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Post news RSS Some additional changes that are coming to WWII Online's product offerings

CRS is focusing on improving the value of our existing and upcoming offerings and working to provide a base entry to the game that is mutual for both Organic and Steam users.

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As a follow up to our July 31st announcement, we have some additional changes that are coming to WWII Online's product offerings. CRS is focusing on improving the value of our existing and upcoming offerings and working to provide a base entry to the game that is mutual for both Organic and Steam users. Also, all past Premium users of WWII Online now have "Rifleman" access to the game and the open forums to stay actively participating as a member of our community. Full details within the article, this is an important one!


We've got some good changes to our first plan we wanted to share with you guys today in an effort to stay transparent and open about how we're evolving WWII Online to be more accessible and build value of existing and upcoming offerings. We hope you're looking forward to how we're evolving the game and providing users an entry to the game and an effective ladder to opening more doors for greater enjoyment / play-ability.

Please read the following carefully as there are some pretty big changes that are inbound.

PREMIUM USERS NOW HAVE RIFLEMAN ACCESS (NOW LIVE)

We have some great news for all of our Premium users, past and present. We've set in motion that ALL players who have had a premium subscription at any point in the history of WWII Online will receive access to a RIFLEMAN only account that we'll be referring to as the "Reserve Account."

Advantages:

  • $0.00 Cost
  • You may subscribe at any time
  • If you are currently inactive, you'll be able to:
    • Play in-game as a rifleman
    • Participate in the "open" section of our forums
    • Participate in server events (Campaign and Training)

ALL VETERANS REPORT TO THIS THREAD AND CHECK-IN NOW!

FREE PLAY CHANGING TO RESERVE ACCOUNT (SEP. 1)

The Reserve Account will be the FREE point of entry for both our organic and Steam customers. Anyone who currently has a free play account will also be effected. This will be a "Rifleman Only" account for users to participate as a member of our community and evaluate what we have to offer.

Access may be upgraded to a paid Starter or Premium subscription on the WWII Online account pages (here).

STARTER ACCOUNT UPGRADES (NOW LIVE)

The Starter Account has received some new vehicles and weapons to bolster their value, price remains $7.99/mo (no change):

  • New Tanks
    • Panzer III F
    • Hotchkiss 39
    • A-13 Cruiser
  • New Infantry Units
    • Light Mortarman
    • Grenadier
    • Anti-Tank Rifleman
    • Airborne Sniper

UPDATED ORGANIC PROGRESSION PATH

  • Reserve Account (Free Entry)
    • Rifleman Only
    • Replaces current Free Play subscription
    • Removal of premium trial (any duration)
  • Starter Subscription
  • Premium Subscription

FREE PLAY RECONSIDERATION ON STEAM

After the initial announcement of our product plan adjustments, we conducted some more analysis and agreed that we didn't want to go exactly back to free play as it was, but wanted to provide some point of entry for users on Steam to access the game. Thanks for the feedback of our players who helped guide this decision. We hope that our reception goes better this time and we'll be really trying to make clear that it's a demo / Rifleman only account just to hop in and evaluate what's going on versus a full blown free to play micro-transaction type game.

UPDATED STEAM PROGRESSION PATH INBOUND - AT A GLANCE

Here's a quick overview of the chart of how users will progress through access. The big change here is offering a "Reserve" Free Account as the basic point of entry. We want to give folks all the reason to show up and download the game and hop in and see what we're doing with WWII Online.71485dff81c2bdbde5574ecbf2cee1ea

UPDATED BREAKDOWN OF ACCESS PER STEAM DLC

By purchasing DLCs users will retain access to its content indefinitely. Users may become a Premium or Starter subscriber at anytime, and continue to retain the DLC access that they've received.

  • Reserve Account: Free (Base Game)
    • Rifleman
    • Evaluation / Free Entry
  • Purchase a subscription for the game
    • Premium
      • $14.99/mo
      • $44.99/quarter
      • $129.99/year
    • Starter
      • $7.99/mo
  • Purchase a one time buy DLC
    • Recruit Pack: $7.99
      • Rifleman
      • Limited SMG
      • Trucks
      • Fairmile (River Boat)
      • 1 week trial access to all DLC packs
    • Leadership Pack: $9.99
      • NCO Class (New)
        • Tier 0 SMG (4 Magazines)
        • Pistol (2 Magazines)
        • Smoke Grenades (4)
        • Ammo re-supply can (1)
      • Ammo Bearer Class (New)
        • Bolt-Action Rifleman w/30 rounds
        • Ammo re-supply can (4)
      • Create and lead missions
      • Squad creation
      • Infantry binoculars
      • Build infantry fortifications
      • Take command of a brigade
    • Paratrooper Pack: $12.99
      • Transport Planes
        • Ju-52
        • C-47
      • Airborne Rifleman
      • Airborne Submachine Gun
      • Airborne Light Mortarman
    • Light AA Gun Pack: $9.99
      • Hotchkiss 25mm AA Gun
      • CA mle 38 25mm AA Gun
      • FlaK 30 20mm AA Gun
      • Haulers (Towing Vehicles)
    • Light AT Gun Pack: $9.99
      • QF 2 Pounder 40mm AT Gun
      • SA mle 34 25mm AT Gun
      • PaK 36 37mm AT Gun
      • Haulers (Towing Vehicles)
    • Light Armor Pack: $12.99
      • Renault R35
      • Vickers Mk VI
      • Panzer II C
    • Medium Armor Pack: $14.99
      • Hotchkiss 39
      • A-13 Cruiser
      • Panzer III F
    • Combat Fighter Pack: $17.99
      • Messerschmitt BF-109E/1
      • BF-110/C
      • Hurricane Mk I
      • Spitfire Mk Ia
      • Hawk 75
      • Dewotine 520

TRAINING CORPS IS BEING RE-ACTIVATED - TRAINERS NEEDED!

In an effort to better support training of users coming into WWII Online we're sending out a call for players who are interested in formally training trainees / recruits in the following fields of expertise:

  1. Infantry / Airborne School
  2. Leadership School
  3. Armor School
  4. Gunnery School (AT / AA)
  5. Top Gun School (Aerial Combat)

If you are interested in becoming an official trainer of WWII Online and are skilled in a component listed above, please e-mail: agm@corneredrats.com - Be sure to identify your call sign and preferred school to teach.

Trainer Requirements Include:

  • Speak and write English fluently
  • Host training sessions on Discord
  • Provide at least two physical training sessions per month
  • Provide critical success information in forums
  • Answering questions / guiding users rapidly
  • Actively work component to improve
  • Prepare action notes for improvement for CRS
  • Provide weekly report to CRS Community Management

FEEDBACK IS ENCOURAGED

As mentioned before your feedback is welcome and appreciated. We're listening closely and making improvements where we can. Thanks everyone, Salute!

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