September 14th, 2017 Copenhagen
New planes and leaderboards are added in the just released ‘Planes & Ladders’-update for the popular free-to-play World War 2 game Heroes & Generals.
With the addition of new fighter planes all three factions in the game now have two Medium Fighter planes besides a Reconnaissance airplane and a Heavy Fighter. Bringing the total number of planes to 12 – and more are coming.
The three new planes in the ‘Planes & Ladders’-update are:
- The Soviet Medium Fighter Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3
- The German Medium Fighter Messerschmitt Bf 109D-1
- The US Medium Fighter Seversky P-35A
The new planes are placed as the first Medium Fighters players unlock after Reconnaissance planes. They are easier to control, easing the learning curve for new pilots on their path toward higher tier planes.
Introducing leaderboards in Heroes & Generals
Players in Heroes & Generals now get to compare their performance with other players across a wide variety of activities and achievements. More than 30 new leaderboards cover not only classic stats like kills, headshots, etc, but also stats for support roles, tactical actions and how good the Generals are at commanding their troops in the war.
The leaderboard categories are:
OVERALL – ranking soldiers based on score, kills, headshots, etc.
SUPPORT – ranking by support activities such as first aid, deploying vehicles, etc.
TACTICAL – ranking soldiers based on their tactical performance.
WEAPONS – ranking soldiers by weapon usage.
VEHICLES – ranking soldiers based on their destruction of enemy vehicles.
ASSAULT TEAMS – ranking assault team performance and activity in the war.
The leaderboards can be found at www.heroesandgenerals.com/leaderboard/ and they all show player performances from the last 30 days. So to stay on top, you will need to play regularly.
“We’re really excited about giving the players another layer of engagement for Heroes & Generals with the new leaderboards. I’m especially glad that we besides the usual boards with kills, etc, also give credit to support roles and other aspects of the game.” says Jacob Andersen, Game Director at Reto-Moto: “It is a team effort and eventually we would like to expand the leaderboards to cover enough aspects of the game for every player to find a board where he ranks high on or even for players to set up their own leaderboards using an open API.”
Future updates for Heroes & Generals will provide even more more leaderboard categories.
For further information, media and interviews:
Thomas Berger, PR Manager: [email protected], Phone: +45 3393 1070
About Heroes & Generals
Heroes & Generals is the ultimate WW2 game experience. A free-to-play FPS at a massive scale where Germany, the United States and the Soviet Union fight for victory in one grand, persistent online war fought by players across the world with access to a huge arsenal of vehicles and weapons. You fight and make friends as a team and as part of a huge and growing community. No matter if you play as Infantry, Tank Crew, Fighter Pilot, Paratrooper, Recon or as a General taking strategic decisions – everything you do makes a difference in the war.
Heroes & Generals has over 12 million registered players and is available for PC at HeroesAndGenerals.com.
Reto-Moto is an independent game studio based in Copenhagen and established in 2008 by the original founders of IO Interactive and the creators of the Hitman series.
Steam Store page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/227940