The lights are on
Electronic Arts has released the first in a series of developer diaries on the new iteration of Command & Conquer (shown above) with plenty of in-game footage.
If you haven't been following this game, it was formerly titled Command & Conquer Generals 2 and was to be released via traditional retail and download methods. Last year, EA announced that it was going free-to-play and would simply be called Command & Conquer. On top of that, the developer's name has changed from BioWare Victory to just Victory Games.
Now that that's out of the way, the new C&C is looking pretty slick in the video above (much praise is given to DICE's Frostbite 2 engine, which powers the game). Hopefully, the fact that EA's releasing a video series means that the beta sign-up period will turn into the beta-playing period soon.
If you're interested in trying this out early, head to the official site to sign up for the beta.
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Completely forgot about this game.
Hell yeah , an actuall C&C ! Can't wait.
Looks neat... I'm just worried about f2p model...
IGN blocked this on ytube
tanks firing from 30 meters from each other? not interested.
For those who remember the original c&c or the first red alert this is a great game. I own every title that they have made and I have to say that some are great and others not so much. after westwood got booted this game went south. Im excited for this but like many others i wish it was a full release and not f2p.
EA and the free to play model have me worried for it. I hope those factors don't screw it up.
I'VE NEVER BEEN A BIG FAN, BUT IT DOES LOOK PRETTY COOL.
I don't think this game is going to last very long. Either the pay stuff is going to unbalance the game and drive away players. Or the pay stuff really will be strictly cosmetic and not enough people will be willing to waste money on it. Either way the game won't be very profitable, if at all, and I'm predicting EA will pull the plug after 6-12 months.