINCE 2001

Key Features:
  • Single permanent server (worldwide community with 24/7 interactions)
  • Combined Air/Ground/Sea battles
  • Server capacity for 5,000 concurrent players
  • Huge historical map to conquer (no zones)
  • Large set of WWII weapons from different axis/allied nations
  • Detailed infantry & vehicle simulation (controls, damages, performances...)
  • Required teamwork by fear of death
  • Freedom of a player-driven game play (no coded scenarios)
  • 99.99% PvP (with some AI defensive support)
  • WWII data & facts authenticity (orbat, models, timeline, table of equipment, load-out..)

THE VIRTUAL BATTLEFIELD DOES EXIST!

World War II Online is a Massively Multiplayer FPS, simulation game set in the Western Front of WWII and hosted on a huge single map. There is virtually no limit to the amount of players that can join the battlefield and fight as infantry, tanker, pilot or captain!

The game offers a strategic and persistent winnable Campaign that is completely player-driven, both in the strategic planning and players fighting to control territory, with more than 240 weapons and vehicles. Fly the Spitfire, drive the Tiger or the Sherman Firefly, shoot with the Flak36 88mm, sail a destroyer... WWII Online’s game play is unmatched in terms of scale, realism and replay ability.

ALL OUT WAR, ON A MASSIVE SCALE

Its scale is a massive 300,000 SQ KM that is an interconnected and zone-less game world offering total freedom for players. This scale allows for truly immersive combined arms pvp combat. Communication between the Army, Air Force, and Naval units that are engaged will help determine the outcome! There are no limitations to how many players can interact in a battle space.

SERIOUS HISTORICAL ACCURACY

All weapons, vehicles, munitions and ordinance perform according to realistic values. We have achieved this through direct access to historical archives, a network of military experts and our advanced proprietary game engine that goes in depth like never before. Armor on tanks and aircraft, as well as their internal components, are modeled down to the millimeter.

HIGHLY DETAILED DAMAGE MODELS

Our damage models go into extreme detail with each component being destroyable in vehicles including crew, weapon storage, gas tanks and more! You don’t just shoot a hitbox? NO! With every shot fired, multiple calculations take place that determine the round impact consequences. Some of these include; angle of obliquity, speed of round at impact, thickness of the armor, internal spall, armor penetration, parts of tank damaged, etc.

FAIR GAME PLAY FOR ALL

Just like in real life, the outcome of each engagement will be determined by strategy, tactics, teamwork, and your weapon handling skills! In WWII Online there are no special power ups or item buys giving someone a special advantage against other players.

CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT


Thousands of manhours have already been invested in this game since 2001. Become part of History, the World War II Online project is alive and growing!
Read our 2019-2020 development roadmap.

SQUAD-DRIVEN GAME


WWII Online is a serious game that requires time investment, a willingness to work as a team player. If you do not join a squad and voice comms, you will likely be lost and frustrated.

Each time you log in, a pop up window will show you the currently available squad recruiters. You can check the list of existing squads and their stats on the Squad Tools page.

For the best game play experience possible, you should first get on the Allied or Axis WWII Online Discord Server. Integrated voicomms are currently into development.

SUBSCRIPTION BASED GAME

WWII Online has always been and remain a subscription based game. This helps for operating costs like our game servers, bandwidth, power, staff, etc. and thus keep our single map up 24/7/365. (subscription comparison / breakdown here).

The STARTER subscription unlocks medium tanks, bombers, armored cars, all paratroopers, grenadiers and mortarmen. It is the best deal to start playing the game and gain your first ranks.
When campaigns reach higher tiers, however, you will need more teamwork and better tactics to face heavier weapons.

The PREMIUM subscription unlocks the complete game experience, within restrictions of your current in game rank and the ongoing campaign Tier. We recommend the premium subscription to players with rank 4 and above.

There are NO micro-transactions nor advertisements in game. Your rank only will unlock heavier equipment.

CURRENT CAMPAIGN IS NUMBER 166, STARTING ON 16 JULY 2019


Choose your side: Join the Allied DISCORD or Join the Axis DISCORD!

Your side commanders:
Check the state of the fronline and the latest stats on our WORLD@WAR GAZETTE.

IN-GAME UNITS CONTROLS

Controls in World War II Online are not the same as those setup in arcade FPS games. Vehicles require multiple controls to be played with a more realistic (but constraining) approach. Please take the time to study which controls are setup by default. You can customize these through our "KEYMAPPER":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVVbbkZeD38

More information about the game can be found on the official wiki.
Use the « help » chat channel whenever needed, in game (activate by pressing F6 once) or on DISCORD. Always ask for other players or for a squad to stick to.

Questions? ideas? Please post on the forums or contact zebbeee@corneredrats.com

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8
    • Processor: Pentium 4 3.2 GHz or Athlon 64 3500+ (2.2 GHz) or better with SSE 2.0 support
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 series or ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: on-board or better
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8.1 / Windows 10
    • Processor: 3 GHz Dual Core or 2.66 GHz Quad Core
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 250 or Radeon HD 4850 or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: on-board or better
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.10 +
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 series or ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: on-board or better
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS Sierra 10.12.2+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 250 or Radeon HD 4850 or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: on-board or better

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