Game overview / synopsis

Battalion 1944 is a team-based World War II first-person shooter that is targeting the competitive gaming crowd.

It has a variety of modes, including Capture the Flag, Domination and Team Deathmatch and Free For All, as well as the competitively-focused Wartide, which sees two teams of five go up against each other across 13 rounds.

Players can kill the opposition, gather weapons for their team to use in later rounds, and complete map objectives to win. Players can also unlock War Chests as they level up, allowing them to unlock cosmetic items like new weapon skins.


Battalion recaptures the core of classic competitive shooters & refines the ‘classic’ FPS feel for the next generation. Focusing on 5v5 infantry combat, where precise flick shots with your Kar98, covering fire with your Thompson and fluid movement are key to clutching every round for your team.

Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Typical game length: Varies
Players: 5v5
Genre: First-person shooter
Price: £11.39
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Bulkhead Interactive
Notable tournaments: Insomnia, more TBC
Popularity: 16,000 players all-time peak according to Steam Charts
Twitch: Game has 32,693 followers

Launched: February 2018
PEGI age rating: 18 (provisional)

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