Rebellion today announced Battlezone Combat Commander, a remake of 1999's
Battlezone II: Combat Commander they say is coming to Steam and GOG.com next
year. You can hit
Wikipedia for a rundown on the original sequel to 1998's Battlezone, which
Rebellion says is being updated with upgraded visuals, crossplay multiplayer on
GOG and Steam, and modification support. Those interested in this project can
sign up on the
Rebellion website for news updates and the chance to participate in
prerelease beta testing. This reveal trailer
offers a first look, and the announcement includes further details:
Rebellion®'s TIGA Award-nominated remaster of Battlezone® (1998), many fans of
the pioneering FPS-RTS hybrid asked for its acclaimed sequel, Battlezone® II:
Combat Commander, to receive the same treatment.
Developed by Big Boat Interactive and published by Rebellion®, BATTLEZONE®
COMBAT COMMANDER remasters Battlezone® II with slick new visuals, mod support
for the game's two-decade old modding scene, cross-play online multiplayer
between GOG & Steam for up to 14 players, achievements, Cloud saves only on
Steam* and more.
A mysterious alien force threatens humanity itself. In this galaxy-wide war, you
are in command of the resistance. Leading from the front, you take to the
battlefield in thrilling first-person combat, piloting futuristic, customizable
war machines including hover-tanks, colossal mech walkers, lightning-fast
mortar-bikes and more.
But you don't just fight from the front - you are in total command! A gripping
singleplayer campaign will test your mettle as you learn to plot strategy,
construct bases, form your armies, deploy defenses and call in airstrikes.
Achieving victory is no mean feat in this remarkable blend of classic real-time
strategy and first-person action. To save humanity, you must prove yourself a
true combat commander!
BATTLEZONE® COMBAT COMMANDER is coming to Steam & GOG.com in 2018.