World in Conflict invades PCs September 18

Sierra Entertainment arms Massive-developed action strategy hybrid for fall launch date.

Sierra Entertainment seems intent on carpet-bombing Cold War enthusiasts with announcements for its upcoming alternate-history action strategy game World in Conflict. In early June, the publisher unveiled a preorder package for the PC version that would include a History Channel DVD and special multiplayer incentives. Later that month, details arrived on the PC version's collector's edition, which offers gamers yet another History Channel DVD, a behind-the-scenes making-of video, and a piece of cement lifted straight from the Berlin Wall's ruins.

Today Sierra sends word that North American gamers will be able check out all the nifty swag, and play the game of course, come September 18 on the PC. It has not yet been rated or priced. An Xbox 360 release date was not given, though Sierra did note last month that the two versions would be available around the same time.

Developed by Massive Entertainment, World in Conflict tosses players into the what-if scenario of a Cold War gone hot. The game supports DX10 technology, and players will have the chance to level 3D battlefields using a mixture of real-time strategy tactics and first-person shooter action. For an in-depth look at the game, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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ajcali08
ajcali08

WARNING : IF you judge this game based on other RTS games, your making a big miskate , its not like any other RTSonline, don't let that be reason why you won't try it. its an rts with a Free camera so the action is like an Fps with an clickable interface or drag n' click controls. The gmae Engine is like source for rts's

Shundhit
Shundhit

DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE!!!! But I don't want the collector's edition 'cause I don't want a big chunk of rock in my room. :P

chevydriver1123
chevydriver1123

When I tried the beta it never started but I still want to check out this game. Hopefully the put out a demo for it by the end of August.

NeoNavarro
NeoNavarro

Looks it it's going to be a promising game; It's just a shame that I'm not the biggest fan of RTS's. But, I'll definetly check this game out. September is just around the corner and it will be here before we know it.

bigmick07
bigmick07

sounds like a good storyline, but i don't like RTS games so its not a game for me,

herodotus2006
herodotus2006

They made "Ground Control II" look a beautiful game, but the gameplay and storyline were pretty basic. I think I'll wait for the reviews, as it will be discounted pretty quickly.

Anthony9000
Anthony9000

WHOOT WORLD IN CONFLICT! HELL YA! CRYSIS!

pidow
pidow

I do not understand how the FPS portion works?...FPS or Strategy? I will play is FPS.

wis3boi
wis3boi

Ooh we get Crysis and WiC a few days apart! GAMING MADNESS!!! :D

MichaeltheCM
MichaeltheCM

this game is definitely going to grab some attention from all sorts of gamers

Einhanderkiller
Einhanderkiller

This game will definitely be a contender for RTS of the year.

StephenHu
StephenHu

a week after crysis, OWNAGE!

RaiKageRyu
RaiKageRyu

Looking forward to some conflict.

Makhdoom82
Makhdoom82

i'm so much looking forward to playing this game .... Looks next gen RTS or perhaps it's future !!! Nice graphics and all !!!

Maxer9
Maxer9

Although I played the beta, I wasn't too impressed. I'll wait for the review.

reddhaus
reddhaus

Amazing game!! Can't wait!

Captain_Orgasm
Captain_Orgasm

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SugarDaddie
SugarDaddie

My XFX 8800GTX will handle this nicely. Can't wait for this game!

comthitnuong
comthitnuong

I would love to get the game but my PC won't be able to handle it. Maybe if I upgrade, then I will get it.

ajcali08
ajcali08

Not like any other rts online, don't let that be reason why you won't try it. its an rts with a Free camera so the action is like an Fps with an clickable interface or drag n' click controls. Engine is like source for rts's

Obliterati
Obliterati

Awesome, I can't wait! Yet another reason for me to get off my lazy butt and upgrade my pc to DX10 capable. Or, I could just wimp out (again) and get the 360 version...decisions, decisions.

bodylotion
bodylotion

Why September the 18th ? That's the day my hometown got freed from the germans by the alliance

RK-Mara
RK-Mara

It's a good game, but I still wont buy it. RTS just isn't my genre. Multiplayer is supposed to keep you playing, but I don't like playing RTS online. Main reason is that I get owned.

xmg0
xmg0

my 6600gt better handle this!

Satanmar
Satanmar

This is one of the reasons I built a new PC :-P

Nayab
Nayab

If you havent pre-ordered this game and love RTS/RTAction games then go do so right now!

Lord_Foortwenti
Lord_Foortwenti

masterchief0075: "thats pretty cool but the xbox 360 will have better Graphics than the PC's" How do you figure that? First off, the Xbox 360 isn't DX10 capable, and this game supports DX10, so that right there means the graphics on the PC (at least PCs w/ DX10 capable GPUs) will be better. Then there's the fact that PC hardware surpassed the 360s hardware in the last generation, so even on PCs without DX10 GPUs the graphics can be displayed at higher resolutions w/ higher levels of detail. Sooooo........that means unless the developers are dense and/or idiotic, there is no way the 360 version will sport better graphics.

Jerian
Jerian

Concrete? from the berlin wall? only thing that comes to mind is footage from David Haselhoff performing live. They should include that specialness along with the other worthless goodies.

cobrax25
cobrax25

in almost every multiplat released so far...the PC version ends up looking better....This is including most ports as well.

spierdalaj666
spierdalaj666

@masterchief0075 You must be smoking something really strong there, buddy. Hate to break it to you but the 360 GPU is far weaker than the new DX10 GPUs available for PCs. Back on topic, this game looks very good.

masterchief0075
masterchief0075

thats pretty cool but the xbox 360 will have better Graphics than the PC's

cobrax25
cobrax25

cool...the multiplayer beta was awsome

Thornscar
Thornscar

I will Gamefly it for the 360 if it gets good reviews.

jburna
jburna

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joeyfine
joeyfine

played the beta... it was fun :)

fugori
fugori

The multiplayer for this game looks like concentrated fun. I guess we'll see in September.

jburna
jburna

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