Harebrained Schemes announces
that with the conclusion of the Season Pass
, the version 1.9 update expected later this month will be
their final update for the mech combat revival, though they remain committed to
customer support for the game (thanks Neutronbeam). They explain that they are
embarking on "two brand new non-BattleTech projects." They illustrate the news
with a Thank you from
BATTLETECH and HBS video
. Here's word:
Thanks again for all your support for
BATTLETECH over the last 4 years. That support allowed us to deliver the first
turn-based, tactical MechWarrior experience in more than 20 years and we truly
appreciate the opportunity to make it for you. Your support, along with some
great press, awards, and accolades allowed us to continue supporting BATTLETECH
with nine free updates plus our Flashpoint, Urban Warfare, and Heavy Metal
expansions. Thanks again for making all of this possible!
Now, with our season pass at an end, HBS is going to focus on two brand new
non-BattleTech projects. Our last free update, BATTLETECH Update 1.9, will
release in late February. After that, BATTLETECH will continue to maintain
Here's a video of Mitch saying all this but with more "Mitch".
And before we go dark for awhile, we thought we'd leave you with these two
historical artifacts. #1 is a bit of data...
#2 is a visualization of the BATTLETECH project over time from a file structure
POV. (It's much cooler than it sounds.)
We look forward to seeing all the badass BATTLETECH mods y'all come up with.
Talk to you again when we have something to