Tactical shooter Squad leaves Early Access today after five years in active development

By Stephany Nunneley
23 September 2020 14:16 GMT

Squad, the tactical first-person shooter from Offworld Industries, is leaving Early Access.

Releasing today, Squad 1.0 is a large-scale tactical shooter with up to 100 players in each engagement, and a spiritual successor to the Project Reality mod for Battlefield 2.

In to, you will experience a “true-to-life representation” of a high-pressure combat zone that requires coordinated teamwork.

Each environment in the game is based on real-world locations in Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. As you work across the maps, you can build and fortify bases, establish leadership roles, and maintain logistics supplies.

You can also use various air and land vehicles including armored cars, tanks, personal carriers on the battlefield.

Launching with the 1.0 update, Squad 1.0 will feature a new map set in the city of Fallujah and a new Middle-Eastern Alliance faction. The game also launches with mod support.

Starting life as a  successful Kickstarter campaign and in active developerment for over five years, Squad has over 2 million players in Steam Early Access.

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