So here’s a little bit of old-school awesome for your week: World War II Online just rolled out a big update. The 2001 MMORPG remains among the oldest still running and indeed just got a huge influx of new players just a few years ago when it finally launched on Steam. We called it “vintage warfare” at the time, which is still perfect.
“The latest update of WWII Online brought back some of the old school WWII Online flavor to the game,” the devs at Cornered Rat wrote thus week. “These old bunker designs have been completely redone from scratch and have been re-introduced into some of the new towns that were recently added to the map!”
“Campaign 161 started off with a bang as we started in Tier 3 – 1944 equipment. This decision was made by CRS leaders as the Allies have had little playtime with the USA personas, and the new British toys (M10 Achilles and Sherman Firefly Mk IC) since they were introduced. The last two Campaigns have been dominated by the Axis who claimed victory just as the Tier 3 equipment rolled in. Among the excitement for Campaign 161 is the map expansion See the Readme below. Allies have made a dash for the new Holland towns North of the Zeeland area, can the Axis hold their territory? Log in to find out! “
Do note that it’s still primarily a pay-to-play game; the free version accessible on Steam is basically a demo with only a simple character archetype.
In any battle, logistics are incredibly important, and this is also true in WWII Online!Whether you need to get your infantry and towed anti-aircraft or anti-tank guns to the battlefield, or keep them resupplied so they can keep the pressure on the enemy, the trucks and gun haulers in WWII Online are an integral part of any battle!WWII Online includes several different trucks and haulers depending on what country you're fighting for:Bedford OYDMorris CDSWLaffly S-20Opel BlitzSdKfz 7In this tutorial we'll take a basic look at how to operate these classes of units in game using the Bedford OYD, but all of the trucks and haulers in game operate in a similar fashion!Now get in game and get hauling!
Posted by World War II Online on Wednesday, 6 March 2019