Publisher SOEDESCO is working with developer Petroglyph Games™ on the digital and boxed console debut of 8-Bit Armies. They will also release a boxed PC-version of the popular RTS. 8-Bit Armies will be available in digital console stores and retail in the summer of 2017.

Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/yA2tUZLA2mQ
Download press assets here: http://ow.ly/qmr8308NH4u

The Petroglyph team has a rich history in the development of AAA strategy games, with the executive staff and many team members being veterans of Westwood Studios™, the creators of Command & Conquer. Since Petroglyph was established it has released various RTS classics, such as Grey Goo™, Universe at War™, and Star Wars: Empire at War™.

Accessible for new players
8-Bit Armies is the latest RTS from Petroglyph. It commemorates the first Command & Conquer games with its accessible gameplay mechanics while providing a fun and timeless art style that introduces new players into the genre. A unique console controller scheme makes it easier than ever to build bases and command large armies without complex button memorization.

The boxed and online console version of 8-Bit Armies will include the game and the ‘Guardians Campaign’ DLC.

Features

  • Jump right in with easy to understand modern military units and structures
  • Play cooperatively or versus the AI choosing from multiple difficulty options
  • Use classic RTS Base-Building mechanics to construct the ultimate HQ from which to attack your foes
  • Explore a variety of locales, destroying everything that gets in your way with devastating superweapons
  • Two campaigns with a total of 40 single-player combat missions for many hours of gameplay
  • Join your friends to play 12 co-op missions against a variety of AI opponents
  • Gather up to 8 online players to team up in one of the dozen multiplayer/skirmish maps