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Today’s Spotlight is Holdfast: Nations At War, a multiplayer Napoleonic Era shooter by Anvil Game Studios that just left Early Access.
Fight under the banner of Britain, France, Prussia, or Russia on vast maps that support 150 players. Wage war on multiple fronts as you march in organized formations, flank artillery positions on horseback, board enemy vessels in ship-to-ship naval battles, or storm beaches in amphibious assaults.
You can watch the latest trailer below.
Holdfast: Nations At War is available on Windows PC via Steam for $19.99.
You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:
Holdfast: Nations At War is an online multiplayer first and third person shooter focusing on a combination of teamwork and individual skill. Take part in historic clashes on land and at sea waged by the most powerful nations during the great Napoleonic Era.
Charge into battle with over 150 players per server!
Fight On Multiple Fronts
Enlist in the Army
Work with your comrades to storm enemy fortifications or support the fight from the rear with artillery fire. Keep the line steady in open field battles and lead your men to victory.
Join the Navy
Experience what it’s like to be a crew member on board a military sailing ship. Raise the sails, launch rowboats, fire the cannons and cooperate to keep your vessel afloat.
Join the Coast Guard
Fend off naval vessels and marine-filled rowboats with chain, round and grape shot as they attempt to capture your fortified position. Guard the shoreline to the last man standing and repel the invader.
Steadfast men in the ranks and take lead as an officer, fire devastating musket volleys while standing shoulder to shoulder, support the fight from the rear with artillery, construct defences or boldly charge with bayonet equipped.
A grand selection of 21 classes to play with. Every class comes with its own traits and abilities which are crucial for your team’s survival.
Ride To Glory
Ride into battle with your trusty steed and engage the enemy with swords, pistols and carbines from horseback. Mounted Hussar, Cuirassier and Dragoon classes quickly traverse the field of battle.
Gallop away now as tides of glory await!
Take the King’s shilling or fight for the Emperor in smoke-filled Napoleonic field battles! Declare your allegiance to the British Empire, French Empire, Kingdom of Prussia or Russian Empire and strive for dominance over the battlefield.
Age Of Sail
Experience the thrill of naval combat aboard mighty warships from the golden age of sail! Assemble the crew and take to the seven seas as you master several unique ship types each with their own distinct characteristics.
Enlist with a regiment and rise through the ranks! Partake in fierce organised events where the community battles in formations relevant to the Napoleonic era. Hone your skills because you can be sure that your opponents will too.
Join the community Discord to get involved.
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