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Global Operations Unique Game Mode Coming Soon!

Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher are proud to announce the brand new Global Operations mode for Armored Warfare. Global Operations will change the theatre of war by adding the biggest maps the game has seen to date. These maps are fully interactive with overhead surveillance drones, stealth bombers and static anti-tank turrets functioning as a third party support for each of the competing teams, if they find the right tactics to use them to their advantage. Global Operations is an exciting new game mode for the genre and fuses the PvE and PvP game modes together in a unique and explosive mix.

The mode will kick off Balance 2.0 coming to Armored Warfare’s overhauling and streamlining existing gameplay in the future. Armored Warfare will enhance the roles of state-of-the-art weapons, like guided missiles, and advanced vehicle defense systems and will sharpen its focus to make the battlefields truly feel like theatres of modern conflict. Both Global Operations and the changes coming alongside Balance 2.0 will get a release date in the near future.

Watch the Armored WarfareGlobal Operations Teaser HERE.

Global Operations:

The first of the new maps to be introduced with Global Operations is the open desert map called “Desert Crossing.” This map is bigger than any other map so far in Armored Warfare and features many interactive elements. Bombers flying overhead, AI-control turrets shooting at teams and surveillance drones will change the face of warfare in the game for good. Two mercenary forces and their local allies are clashing over a massive dry dock with an aircraft carrier in “Desert Crossing.” The battles in Global Operations are time limited and feature up to 15 vs 15 player teams. Each team starts with a pool of points. Destroying Enemy or AI controlled vehicles, and capturing control zones will reduce the enemies’ point count. If the team manages reduce this point score to zero, they secure victory!

Players can also capture special “Wildcard” objectives that give them the ability to call in military asset from their HQ, to tip the balance of the battle in their favor. The first map will contain the following “wildcards”:

  • Pillboxes: static AI-controlled object firing Anti-Tank guided missiles at enemy forces
  • Surveillance drone: an unmanned aerial asset that can fly above a zone and spot the enemy teams movements with ease.
  • Air Raid: A powerful B2 bombing run attack that flies in from off the map to wreak havoc amongst enemy lines!
  • Supply Zone: to allow resupply of ammo without needing to respawn

These just represent what will be available during the first release. The system is flexible enough that many new “wild cards” could be created and will make the battlefields truly feel like theatres of modern war.

The Modern Battlefield:

Find more about all changes coming to Armored Warfare in the near future HERE.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

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Update 0.17 Introduces a New Competitive Map “Frontline” and Continues to Make Changes From Community Feedback

Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher are proud to announce the newest addition to Armored Warfare. Update 0.17 focuses on several quality of life improvements to continue the trend of addressing community requested enhancements. New features include the new VBR wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicle, the new co-op PvE challenge “Leviathan,” and the large and open PvP map, “Frontline”.

Watch the Armored Warfare – Frontline Map Trailer HERE.

Update 0.17 features include:

  • Due to its size and natural openness, there are almost no natural routes for the players to take and tactics depend almost entirely on each team, as the terrain no longer dictates the vehicle deployment. The flow of battle is less predictable than on some of the other Armored Warfare maps and the players need to be constantly vigilant for the shifting tides of war.
  • A brand new challenge for the co-operative PvE mode of Armored Warfare. The newly-finished Aurora satellite sits on a remote island in the Pacific, having received the final touches that will facilitate its maiden flight. When adversarial forces threaten to destroy Aurora and its component parts, players must protect the satellite and defend the island’s facilities, stopping the enemies from capturing the Aurora and destroying it.
  • The VBR Tier 8 AFV and the AMX 10 RCR Tier 8 Premium Tank Destroyer
  • We have continued to improve and optimized Armored Warfare’s weapon firing model in many aspects, with the goal of making it easier for players to hit targets more consistently while firing on the move.
  • Before spawning an AI vehicle, this new system will check to see if it has Line of Sight and is within close radius to players in an attempt to find a location that is not directly on top of players. This should greatly reduce the cases in which AI vehicles spawn in-sight of and around players.

Find more about the 0.17 updates HERE.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

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Massive Update 0.15 Now Available For All Players+

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher are excited to present the newest update for Armored Warfare launching today. Update 0.15 brings the highly anticipated Tier 10 vehicles, new PvE missions, premium vehicle and various adjustments and improvements.

View the Update 0.15 Trailer here.

