The ultimate grand-scale campaign and FPS simulation of WWII in Europe, with a huge zone-less 24/7 persistent game world modeled at the 1/2 scale of Europe (300,000 SQ KM large) and holds up to 5000 simultaneous players engaged in hours-long combined arms battles. Includes a proprietary military-grade simulator with more than 200 play-able historically accurate weapons and an awesome community driven by player ran Squads.

Create an account now (no card required) and get access to a 30 day free trial offering all infantryman and a truck for transportation and mobile spawning. WWII Online is available for Desktop on PC and Mac only.

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All new "ARMY" subscription: $12.99/mo

Introducing the all new "ARMY" persona subscription available only through Choose your career as a soldier, tanker or paratrooper in WWII Online's Army. Get back in the fight with your squad now and get all the fire power / weaponry you need to conquer the battlefield. Here's some more detailed information:

Unlocks entire Army Persona, All Infantry Classes, All Tanks, All Armored Cars, All Paratroopers & Transport Aircraft, All Trucks / Haulers, All AT / AA Guns, Armed Patrol Boat, Does not include Aircraft.

Reasons to play WWII Online

Free 30 day trial to Infantry & Trucks

Free Trial Account (NO CARD required)
Receive access to the WWII Online trial which offers you 30 days of access to all infantry and trucks.

At anytime you can subscribe to a paid subscription and unlock more weapons and vehicles.

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Latest News

Server Update - Campaign #167 is being called with Axis Victory

A crazy couple days here at RAT HQ as we have battled "wack a mole" with issues on the live server.  The campaign server has been degrading for the last few days despite our efforts to debug.  We see no other option but to scrap the rest of the campaign as we are unable to replicate the DB issues on our test server.  In effect, we need the live server game to keep testing and debugging..... So, since the Axis own 79% of the map and 3 of the 9 Allied factories we calling Campaign #167 an Axis WIN!  Follow this link for UPDATES

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Campaign #167 is Suspended due to DB issue


Campaign #167 has been suspended and the game arena is locked due to a live server data base problem.  Our teams are working on a resolution and as of now there is no estimate of repair.  The Training server is open and operating.  We will provide an update later today.


Urban Building 05: Production Update


When creating the new set of city buildings I wanted it to have a town square feel. I had a lot of space to build with this block, and I really wanted to take advantage of that. There are various architecture styles from the 1920's - 40's sprinkled throughout the city block. I had a lot of fun concepting and building this set of buildings. Each building has it's own personality and style, and plenty of opportunity for tense battles. I'm excited to get these new city blocks into the players hands so they can experience all the hard work that has gone into them. Screen shots of the standing and damaged state within.

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Our Main Goals

Here's the progress on some of our main goals below. Check our latest roadmap (here) for full details of our plans.
1.36 "Hybrid Supply"100%
64 Bit Development75%
Me109 G2 Jabo (Fighter Bomber)95%
Loadouts for Vehicles50%

Latest SoundCloud from the Lead Rat, "Xoom."

Our Recent Works

Here's some of what CRS has been doing for WWII Online as of late...

Meet Cornered Rat Software

Affectionately known as "The Rats", these awesome people develop World War II Online. Most of our team were community members (players) of the game first. You'll find us in all CAPS or see an interesting "Rat Icon" next to our names in game and in the forums talking with players. We like to stay close to our community and we're die hard WWII Online fanatics. Feel free to send us an e-mail, thanks for your support S!

Volunteer PHP Developer Wanted
We're looking to properly revive the World@War Gazette and need a solid PHP developer to help take some work forward. If you have some skills with PHP and are looking for some experience and to bring important home page news / recognition for individual players back to WWII Online, I'd like to hear from you! Submit an inquiry to with some details about your experience. You will need at least 10+ hours per week to contribute to the team. The Gazette's current status can be found here:
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