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Offworld Industries have released the massive V2.0 Update for their modern combat multiplayer shooter, Squad.
This update features a huge range of performance optimizations, quality of life improvements, balance changes, helicopter control tweaks, and much more. There is plenty of all new content as well, such as the Goose Bay map, and new weapons like the Mosin Nagant, RPD, RPG28, NLAW, and Canadian variants of the M4 and M16.
There are new vehicles as well, including the FV107 Recon Vehicle, LPPV Armored Jeep, FV520UA CTAS IFV, SA330 Transport Helicopter, and 9 variants of Technicals. You can read more about the update here.
You can find a rundown (via Steam) below:
Squad is a large scale combined arms multiplayer first-person shooter emphasizing combat realism through communication, team play, emphasizing strong squad cohesion mechanics as well as larger-scale coordination, tactics, and planning.
It features 20 large open maps, vehicle-based combined arms gameplay, and player-constructed bases to create a heart-thumping, visceral gaming experience with split-second decision-making in real-world scale firefights.
50 versus 50
Pitting several conventional and unconventional factions against each other, Squad aims to create authentic combat experiences utilizing a sense of being a part of something greater than yourself. Pick a side and become a member of a nine-man squad with your team to face off against 50 other players in intense, large combat environments. Squad features the US Army, Russian Ground Forces, British Army, Canadian Armed Forces, the Middle Eastern Alliance, and Irregular Militia and Insurgents with their own unique arsenals.
Do you hear the sound of rumbling and grinding gears? Do you fear the inevitability of your short life at the end of a T-72 Main Battle Tank barrel? Get your Squad Leader to place down an anti-tank guided missile system and remove that pesky tank from the battlefield. In Squad, we provide numerous methods to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the battlespace. Place down emplacements like HMGs and AT guns, or build up a fortified position with sandbags, HESCOs, and razor wire.
The pinnacle of the Squad experience, communication is a soldier’s best tool in effectively engaging the enemy. To help facilitate navigating the complexity of communication on the battlefield, we provide a world-class in-game VoIP system that allows you to talk to other soldiers locally, internally in your squad, between squad leaders, or squad leaders to the Commander. Also, we provide a plethora of other tools that fire team leaders and squad leaders may use to inform their squads and teams, such as map tools and in-world marking tools.