Indie developer Pathfinder Games sees the launch of its hardcore multiplayer shooter Vanguard: Normandy 1944 on Steam Early Access on April 5th with a price of $15 USD / £11.39 / €12.49 alongside a 15% launch discount. The release onto Early Access brings the game into the hands of the community and the hundreds of supporters who backed its successful Kickstarter campaign in late 2018.
Vanguard immerses players into the intensity of close-quarters infantry combat with its Raid game mode, where every life matters. Spawn with your squad to assault or defend the objective, where tactics and communication are key. Utilize historically accurate weapons and play across 3 maps, each with its own day & night lighting, creating differing gameplay experiences.
Powered by CRYENGINE, Vanguard allows players to experience an intense infantry-based experience set in various locations during D-Day. Players are encouraged to stick with their squad and work as a single-fighting unit in order to attack or defend crucial historic objectives.
Unique Hardcore Gamemode
Play our squad vs squad, 24-player Raid gamemode to experience the intensity of battle where every single life matters. In these short and intense rounds, you are never far from the action – hold the line as the defenders, or assault the objective as the attackers to defeat the enemy on these historic battlefields fought over 75 years ago.
Focused Infantry Combat
June 6th 1944 and the Allied Invasion of Europe has begun. Take part in the Normandy invasion and secure pivotal objectives in the elite 6th Airborne, or hold the line as the fierce German Wehrmacht.
Teamwork & Tactics
Lead the way by suppressing the enemy and use squad-based tactics to win the fight. With its real world battlefields and painstakingly recreated weapons, equipment and uniforms all rendered in the stunning CRYENGINE, Vanguard delivers a tactical objective-based shooter during the most ferocious and intense battle of modern history, D-Day.
- Hardcore tactical combat between the British and German infantry squads using realistically balanced player classes.
- Fight on real battlefields to hold and secure historic objectives fought on D-Day.
- Historically accurate levels, weapons and equipment to carefully recreate an authentic visual experience.
- 3D audio that allows you to pinpoint enemy gunfire and hear each bullet whiz by.