developer: Harebrained Schemes
publisher: Paradox Interactive
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet
game language: English
game release date for PC:
Heavy Metal is the title of the third big expansion to BattleTech, a tactical turn-based strategy from 2018. Like the basic version of this production and previous add-ons, the expnasion was developed by the Harebrained Schemes team and released by Paradox Interactive.
BattleTech: Heavy Metal launches a new mini-campaign in which players face two famous characters from the universe: Wolf's Dragoons mercenaries, known as Bounty Hunter and Black Widow. In addition, the expansion allows us to investigate the secrets of a transporter wreck that reached the Periphery region.
Except for the new missions, BattleTech: Heavy Metal brings you eight previously unavailable mechs and weapon systems. The list of the former consists of seven machines known from the BattleTech board game, as well as a completely new construction, designed specifically for this add-on. Among the latter we can find the first weapon dealing area damage, i.e. a mortar, as well as inferno missiles firing up the hit targets, which deprives them of the possibility to take part in the fight.
In BattleTech: Heavy Metal can be played alone or in multiplayer mode over the Internet.
Heavy Metal does not bring any changes in the audiovisual setting. As it is a dependent add-on, it requires the basic version of the game to work.
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PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz / AMD FX-4300 3.8 GHz, 16 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 670 / Radeon R9 285 or better, 35 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i3-2105 3.1 GHz / AMD Phenom II X3 720 GHz 2.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 560 Ti / Radeon HD 5870 or better, 35 GB HDD, Windows 7 64-bit