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Black Squad

Black Squad is a modern military lobby based tactical shooter with a handful of game modes ranging from traditional team deathmatch to more exotic VIP defense.

Publisher: Neowiz Games
Playerbase: Medium
Type: Tactical Shooter
Release Date: Summer, 2017 (NA Early Access)
Pros: +Smooth gameplay. +Visceral sound effects. +Permanent weapons.
Cons: -Few weapons compared to other shooters. -Minimal customization.



Black Squad Overview

Black Squad is an Unreal Engine 3 powered tactical shooter developed and published by Neowiz Games. It aims to compete with other lobby based Korean tactical shooters like CrossFire and Alliance of Valiant Arms. Like other tactical shooters players earn money by playing games and use it to purchase new weapons to use on the battlefield. Play each round as either the Vipers (Terrorists) or the Peacekeapers (UN Backed Counter-Terrorists) across multiple maps and game modes.

Black Squad Key Features:

  • Varied Game Modes Enjoy 10+ unique game modes from traditional team deathmatch / demolition to more exotic VIP defense.
  • Stat Tracking – Track your individual performance (KDR/Dmg/Headshots/etc) with each individual weapon.
  • Quickplay Matchmaking – Skip the pesky server lobby and find a match quickly.
  • Familiar Gameplay / Interface - Inspired by traditional Korean based lobby shooters like AvA and Combat Arms.

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System Requirements

Black Squad System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 64 Bit
CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.66 GHz
Video Card: GeForce 8600 or GT 630 / Radeon HD 6750
Hard Disk Space: 5 GB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 64 Bit
CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon Phenom X4 820
Video Card: GTX 560 / Radeon 7790
Hard Disk Space: 5 GB


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Additional Info

Black Squad Additional Information

Developer: NS Studio
Publisher: NeoWiz, NeoBricks
Game Engine: Unreal Engine 3

Release Dates:

Korea: November 2014
Indonesia: June 2015 (PT.Kreon)
Japan: November 2016 (NHN Hangame)
Global Closed Beta 1: July 13 - July 15, 2017 (3 Days)
Global Closed Beta 2: July 20 - July 22, 2017 (3 Days)
Steam Early Access: July 28, 2017

Steam Full Launch: July 2, 2019

Development History / Background:

Black Squad is a first person tactical shooter developed by NS Studio. Development on Black Squad began soon after the studio was founded in Seongnam South Korea in September of 2011. A distribution contract was signed with NeoWiz in 2012, and a closed beta followed two years later in August of 2014. Live servers officially opened in November of the same year. An Indoesian version was launched in June 2015, followed by a Japanese version in November 2016. Finally, a Steam version serving North America, South America, Europe, and the rest of Asia entered Early Access on July 28, 2017. Black Squad has enjoyed enormous success on Steam, with over 3 million downloads within 3 months of its release.