MechWarrior Tactics Announced

by Jim Reilly on Feb 21, 2012 at 08:19 AM

A new free-to-play, strategy-focused MechWarrior game is due out later this year for the PC.

MechWarrior Tactics is a new turn-based game set in the BattleTech universe in the year 3025. Players can customize their mechs and go online to battle.

“MechWarrior Tactics delivers a powerful combination of skill, planning, and combat methodology coupled with great collectability,” said executive producer Tarrnie Williams. “We’re truly excited to introduce a new style of gameplay to MechWarrior fans everywhere.”

Here's a breakdown of the game's features:

  • Collect, Customize, Command:
  • Earn Experience and new resources as you advance your level through gameplay
  • Upgrade and customize your Mechs in your Mech Bay
  • Make the most of each Mech's unique configuration for total battlefield domination
  • Customizable Mechs – seamless store integration means never having to leave the game to purchase and equip new resources for your next mission
  • Asynchronous Combat: Multiple concurrent battles with players from around the world
  • Competitive ranked games and global leaderboards lets the world know you're in charge. Play for a chance to win larger, more meaningful reward payouts
  • Watch and share your completed battle using a unique cinematic replay feature

Head over to the official website to register.