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Metal War Online

Metal War Online is a sci-fi shooter MMO that pits futuristic tanks against each other in immense high-speed shooting battles to earn resources for vehicle upgrades. Partake in a variety of game types including: Assault on Base, Capture the Flag, Control Points, and Team Death Match.

Publisher: GDTeam Limited
Playerbase: Low
Type: Shooter
PvP: Death Match / Capture / Turret
Release Date: Dec 13, 2015
Pros: +Variety of game modes. +Unique tank classes. +Clans.
Cons: -No tutorial. -Pay-to-win elements.

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Metal War Online Overview

Metal War Online is a client-based free-to-play sci-fi tank shooting game with a ton of unique tanks that fall into specific class roles, allowing for a varied and balanced team-based game that focuses exclusively on PvP matches. The game starts by giving you an Ask and a Beast, respectively of the Scout and Stormtank classes, which serve as the game's sniper and tank. The classes Engineer and Artillery are unlocked as you play, adding further variety to randomized game teams with healing abilities and massive long-range damage output, reminiscent of the class-shooter systems of Team Fortress 2 and Overwatch. Every vehicle has a unique ability that sets it apart from other classes. The game's random matchmaker offers a variety of randomized game modes that are fairly standard for the shooting genre, such as Death Match, Capture the Flag, and Point Control, offering strategic gameplay thanks to its well-designed maps and diverse tank roles.

Metal War Online Key Features:

  • Four Tank Types – pick from four unique tank classes that boast their own specialties, including: Scouts, Stormtanks, Engineers, and Artillery.
  • Multiple Game Modes – enter a variety of game modes at random on multi-functional maps, with game types including: Assault on Base, Capture the Flag, Control Points, and Team Death Match.
  • Clans and Groups – join a group of like-minded players in clans to discuss game strategy and form teams.
  • Upgradeable Tanks – every level up gives you currency, which can be used to purchase awesome tank upgrades and consumables to help you in combat.
  • Dark Sci-Fi Setting – visit decrepit visions of the future across the world, including maps for Australia, Russia, the United States, and South America where players fight for a newly-discovered resource.

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Metal War Online Classes

Scouts speedy, sneaky patrol vehicles that feature sniping weaponry and camouflage technology, equipped with a machine gun and missile launchers.

Stormtanks armored storm tanks with powerful machine gun and missile launcher options. Its massive armor giving players a fair shot at front line battle—these are some of the most popular tanks in the game.

Engineers repair-focused vehicles that boast decent speed and an incredibly useful healing technology that can be turned against enemies with frozen ammo, stunning them in place.

Artillery exceptionally heavy-hitting long-range tanks that aim with the usage of a satellite that become available later than the first three, acting as the game's glass cannon, with low maneuverability and limited short-range weapons, but massive firepower at range.

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System Requirements

Metal War Online System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP SP3
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X2 64
Video Card: NIVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or ATI Radeon HD 3450
Hard Disk Space: 4800 MB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP SP3
CPU: Intel Core i5-760 or AMD Phenom II X4 965
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 or ATI Radeon HD 5870
Hard Disk Space: 4800 MB


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Additional Info

Metal War Online Additional Information

Developer: GDTeam Limited

Game Engine: Unity3D

Announcement Date (Russia): April 2, 2012
Closed Alpha Date (Russia): June 18, 2012
Open Beta Date (Russia): December 1, 2012

Steam Early Access Release Date: December 11, 2015

Metal War Online was developed and published by GDTeam Limited, a Russian game developer notable for creating Arena Online and Rise of Heroes. The game was mentioned for the first time way back in 2012, opening a closed alpha test to interested players only a few months after going public about its development on June 18, 2012. It was intended to be released through the Unity Web Player, where its open beta began on December 1st, 2012, until Chrome stopped its support of the Unity Web Player in April, 2015. The company then began development on an English-language version as well as its first big patch, Metal War Online: Retribution. The game was greenlit on October 19, 2013, and its early access of the patched, translated game was released a couple days earlier than anticipated through Steam on December 11, 2015.