Cold War RTS WARNO Hits Early Access in January 2022

WARNO Hits Early Access

French publisher and developer Eugen Systems has announced their next war game WARNO hits early access in January 2022.

Following their previous two WWII strategy games in Steel Division: Normandy 44 and Steel Division 2, their Cold War successor WARNO hits early access on January 20th, via Steam. Fans can expect “meticulously research” units set in a “what-if” scenario where the Cold War actually heated up.

WARNO is military lingo for “warning order,” as in their operatives must stand by for commands regarding a potential mission and potential enemy combatants. The game is considered a spiritual successor to their WWII wargames, and features the 10v10 battles seen in Steel Division.

Here’s a new extremely 1980s trailer set to crushing synth music:

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Deploy into an authentic, expansive, and meticulously researched Cold War real-time strategy game with WARNO. As the spiritual successor to the acclaimed Wargame series, WARNO is the ultimate next-gen World War III battle simulator.

Two years have passed since Gorbachev’s overthrow in a coup by hardline communists, and now, in the dark summer days of 1989, the Cold War finally turns hot. The armies of NATO and Warsaw Pact have deployed in a divided and tense Germany. Conflict is imminent. The only thing left is to wait for the inevitable Warning Order that will begin it all. War is coming home, commanders…

WARNO – Warning Order – lets you command your customized battlegroup and lead hundreds of Cold War-era units to victory on dynamic, tactical battlefields. Choose between the arsenals of NATO or the Warsaw Pact, and fight across a multitude of solo and online modes against challenging AI or human opponents in massive 10v10 battles. Show your mettle as a strategic commander in the turn-based Army General campaigns depicting a devastating, techno-thrilling World War III in Western Europe.



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