Squad Update 4.0 Brings 10th Faction in Free Update With Bombastic New Trailer

Posted December 07, 2022
New Westminster, Canada - December 7, 2022 — Offworld Industries is excited to share that the latest update for SquadUpdate 4.0: Red Star Rising — is now available to download on Steam. This update adds the People’s Liberation Army which includes vehicles and armaments unique to this new faction, a brand new menu track from composer Scott Tobin, and more. 

As seen in the trailer, the People’s Liberation Army brings a wealth of new gear and tools for Squad players along with the faction’s rocket strike ability. This action-packed trailer showcases a glimpse of the incredibly dynamic conflict players experience in the massive 50 versus 50 battlefields. The addition of the world’s largest armed force brings another style of play, further adding to one of gaming's definitive multiplayer games.

  • Commander Ability — Call in a rocket strike using the PLA’s signature JH-7A Flying Leopard aircraft
  • New Vehicles — ZBL-08 Wheeled Infantry Fighting Vehicle, ZTZ-99A Main Battle Tank, ZBD-04A Infantry Fighting Vehicle, and more
  • New Weapons/Deployables — PP87 Mortar Emplacement, QJZ-89 Heavy Machine Gun, HJ-8 Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Emplacement, QBU-88 Marksman Rifle, QJY-88 Machine Gun, and more
  • Localization - Simplified Chinese added
  • Music - New People’s Liberation Army main menu theme

Check out the official Squad 4.0 release notes for the full list of features and additions.
After setting a strong foundation throughout Early Access, the acclaimed shooter launched into v1.0 in 2020 and continued to deliver. In early 2022, Squad reached the 3 million player milestone and, now, update 4.0 and the new music serve as an injection of excitement for the dedicated community and a  fresh jumping-off point for those who have yet to try Squad’s authentic combat experience.
Squad is a large-scale combined arms multiplayer first-person shooter emphasizing combat realism through communication, team play, emphasizing strong squad cohesion mechanics as well as larger-scale coordination, tactics, and planning. It features 10 factions, 23 massive open maps, vehicle-based combined arms gameplay, and player-constructed bases to create a heart-thumping, visceral gaming experience with split-second decision-making in real-world scale firefights.

For more information about Squad, please visit: https://joinsquad.com/, or visit their social media channels at Twitter, Facebook, and Discord.

About Offworld 

Founded in 2014 by a group of passionate game developers, Offworld Industries is now an acclaimed game studio with more than 100 team members located in their New Westminster headquarters and around the world. Hot off the announcement of the studio’s first IP licensed game Starship Troopers: Extermination, Offworld is committed to the ongoing development of the hit FPS shooter Squad, WW1 Trench Warfare title Beyond the Wire, and is the publisher of FPS title Post Scriptum. 

Having sold well over three million copies of Squad, Offworld looks to the future with a focus on bringing players together in experiences where they must rely on teamwork in order to compete, in both existing and in-development titles. 

For more information about Offworld, please visit: https://www.offworldindustries.com/ 

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