BATTLETECH now has a new Mercenary Life trailer for Mac and Windows, but coming later to Linux. So this new detail comes directly from Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes. Hence this new instalment in their behind-the-scenes BATTLETECH video series. And gameplay looks quite awesome. With interwoven aspects for mechs and their respective operators.
So in gameplay, players take the role of commander in a mercenary company. This new video details the systems that help commanders stay afloat. Also those that help prosper at the edge of civilised space.
Hosted by Jordan Weisman (creator of BattleTech), Mitch Gitelman (Studio Manager) and Mike McCain (Game Director). They walk you through everything from taking missions. As well as managing your crew. Also upgrading `Mechs and getting the money that pays for it all.
Since there is a host of diplomacy options in game. After all, it’s open world. Introducing the capability of being able to take missions where ever you choose.
BATTLETECH Basics: Mercenary Life Trailer (Mac, Windows, later Linux)
The year is 3025 and the galaxy is stuck in a cycle of perpetual war. These are noble houses frighting with enormous, mechanized combat vehicles. Hence what we know as BattleMechs. From their star faring base of operations. Players can command a mercenary outfit of `Mechs and the MechWarriors who pilot them. Struggling to stay afloat. While surviving in a brutal interstellar civil war.
The whole concept behind the gameplay is far more immersive. Giving players a Darkest Dungeon type vibe, managing crew and their issues. And seeking out and organizing funds to repair damanaged mechs’s.
BATTLETECH, the first modern turn-based, tactical combat game set within the MechWarrior universe. This will launching April 24th, 2018 on Steam for Windows PC and Mac. While Linux support will be coming post-release.