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Welcome Back Soldier, Air Show, Op Burning Skies, 64 Bit, and MORE!

CHIMM

 There is a lot going on! Welcome Back Soldier (WBS) is coming up, XOOM is showcasing WWII Online at the Oregon International Air Show, Operation Burning Skies is this Sunday, updates on 64 Bit (and other Dev updates), and so much more!  Read the article below...

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Operation Burning Skies

All pilots scramble!  Strap yourself in for this months Community event - Operation Burning Skies!

This Sunday, September 22, 11 am – 5 pm server time. In honor of XOOM and friends showcasing WWII Online at the Oregon International  Air Show – our forces too will battle for superiority in Operation Burning Skies. High Commands are on high alert to rally their forces to victory!

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Welcome Back Soldier (October 2019)

XOOM

Attention soldiers, airman and sailors of WWII Online! Start preparing for "Welcome Back Soldier" which kicks off on October 1st and will last through the 15th. All veteran players (previous premium subscribers) will be reactivated. We're calling for everyone to help spread the word and get players interested, starting NOW. Veteran players returning will simply need to login, and that's it. We look forward to your participation and invite everyone to come back to WWII Online and check out what's new to the game. For any account assistance, contact us at http://support.wwiionline.com.

Readme: Version 1.36.2.1

Tonight's hot fix being released will focus on fixing two client crashes, an AWS issue and a couple of manuals got repaired. We'll also be adding some anti-griefing stuff and an automation to make mission creation a tad bit easier. Great for players, is the re-addition of the "Player Ping" information which has now been color coded for good - neutral - bad connectivity. We hope this feedback is used productively so you can make modifications on your end, such as getting off that WiFI / going hardline ethernet for best packet transmissions. Also new, you guys can change the color of green tags (new players) for the first time. Please keep reading for specific details.

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Forum Types

Where Players can go and get assistance from the Community. Whether they have a PC or Mac issue or even needing help with Discord.

Where Players can get into detailed discussions with the Development Team about bugs that are found within WWII Online.

A place where Free to Play Players can communicate with the community and the Development Team. This forum also serves as a place where announcements from the WWII Online Development team can be made.

This forum allows for Premium Subscribed Players to communicate with the Developement Team behind closed doors. This area is also where each branch (Barracks, Hangar, and Harbor) can congregate.

Allows Squads to have a hosted Squad Forum that they are able to maintain on their own and is meant for only their Squad Members. This forum allows Squads to have Squad Discussions without the need to purchase and run an externally hosted Squad Forum.

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Development Roadmap

Plane Variants

  • Me 109 G-2/R-1 Jabo
  • US P40F
  • US P39N-5

Career Subscriptions

  • All Infantry
  • All Air Force
  • All Ground Forces

New Bombers

Ju88 A-4

70%

Wellington

0%

HUD Waypoints

Visual Waypoints in your Heads Up Display
0%

1.36 Updates

Simplification of the user interface, less clicks, better design and more user friendly

New Infantry Weapons

Allied .30 Caliber Light Machine Gun

90%

German Sturmgewehr 44

80%

Allied M1A1 Carbine

80%

Connection Issues

Handling poor connections in a more efficient manor
10%

Server Tracked Bombs

5%

Integrated Voice Comms

  • Users will be able to communicate directly in-game
  • No additional download or client is planned
  • Our goal is to have 3D positional audio for local communications
  • A radio transmit function will exist (over the net)

Unit Loadouts

  • Aircraft
  • Tanks
  • Anti-Tank Guns

64bit Game Application

75%

Truck SPAAs

25%

City Blocks

50%

High Command

Both sides, in WWII Online, have player-run groups, known as the High Command (HC), responsible for strategic management of the side's forces. High Command players have their own avatar and when they broadcast on the Ops channel a small "HC" symbol is displayed rather than the American, British, French or German side's symbol. An in-game list of all currently logged in HC players is available. HC players have abilities that are not available to the rest of the playerbase, namely in the placing of Attack Objectives (AOs). When an AO is placed on a town, the other side gets an automatic Defence Objective (DO) on that town allowing all players to know that it is under attack. Ten minutes after an AO is first placed on a town, the town's Depot Office building, City Office building, and Rail Road Office buildings all become capturable. These capturable buildings are collectively known as Capture Points (CPs). Entering the Flag building linked to an Office building (marked with a large flag) will show an attacker how long it will take for the building to become capturable.

Host Squads

How Does it Work?

Squads volunteer to accept a rotation of new incoming users to the game. Host Squads are on a rotating schedule so new players can receive the best support and existing squads are not overloaded with a wave of new players.


Each time a new player signs up to WWII Online, Host Squads auto-recruit these new soldiers to their squad and engage them right as they come through the doors. This direct human interaction leads to HUGE retention opportunities that result into a more populated game world for EVERYONE. 


How Does it Benefit the Game?

It’s a double win, existing squads have the opportunity to grow their squad numbers and build new relationships, while new players receive direct support in their very first experiences in the game. 


The Game's Core is Squads

Most players are in a squad and it provides the basic level foundation of teamwork, friendship and retention of existing and new community members.

Receive Trainer Tools!

All Host Squad representatives receive trainer tools which allow you to be visible when a player types ".tr" This means you can globally contribute to any support needs for new and existing players.

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