Features introduced with update 0.15:

  • First six Tier 10 vehicles have been introduced. Besides such main battles tanks as Challenger 2B, Leopard 2A7-140, XM1A3, and T-14 Armata, the update also brings a concept light tank PL-01 and armored fighting vehicle called SPHINX. Tier 10 will be unlockable through a token system similar to the one used to unlock Tier 9 vehicles.
  • In the newly delivered PvE operations “Prometheus” and “Meltdown,” players will have to defend the important cargo on the sandy beaches of the tropical island and defend the nuclear reactor from enemy invasion in order to save the people of the small town from devastation.
  • A brand new Tier 7 Premium vehicle Main Battle Tank.
  • The garage UI has received a visual upgrade and now features an improved Ammo Loadout, updated Consumable and Retrofit windows, and an expanded vehicle filter.
  • A number of measures have been enacted to reduce the currently excessive high effectiveness of APS, while still keeping the system useful in deterring the occasional ATGM.
  • Includes front, side, and rear cannon depression changes to Light Tanks and a few Main Battle Tanks. Additionally, the Light Tank active ability was improved as well.
  • The combined hull and turret traverse mobility has been adjusted for MBTs and AFVs and LTs so as to achieve more balance for these vehicle types interaction in the battlefield.

Apart from the above new features, a large number of game corrections will also be included with the update. The corrections include, but are not limited to: vehicle performance adjustments, balance, and critical issue fixes.

Read the full patch notes for more details here.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher are excited to reveal details of the first Tier 10 vehicles that will be added with the upcoming Update 0.15 on May 3rd. The highest tier in Armored Warfare will include pieces of armored technology, such as the Leopard 2A7, XM1A3 Abrams, PL-01, and more.

Watch the Armored Warfare Tier 10 Trailer here.

“Leading up to the introduction of Tier 10, we’ve been carefully monitoring the community’s opinions on what the highest tier of Armored Warfare should contain,” said Antoine Guyard, EU producer for Armored Warfare. “It became obvious that while having vehicles that actually exist, it would also be good to take it a bit further and let our players experience the vehicles that are currently in the prototype or concept phase, with experimental or planned upgrades. Considering the fact that actions in Armored Warfare take place in mid-2030s, we see it as as perfect solution to bring the most awesome vehicles into Armored Warfare. We hope our players will enjoy these newest additions to Armored Warfare!”

Armored Warfare Tier 10 Vehicle details:

  • PL-01 – light tank concept developed by OBRUM and BAE Systems on a CV90 AFV chassis. Armed with an auto-loading 120mm cannon that is capable of firing APFSDS, HEAT and HE shells as well as LAHAT anti-tank guided missiles. Agile and fast, the PL-01 is the pinnacle of the Light Tank class.
  • SPHINX – French prototype vehicle by Panhard. It’s a sturdy turreted six-wheeled and lightly armored vehicle but with considerable firepower from its 40mm autocannon and ATGMs. SPHINX will be the most potent scouting vehicle in Armored Warfare.
  • Leopard 2A7-140 – the ultimate combination of the most modern Leopard 2 armor kit available and the firepower of a 120mm L/55 Rheinmetall gun or experimental 140mm cannon. Equipped with the most advanced countermeasures available in the world, it will be a tough opponent to beat for any vehicle.
  • XM1A3 Abrams – prototype which combines the most advanced upgrades available for this aging chassis. Based on the M1A2 Abrams with a TUSK kit and ARAT-2 explosive reactive armor, it is armed with a 120mm gun that can be upgraded to the 140mm ATACS cannon.
  • T-14 Armata – super-modern Main Battle Tank from Russia introduced in early 2015. It’s an advanced design that includes an unmanned turret and a new 125mm automatically loaded gun, which surpasses any other MBT currently in service.
  • Challenger 2 ATDU – the latest experimental version of the legendary Challenger 2 and best-armored vehicle in Armored Warfare. Excellent armor and experimental 140mm cannon capable of firing both kinetic and high-explosive shells make it one of the most dangerous beasts on the battlefield.

Read more about the new Tier 10 tanks here.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

Update 0.15 Adding Tier 10 Vehicles, New Maps and Much More

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher are delighted to announce Update 0.15 will be bringing the first Tier 10 vehicles for Armored Warfare. Command the Challenger 2B Main Battle Tank, or outrun and outsmart your enemies in the SPHINX Armored Fighting vehicle. All of these six vehicles are cutting edge prototypes and concepts that might appear in service in the upcoming decade[S1] , but will be coming to Armored Warfare very soon.

Check out the Tier 10 tanks preview here.

