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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Thursday, 10th October 2019 – Team17 and Black Matter are proud to launch the latest update for the WWII shooter, Hell Let Loose. The game is now primed for a hundred-player battle on Omaha beach in Normandy, France. Update 3 brings a brand-new map, based on a historically accurate recreation of the battlefield from 1944 as well as a new game mode, called ‘Offensive Mode’.

On this new map, fifty players begin the match at sea in Higgins Boats and will be dropped off in waves as they assault the beach defended by players on land. The hundred-player battle takes place along the beach terrain, in extensive trench systems as well as on the village square and lush fields that will force players to constantly change tactics and adapt to said environments.

Max Rea, Co-Founder, Black Matter, said:

“Update 3 is one of our biggest updates to Hell Let Loose with the much-requested Normandy beach landing map as well as the brand-new Offensive Mode, which will encourage a much more strategic playstyle. The game’s received a lot of positive feedback from players looking for a more authentic battlefield experience, so we’re very excited about the prospect of this update. Hell will be let loose, so come and join us!”

This update will also bring quality-of-life fixes in the form of some brand-new audio for several fan favourite weapons like the M1 Carbine, M1 Garand and the MG 42 and many more. Finally, another new map will be released at the end of October with several fixes and improvements.

Hell Let Loose is available in Steam Early Access for £24.99/29,99€/$29.99.

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For more information please contact: 

Jon Wilcox – Senior PR Manager – Team17

[email protected] / +447932900998


About Black Matter

Black Matter is an independent studio founded in 2015 to support the development of the debut title Hell Let Loose. Made up of an international team of selected artists and programmers, Black Matter is focused on creating beautiful worlds ruled by emergent, player-driven game design.

About Team17 Digital Ltd 

Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading international video games label and creative partner for independent developers. The portfolio comprises over 100 games, including The EscapistsOvercooked, Yoku’s Island Express, Blasphemous, Hell Let Loose, Yooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit for more info.