Highly anticipated shooter from the creators of Hitman enters closed beta
stage, invites soldiers from across the world to help redefine a genre.
The time to enlist is now! Independent studio Reto-Moto proudly announces the
launch of the official closed beta for Heroes & Generals, the upcoming massively
multiplayer shooter that features explosive online battles between axis and
allied forces in a persistent war for European domination.
Heroes & Generals eliminates the formulaic baggage that weighs down the shooter
genre by delivering satisfying strategic action in a full blown first-person
shooter experience. Players are transported from the comfort of their browsers
to authentic WWII battlefields, where they fight alongside thousands of gamers
for persistent progression and military supremacy.
Heroes & Generals - Beta Videolog 1 showing gameplay examples and a preview of
our opcoming iOS and Android app - Heroes & Generals: Mobile Command
From the trenches to the strategy room
Each player in Heroes & Generals chooses their own destiny. You might join the
Axis and climb the ranks as a foot soldier, firing off countless rounds in epic
battles for crucial landmarks. Or perhaps you?ll become a general in the US army
and accept the task of deploying resources and reinforcements across a vast
Either way your decisions and actions fundamentally impact the game. Whether you
play a fearless infantryman blazing the trenches, a hotshot pilot renowned for
precision bombing runs, a brutal gunner assigned to a rumbling tank battalion,
or the ace commander directing it all from strategic command ? every active
soldier contributes to an evolving online war that will soon expand to
smartphones and tablets as well.
7 Yanks in a Willys
Your voice and opinion matters
Heroes & Generals takes a cue from the long tradition of multiplayer WWII
shooters, but seeks to reinvigorate a genre that some might say has fallen into
stagnation. We aim to refresh the genre with the help of the community and beta
The Reto-Moto team has been involved with high-profile action titles in the
past, but Heroes & Generals represents the team?s first opportunity to immerse
players as active contributors in the ongoing development process. Over the
course of beta testing all community members can share feedback on everything
game design-related, from map layout to weapon handling. Mass participation and
feedback will provide priceless guidance towards our efforts, helping to
fine-tune a game that players desire.
Messerschmitt in an attack run
High tech meets easy access
Heroes & Generals is stable, scalable and fully playable in a browser, ideal for
hosting a massive range of players, yet it offers state-of-the-art graphics and
sound thanks to the proprietary Retox engine. The game is also accompanied by
original music from award-winning composer Jesper Kyd, known for his outstanding
scores in Assassin?s Creed, Soul Calibur V, Borderlands and Hitman.
Reto-Moto at a glance
Reto-Moto was founded in 1997 and quickly transformed into IO Interactive, which
went on to release Hitman and Freedom Fighters. In 2004 IO Interactive was sold
to Eidos, however the founding members of Reto-Moto left Eidos and reformed
their old company, bringing in some of the core developers from IO Interactive.
Heroes & Generals is the first game from Reto-Moto.