Insurgency: Sandstorm, the smash-hit indie FPS from New World Interactive, is set to receive even more free content this month as players are invited to join the fight in the Steam Free Weekend from June 20th - June 24th. This is the perfect opportunity for newcomers to join the
huge community of Insurgency: Sandstorm players, who already enjoy Insurgency’s signature style of immersive, team based, high lethality gameplay.
Today’s monster update includes new weapons, a remake of the classic Insurgency map ‘Ministry’, along with a zombie-inspired arcade mode called Frenzy. Update 1.3 is expected to go live at 3pm MT / 11pm CEST today.
Check out all this and more in the Free Weekend Trailer.
Other additions in today’s update include:
- New weapons and attachments:
- QBZ-03 Chinese assault rifle and TAR-21 MARS-style red dot optic for Insurgents
- VHS-2 Croatian assault rifle and MRO “Micro Red Dot” optic for Security
- Ministry - new indoor-focused map (remake of the Insurgency classic)
New World Interactive and Focus Home Interactive continue to be delighted with the response and community reception to Insurgency: Sandstorm so far.
This upcoming content follows another large free content update in May which also featured a new map, customization options, a new hardcore cooperative game mode and more. New World Interactive has many more free content updates planned for the rest of this year and 2020, including modding support, game modes, maps, weapons, and more. Take a look at some of what’s due to arrive in the next six months in the recently announced Free Content Roadmap.
Play Insurgency: Sandstorm during the Steam Free Weekend, 10am (PT) Thursday June 20th to 10am Monday June 24th, with all this new content available free to all players. Insurgency: Sandstorm is out now on PC.
About Insurgency: Sandstorm
Taking the original Insurgency formula and evolving it, the millions selling FPS comes enhanced and expanded . Insurgency: Sandstorm is built in UnrealEngine 4 with upgraded graphics, taking the series into a new era. Coming to PC and, for the first time, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ;
Insurgency: Sandstorm brings extended gameplay possibilities, improved
immersion, and new co-op and versus objective-based game modes. All
while retaining the lethal tactical action that made Insurgency the
worldwide phenomenon it is today.
Fight across a modern battlefield utilizing gameplay mechanics that blur the lines between reality and shooter -
split second decisions will mean life or death for you and your team.
Each weapon has unique ballistic calculations that take into account
things like bullet drop and penetration power. Choose to drop magazines
for faster reloads in dangerous situations, carefully open doors to keep
quiet, or bash doors down with a shoulder charge, and much more.
Participate in large-scale battles in up to 16-versus-16 skirmishes with
artillery barrages, helicopter gunships, repurposed commercial drones,
air strikes, and drivable land transport vehicles. Battle across
expansive maps with interiors to breach and high-value objectives to
control with your team. Each map’s size and play areas are adjusted
specifically for each game mode and can also be played in co-op against
Like its predecessor, Insurgency: Sandstorm rewards teamwork and objective play over personal success. Players will also finally see long awaited features such as character customization, ranked matchmaking, and many more.
The 3,6 million selling Military FPS comes enhanced and expanded.
Built in Unreal Engine 4, the game takes the series into a new era on PC and, for the first time on Consoles
Fight across a modern battlefield utilizing gameplay mechanics that blur the lines between reality and shooter
Battle across expansive maps up to 16-versus-16 in online multiplayer, or in co-op against bots
Emphasis on strategic teamplay with in-game positional voice chat and a clever use of vehicles and air support
Compete in Insurgency: Sandstorm's ranked modes which rewards teamwork and objective play
About New World Interactive
Interactive is an independent developer and publisher with deeply
grounded roots in game development. Many core team members started as
hobbyists creating the games they wanted to play. This foundation shaped
itself into a unique development process which has led to the creation
of New World's debut title, Insurgency. In the wake of Insurgency's
success in reaching nearly 2 million players, New World plans to
continue creating compelling, disruptive new experiences.
More information on the website: newworldinteractive.com
About Focus Home Interactive
Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in
Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its
catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have
become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for
download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms,
consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the
coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Insurgency:
Sandstorm, Necromunda: Underhive Wars, A Plague Tale: Innocence, The
Surge 2, Spintires: MudRunner, Fear the Wolves, GreedFall and many more.
More information on the website: www.focus-home.com
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