Squad: Steam Release Date Announced for December
New York – 9:00 AM November 21, 2015 - Offworld Industries LTD confirmed today that their debut game Squad, the Kickstarter backed 100 player tactical FPS, will release on Steam Early Access on December 15th, 2015.
As of Midnight PST November 30th 2015, the developers are ending pre-purchasing of the Squad Leader tier and the end of the Founders program with associated limited edition perks. Currently available at joinsquad.com/prepurchase as a Founders “Squad Leader” Package with the following perks on Steam:
For early birds, current pre-purchase price for a Steam Early Access key is US $30 until November 30th, and can be also found at joinsquad.com/prepurchase . The Release Price on Steam will be US $39.99 and available to buy on December 15th, 2015 at http://store.steampowered.com/app/393380 ;.
With the launch of Steam Early Access there will be two new maps revealed, a 16km^2 map based on a real world location in Afghanistan, and a firing range/close quarter combat training map for rehabilitation of gamers who are unaccustomed to proper tactical squad based CQB gaming, as well as two new factions, Russia Ground Forces and irregular Militia. This will bring the day one Early Access game to a total of four factions, five maps across two real world conflict zones, and four game modes.
Today we also reveal the first song from the soundtrack of the game “Lost Squad” by Scott Tobin. The song will first be seen in the streaming and highlight reels from the inaugural clan vs clan tournament beginning on Dec 5th, a tournament that will grow to include dozens of Founder communities who pledged to support the development team as Squad moves into Early Access and beyond. Music written, composed and performed by Scott Tobin at http://www.scotttobin.net
Squad Soundtrack - "Lost Squad"
Scott TobinABOUT Offworld Industries LLC:
Offworld Industries LLC is an independent studio formed in 2014 by 15+ developers who had worked together for a combined 50+ years on the Project Reality Mod for Battlefield 2, with the founding purpose to bring a standalone successor to the acclaimed mod to market. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the team has brought on modders and industry professionals to form a 25+ man studio with the goal of bringing a new take on the large scale tactical shooter.
Official Site: http://joinsquad.com
Press Kit: http://press.joinsquad.com