Days of War video game
Days of War is a multiplayer video game available from January 2017 and inspired by the universe of the Battle of Normandy in 1944.
December 15th, 2016: Days of War video game
Author: Marc Laurenceau
For four years, fans of historical video games were waiting for the release of a new creation inspired by the universe of the Battle of Normandy. From January 2017, Driven Arts offers its multiplayer game “Days of War” based on a FPS (First-person shooter). In this first version, it allows users to play as an infantryman or paratrooper engaged in the Second World War battles, and in Normandy in particular, in front of other soldiers in multiplayer.
Authenticity is the motto of Driven Arts, which has relied on the fidelity of reproductions of weapons, uniforms and the staging of historical battlefields. By way of example, the characteristics of the different weapons actually used by the various belligerents and available in the game have been taken into account such as recoil, accuracy or mass.
The development was made possible by a participative fundraising campaign launched in 2014 on the internet for the game to be available on PC and Xbox One as well as PS4. Four cards are available with this first version accessible from the Steam platform: one of them represents Omaha Beach, the theater of the disembarkation of the 1st and 29th American divisions of infantry on June 6, 1944. Another card proposes to the players of ” Evolving in a Norman village at the heart of the battle of the Battle of Normandy. In addition, enlightened users will be able to create their own map and offer it as a free download. Another way to approach history…