MechWarrior Online a bit too overwhelming for you? Maybe you’re more of a general than a front-line grunt, and that’s nothing to be ashamed of, kid. Consider checking out the newly-launched closed beta for MechWarrior Tactics, a free-to-play, turn-based strategy affair more suited to brains than being blown up in a lumbering suit.
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A Joystiq preview from GDC has reported that Mechwarrior Tactics will feature cinematic replays after matches as a whole in the strategy title. You’ll be able to upload replays from the game to friends on Facebook, YouTube and Friendster. Tactics launches this year.
Screenshots of MechWarrior Tactics have been posted on Joystiq which show off some of the hex grids in the game. A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games and Roadhouse Interactive’s free-to-play online multiplayer title is due sometime this year, and upon release, player will be able to participate in turn-based asynchronous matches with global leaderboards.
Follwing a teasing countdown timer, A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games and Roadhouse Interactive have detailed MechWarrior Tactics.