Iron Harvest Gets Ranked Multiplayer Mode

Iron Harvest

King Art Games have added ranked multiplayer ladders to their alternate history RTS, Iron Harvest.

Competitive players can compete to fight their way through six Leagues (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Master), each of which has three Divisions. Your rank will be determined by your overall Skill Rating, and as with most competitive ranked ladders, it will be possible to get demoted after too many losses.

The same update also adds a variety of AI improvements, UI tweaks, bug fixes, and new features, including auto-cast options for some abilities. You can read more here, and find a trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:

Iron Harvest is a real-time strategy game (RTS) set in the alternate reality of 1920+, just after the end of the Great War. The Game lets you control giant dieselpunk mechs, combining epic singleplayer and coop campaigns as well as skirmishes with intense action on the battlefield for multiplayer fans, Iron Harvest is the classic real-time strategy games fans have been waiting for.

Tradition clashes with scientific and technological progress, while Europe is still recovering from the brutal battles of the World War. Cities are being rebuilt and in the countryside, the era of the Iron Harvest has begun. Farmers are uncovering the remains of the majestic walking machines that had fought on the battlefields of the Great War.

In the midst of this chaos, a new threat appears that will put Europe’s very existence at risk. Secret forces are putting everything they can towards destabilization of entire countries, determined to set the world on fire once again and finally seize control.

Key Features:

  • CLASSIC REAL-TIME STRATEGY AT ITS FINEST – Lead dozens of different unit types into battle, carefully utilize cover and blast entire buildings to shreds. Take your time to come up with a plan which allows for a wide range of tactics, including a stealth approach. Mechs. We got mechs. Lots of them.
  • STRONG SINGLE PLAYER CAMPAIGNS & ENGAGING STORY – Experience an epic overarching story, spanning more than 20 missions over three campaigns. Join nine charismatic heroes and their beastly companions in their adventures across Europe. Team-up with a friend and master all campaigns side-by-side in co-op.
  • YOU ARE THE ONE IN FULL CONTROL – Command three diverse factions with over 40 unit types and 9 heroes with unique abilities. Setup skirmish and multiplayer matches any way you want. Configure your personal game interface and choose your favourite input controls.
  • INTENSE COOP & COMPETITIVE MULTIPLAYER COMBAT – Competitive multiplayer with ladders, ranked matches & leagues. Choose from a vast selection of skirmish maps and challenge maps, available to play in singleplayer and coop.
  • BUILD AND FORTIFY YOUR BASE – Conquer resource points, build your base and place fortifications to protect your unit production and research.

Iron Harvest is available on Windows PC (via GOG, and Steam), and early 2021 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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