Features introduced with Update 0.15:

  • oT-14 Armata (Main Battle Tank)
  • oPL-01 (Light Tank)
  • oLeopard 2A7-140 (Main Battle Tank)
  • oSPHINX (Armored Fighting Vehicle)
  • oXM1A3 (Main Battle Tank)
  • Challenger 2B (Main Battle Tank)
  • Operations, Prometheus, and Meltdown will bring new challenges for players teaming up in Armored Warfare’s co-operative gameplay mode.
  • A revised User Interface based upon player feedback will enable players to efficiently filter which vehicles are shown among other enhancements.

Read the full preview on more upcoming features here.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

Join in on Amazing Events And Earn Free Tanks

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher invite players to join the festivities in Armored Warfare. Running from April 6 – 30 Panzerfest will introduce events and gifts for current and aspiring tank Commanders alike. Panzerfest is the festival name for three separately named activities running during April:

  • Brand-new tank commanders, who enlist during this period, will receive a free Leopard 1 tank and premium time upon entering the game.
  • Existing and new players can earn 1 million credits, premium time, and the Leopard 2AV ICE edition for successfully playing the game.
  • Join your favorite German faction and earn rewards by helping your selected faction to victory!

Watch the the Panzerfest video here.

Visit the Panzerfest event page for more information.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

Global publisher and Obsidian Entertainment are proud to announce that Armored Warfare will get Altay, the new Turkish Main Battle Tank. The mass production of this brand new tank has been announced today by Otokar, the manufacturer of this modern vehicle. Altay is the first Turkish-developed MBT since World War Two. It was developed using the South Korean K2 Black Panther tank experience and is armed with a 120mm L/55 smoothbore gun, comparable to or derived from the Rheinmetall 120mm. Its maximum speed reaches 70 km/h. The Altay tank will be added to Armored Warfare in 2017 and its in-game characteristics and tier will be announced in the future.

New tanks and armored vehicles will be regularly added to Armored Warfare, thereby letting all tank games fans try all the latest modern warfare technologies.

Armored Warfare is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online tactical military game that puts the player into the world of modern warfare. In Armored Warfare, players get a chance to try the most powerful tools of destruction invented by mankind – from modern main battle tanks to scouts and wheeled vehicles. Using modern defense systems like anti-missile protection and smoke grenades, along with various types of armor and ammunition, players can jump into fast paced battles both in PvP mode and a vast amount of PvE missions.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

New Video and Special Edition Tanks Now Available

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher present the special edition Wolf Pack vehicles, featuring four of the most renowned steel machines of destruction. These unique vehicles will tear enemies to shreds and are available in celebration of Armored Warfare’s latest update 0.14.

Armored Warfare’s Wolf Pack vehicles feature a unique look (bloodthirsty red stripes on deep black with Wolf’s emblem), created especially for this limited time offer. On top of the awe inspiring graphics, these vehicles come fully upgraded with maximum level crews and premium status. The pack containing the Centauro 120, Challenger 1, BMD-2, and Wiesel 1 will go on sale as part of the coming update and will be available for purchase individually.

Get more details on the new Wolf Pack for Armored Warfare and watch the Wolf Pack video here.

New Maps, Special Edition Vehicles And More!

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher present the newest addition to Armored Warfare – Update 0.14. Today, players can compete or co-operate on new maps, share, and relive their battles through the added replays feature and lead the pack with the bloodthirsty Wolf edition vehicles.

Watch the Armored Warfare video introducing the Wolf Pack here.

Other features introduced with update 0.14:

  • Playing a recording of a match will allow players to view everything from the perspective of the replay creator. Players can pause, play or stop their recording, as well as increase or decrease the speed at which they want the match to replay. Additionally, players can spectate specific vehicles or seamlessly switch into a free-cam observer mode.
  • A brand new PvP map, literally raising the stakes of modern conflict.
  • Operations Albatross and Cerberus will pose new threats for players teaming up in Armored Warfare’s co-operative gameplay mode.
  • Based upon player feedback, a number of unpopular elements of high-tier gameplay will be addressed.

Find more details on the new content in Armored Warfare here.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.

Learn About The Crushing Power of an Elite Class of Vehicles

Developer Obsidian Entertainment and global publisher are pleased to showcase an important class of vehicles: the Armored Fighting Vehicles. The Armored Fighting Vehicles are the scouting stars of Armored Warfare, with an extremely good view range, along with being very fast and hard to detect thanks to their generally limited sizes. At the top of the food chain, in the war for vision, is the Combat Reconnaissance Assault Buggy (CRAB), developed by Panhard, a French manufacturer of light tactical military vehicles. Its main role on the battlefield is to seek enemy vehicles for their teammates to target and destroy.

See the CRAB in action in Armored Warfare’s latest video here.

More information on the CRAB can be found here.

You can download the game for free and get more information at the official Armored Warfare website.