Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade is a 3rd-person Massive Combat RPG and massively multiplayer online shooter. Players select one of the factions of the 41st millennium and fight other players for control of an open, persistent world. As they hack their way through content, players claim territory in massive battles and earn the right to customize and improve their characters in a deep progression system drawn from Warhammer 40,000 lore.
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Key Features
Action Based Combat – Eternal Crusade’s combat is fully action-based – you shoot or swing with a button but whether you pull off a headshot or block that incoming chainsword is entirely based on your skill. In addition, gamepads are fully supported. Even though Eternal Crusade is an MMO in a persistent open world, the combat plays out like a proper third-person shooter. You point where you want to shoot or strike and hitting your target is based on skill. There are no ability bars or auto-attack systems, and if you want to evade or block an incoming attack, you press a button to roll out of the way or hold down the guard button.
Realistic Tactics – Both ranged and melee weapons have equal emphasis, as in the iconic battles of Warhammer 40,000. Combat begins at a distance with guns and heavy vehicle-mounted weaponry before progressing to bloody blade-on-blade action with brutal executions. At the same time, Eternal Crusade is a tactical experience with an RPG system, so positioning, teamwork, and your choice of wargear are also key components to victory. You may be an amazing shot with your Stalker Bolter, but when a Havoc has you pinned down and Raptors are advancing, you’re going to have a tough time maintaining that defensive position!
Live The Story – Players immerse themselves into the Warhammer 40,000 universe! Play your favorite faction, use your favorite tactics, and cooperate with other players to truly experience the epic feel of Warhammer 40,000 combat! With emphasis on both group cohesion and tactics and individual player skill, you must be ready to step into the role of both warrior and soldier!
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