Insurgency beta now available on Steam, 50% during sale

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 23 August 2013 01:34 GMT

Tactical third-person shooter Insurgency has gone into beta; see if this new trailer tempt you to give it a whirl.

New World Interactive’s shooter is now available through Steam Early Access on Mac and PC, a Linux build is coming later. It’s currently 50% off at $10, and so is the four pack at $30.

Insurgency is based on the popular Half-:ife mod Insurgency: Modern Infantry Combat. It supports both mass battles of 32 players or six-versus-six squad co-op play. The Steam beta adds five new weapons, eight updated maps, a new customizable player class, a new weight system, a new squad-based system, and more. Here’s the full rundown:

  • 20 Weapons – five of which are new: the M249, RPK, UMP45, M1A1 carbine, and the M4A1
  • Eight Fully Updated Maps – including Siege, Uprising, Market, District, Heights, Ministry, Contact and Buhriz.
  • Customizable player classes
  • Weight-based equipment and gear system
  • Team-reinforcing objectives
  • Simplified HUD and UI
  • Scripting system and SDK to support mods

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