: : Strategy : WarGames : WWII Online: Blitzkrieg


[edit] Background

Cornered Rat Software Studios' massively multiplayer online war simulation boasts the first combined virtual battlefield. Players will be able captain ships, command tanks and infantry, and pilot combat aircraft in one-off battles OR massive campaigns.

[edit] Gameplay

Blitzkrieg - The first retail release is set at the beginning of the Blitzkrieg, and all the major battle points are included: strongholds, fortresses, forests and rivers, just as it was in 1940. Can the RAF and British armies help the besieged French forces to re-write history? Could the Blitzkrieg have been stopped in France? With the dynamic flow of resources within WWII Online's strategic system, players will start the battles where they choose, and those choices will make a new history.

[edit] Features

  • Combined air and land operations in the first online virtual battlefield
  • 1/2 scale map of Europe with accurate terrain modeling - the biggest online world ever!
  • Thousands of online players in a 24/7 persistent world
  • Character advancement and career paths for rich RPG layer
  • First person perspective in all gameplay - the first massively multiplayer first person shooter!
  • Strategic systems driven by player missions and command structure
  • Historically accurate and detailed weapons including, aircraft, tanks, anti-aircraft guns, rifles, trucks, grenades and more!
  • Groundbreaking physics and damage modeling
  • Web-based player services package integrated with gameplay

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Apple OSX
G4 800 MHz CPU with 512 MB RAM
64 MB Video Card
32X CD-ROM Drive
1 GB Free Hard Disk Space
56K or Higher Speed Internet Access

[edit] PC Hardware Requirements

Pentium II 400
Windows 95/98/Me/2000
16MB 3D Video Card
DirectSound Compatible Audio Card
56K Modem w/ Internet Access

Official URL

Official Site

Forum Posts


World War II Online Readers' Choice Edition Gone Gold

Take to the virtual battlefield and experience all-new material in upcoming edition of WWII Online

Jun 28, 2002, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
WWII Online for Mac Delayed

Mac Release of online WWII simulation has been pushed back to an unknown date

Jul 11, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
WWII Online Coming To Mac Platform

Macintosh gamers can look forward to the Mac version of the online WWII simulation next month

Jun 15, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
WWII Online 30-Day Free Trials Gets a Wee Extension

Server problems prompt Playnet and Cornered Rat to give WWII Online players an even longer trial period online

Jun 08, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
World War II Online Ships

The massively multiplayer online game of WWII combat finally starts making its way to North American store shelves

Jun 06, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
World War II Online: Blitzkrieg Goes Gold

Massively multiplayer online game set during the second World War to hit store shelves this June

May 23, 2001, by Leo Chan | 0 comments

Latest Activity

Apr 15, 06 7:05pm

While this game has been around a very long time it has never met the hype. It is...

Oct 26, 04 3:40pm
added 5 new screenshots
Mar 09, 04 3:38am

Recently CRS has dipped their fingers into the sewers of game ballance, and severely...

Jul 22, 02 12:51pm

You can pick up a copy of WWII Online in the store now for $10. Granted it's a very...

Jun 10, 02 3:03pm

The offline mode shows how fun this game could be lag free. But until the problems...

Feb 24, 02 7:52pm

DO not, REPEAT DO NOT BUY THIS GAME. IT costs 30.00 plus 10.00 bucks a month to...

mike tru
Dec 28, 01 1:08am

Being an extreamly large WWII buff, I was able to get into this game in no time...

Jul 27, 01 12:36am

For the moment, what's saving wwiionline is the fact that it is one of the most...

Jul 26, 01 10:19am

You much learn to work together to win. Some folks are clearly better, more organized...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • November 2002 (Mac)
    • Jun 5, 2001 (PC)
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