The classic board game—Axis & Allies 1942 2nd Edition—is officially on Steam! Play with friends, challenge the world’s top players, or go solo vs. AI. Fits your screen & schedule— get notified on your turn & command armies at your own pace.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (80) - 61% of the 80 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (2,388) - 76% of the 2,388 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jul 31, 2019
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“For years, fans of Axis & Allies have been asking for an online option for their favorite board game. We want to ensure that Axis & Allies 1942 Online is a satisfying experience for veteran fans and new players alike.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We expect to stay in Early Access for a few months with regular updates.”

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

“Right now, Axis & Allies 1942 Online is fully playable against human opponents, AI, or a mix of the two. As we work towards launch, we’ll be adding new features, making user interface changes, fixing bugs, and incorporating feedback from Early Access players.

We’re working towards a number of Steam features such as friends list, trading cards, and achievements as a part of launch.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Axis & Allies 1942 Online in Early Access is fully playable as a single player experience against AI, local hotseat play, or online multiplayer.”

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

“No, Axis & Allies 1942 Online will be priced the same during and after Early Access.”

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

“We’ll be actively reading and responding to comments and reviews posted here on Steam and in our Beamdog forums. We're interested in player feedback and bug reports.”
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About This Game


Axis & Allies 1942 Online is the official digital version of Hasbro’s strategy classic—Axis & Allies 1942 Second Edition! This board game fits your screen AND your busy schedule. Get notified on your turn, and command armies at your own pace!

Team up with friends, challenge the world’s top Axis & Allies players in ranked seasons, play solo against the A.I., or pass & play with a pal on one PC!



Official Rules
  • Adapts rules from Hasbro’s Axis & Allies 1942 Second Edition
  • Choose from two game scenarios & victory conditions!
  • Allies: Command your forces as the United Kingdom, United States, or Soviet Union
  • Axis: Take control of Germany or Japan’s armies & prepare for battle!

Learn to Play
  • Great for new players— no setup or cleanup required!
  • Tutorials & In-Game Tooltips help beginners dive in

Turn-Based (Asynchronous)
  • Fully turn-based gameplay fits into your busy schedule!
  • Ranked games allow 24 hours to take your turn
  • Instead of playing for hours on end, get notified when it’s your turn, then use the War Diary to check out what you missed! (or stick around & watch the battle unfold in real time— that’s an option too!)

Player Accounts & Profiles
  • Track your stats & win/loss rates for each alliance

Dice Modes
  • Standard mode mimics random dice results
  • Low Luck dice use averages to calculate hits
  • Biased dice favor rolls of 2, 3, & 4, over 1 & 6

Immersive Gameplay
High quality graphics, music & sound effects add drama to your battles!



Single-Player
  • Enjoy casual games with A.I. computer players
  • Great for learning to play or testing out strategies

Hot Seat
  • Pass and play with friends and family on one computer

Custom Multiplayer
  • Create custom games for 2 to 5 players
  • Games can include a mix of humans & A.I. players

Ranked Seasons
  • Challenge the world’s top Axis & Allies players in official ranked seasons
  • Rise through the ranks to take top honors: Wood, Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum Tiers!
  • Matchmaking pairs you with similarly ranked players

SPRING 1942...THE WORLD IS AT WAR

German tanks mobilize in the west, blitzing into France and pushing back the Soviet Union in eastern Europe. The United States rises in response to Japanese aggression in the Pacific. The United Kingdom rallies allies as bombers menace the skies. The year is 1942, and the world is at war!

Victory goes to the side that conquers its opponents on the field of battle and occupies the greatest cities of the world. Will the Axis continue to spread across the globe unchecked, or will the Allies rally to push back against imperialistic tyranny? Challenge your friends and change the course of history!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Pentium (Sandy Bridge Architecture) or newer OR AMD A6 APU
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000 Integrated Video Card or Better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1366 x 768 or greater screen resolution, Steam Early Access version requires online connection
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Mac OS 10.10 or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 (Sandy Bridge Architecture) or Newer
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000 Integrated Video Card or Better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1366 x 768 or greater screen resolution, Steam Early Access version requires online connection
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 (Sandy Bridge Architecture) or Newer
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000 Integrated Video Card or Better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1366 x 768 or greater screen resolution, Steam Early Access version requires online connection
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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