Verdun is a squad-based multiplayer FPS set in First World War(WW1) . The game is inspired by the infamous battle of Verdun in 1916.

The game includes historically accurate features such as true WW1 weaponry, historical maps based on sectors of the Western Front and authentic uniforms and equipment. The game immerses you audiovisually into one of the bloodiest conflicts fought in Europe.

The merciless trench warfare offers a unique battlefield for tactical squad play in the realistic Frontlines game mode, and raw gameplay in the rifle-deathmatch.

The Frontlines game mode is unique in its tactical complexity, where you are levelling different types of squads, each with your own tactics and roles. The realistic trenches are an extra challenge in the fight, where teamwork and tactical cunning are essential for success. Drive your enemies from their trenches and dominate the Western Front!

Verdun key features include:
Unique World War 1 gameplay: Authentic weaponry, characters levelling and realistic historical battlefields set in France and Belgium
Tactical squad-based FPS: Squad assembling and levelling
True trench warfare: Real-time dynamic frontline; momentum-based attack and counter-attack gameplay
WW1 atmosphere: Typical WW1 music, art, units, grim battlefields and an immersive user interface
Challenging game modes: Dynamic Frontline and rifle Deathmatch

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0 comments by Blazy008 on Dec 18th, 2014

A 100 years ago French, German and British troops while fighting in world war I held truces during Christmas 1914. They exchanged Christmas greetings, sang Christmas carols and rumours say that they played a few football matches.

In the game Verdun we will celebrate this remarkable event by reproducing a similar scene from December 18 – 25 2014.

In between your fearsome matches there will be a Truce event where you can find soldiers dressed for the winter, join football matches and throw snowballs at each other. You might even spot a Scottish soldier that will appear in-game just for this event.

We will enforce these in-game activities, by setting up some competitions where you can win Verdun Christmas packages and even offer a nice discount for your friends to join in.

Competitions:

  • 19 - 24 December; a YouTube Christmas Truce video contest for the best video about this event
  • 20 - 24 December; a Steam Hub screenshot competition for the best in-game Christmas Truce screenshot
  • 21 - 24 December; a Twitch TV giveaway for the Verdun streamers
  • 22 - 24 December; a Twitter competition for the best WW1 Christmas carol text twittered @VerdunGame
  • 23 - 24 December; a Facebook Christmas Card contest for the most entertaining Verdun best wishes card
  • Submission will last until the 24th 10am Eastern time (GMT-5), winners will be announced on the 25th of December 2014. More information can be found on Steam.

    We hope you will enjoy the Holidays as much as we will!

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    Jgamer12
    Jgamer12 Dec 7 2013, 1:43pm says:

    I hope that they are adding gas to the game it would make it more like ww1

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    Gerard_bob
    Gerard_bob Dec 27 2013, 3:58pm replied:

    I totally agree mate! Gas, and also Tanks.

    +2 votes     reply to comment
    Schrubber
    Schrubber Dec 7 2013, 10:56am says:

    Awesome game, can't wait for the Stoßtruppen ;)

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    Flash_Sentry
    Flash_Sentry Dec 3 2013, 4:22pm says:

    have you ever thought about making this game "free" for limited time? like Christmas day or Christmas evening? to say thanks for the support? idk just a thought, i already bought the game and i love it! keep up the great work

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    VerdunLeo Creator
    VerdunLeo Dec 4 2013, 11:25am replied:

    Thanks for the support! A free weekend will certainly be an option, it is what revived Red Orchestra 2 from oblivion. However we have not yet launched, this is just and early access beta. We have a lot more in store for when the game is getting near the launch :) A free weekend is something to be done several months after the launch to revitalize the playerbase.

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    Chyro
    Chyro Dec 3 2013, 12:16pm says:

    ...War games, war games never change.

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    [EgameStudio]Shepard
    [EgameStudio]Shepard Dec 2 2013, 10:20pm says:

    Hey !

    I am a Community Manager French of Verdun , go Vote for Verdun and very thank's !

    @EgameStudio @Shepard

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    coin-god
    coin-god Nov 29 2013, 8:22am says:

    I was wondering if you needed any help with the development of the game? I've been following this game for a long while and I see it's getting better and better.
    I was working on a WW1 mod for RO2 and you can see some of my ww1 stuff in it's moddb page. If you are interested.

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    VerdunLeo Creator
    VerdunLeo Dec 2 2013, 11:50am replied:

    Cool, ive been keeping an eye on all the other projects. My intention was to get into contact earlier but i've been super busy with the game.

    We're getting there, every iteration is another major improvement. :)

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