Act of Aggression: Reboot Edition is now available. This new edition lands on Steam at 50% off until this Friday at 9am CST or free for current owners of the game. The new edition comes with an entirely over-hauled base-building, a new resource system, unit control improvements all available in skirmish mode against the AI, online multiplayer, and campaign mode.
Owners of the original game can download this new edition for free (so make sure you go grab it!). Once installed, you have the ability to switch between the classic vanilla version and the Reboot Edition. The Reboot Edition runs on a single economy for war: money. Refineries will now extract oil from deposits located around each map. Each faction has had their building location restrictions altered and their builder units are controllable, opening up new base-building options. Units have been tweaked to move and turn faster, and their reaction speeds to orders have been cut in half. These gameplay changes guarantee faster, more action-oriented gameplay that focuses on the battle.
Here are some points on the gameplay details:
- Streamlined Economy: Manage only one resource as oil is automatically converted to cash, allowing you to focus on the action. Unit expenditure is up-front, meaning no more micromanaging production lines.
- New Base Building System: Like a traditional RTS, base building units are selectable. Build directly from the builder (or destroy your opponent’s builder!)
- New Airstrikes: You no longer control the planes mid-flight. They go directly to their target and strike, much faster than previously.
- Huge balancing update and unit model improvements as well as UI tweaks and changes: for example, all units now accelerate and decelerate faster, guaranteeing more streamlined and action-packed RTS gameplay.
Set in the near-future, Act of Aggression is a techno-thriller real-time strategy game with three global super-powers. Across the 3 factions, each armed with the greatest modern and prototype military weaponry, players drop into conflict zones across the globe, building bases for mass production, establishing resource supply lines, and wage war in Eugen Systems’ RTS. Build and manage the cogs of war in a return to strategic base-building, resource harvesting, and tech-trees. Capture banks and enemy soldiers to generate cash income. Upgrade units with specialization and unlock new skills.