EA has announced Command & Conquer: Rivals, the newest Command & Conquer game since 2012, at their E3 press conference on June 9, 2018.
Here’s everything you need to know about Command and Conquer: Rivals’ release date, gameplay, news, and more.
We will continue to update the article as we receive more information.
Command & Conquer Release Date & Pre-Register
EA has not yet announced a release date, but we do know that it will release later this year according to Polygon.
However, according to the publisher’s blog post, they are kicking off the pre-alpha today, which is open to Android users in the US and Canada. Players can go to the Google Play Store and search for the game and tap the pre-register button. Then the publisher will send in waves of players to start playing the game and providing feedback starting today.
According to EA, the two goals of the pre-alpha are to test combat balance and matchmaking. They will update their gameplay and matchmaking systems directly from player and community feedback from the Pre-Alpha and beyond.
If you don’t live in the US or Canada, you can still pre-register to be notified when the game is available worldwide.
Both Android and iOS players can also pre-register on the official website to get a Titan unit, Credits, and Diamonds when the game launches.
Command & Conquer: Rivals Gameplay
Command & Conquer: Rivals will once again be all about building up military units and sending them into battle to gain control of enemy territory. According to Polygon, the game mechanics have been simplified and streamlined for mobile play with matches taking a few minutes instead of nearly an hour.
According to EA’s blog post, players are given continuous control of all their units at all times. You fight other commanders in 1v1 matches.
According to Polygon, your units will attack nearby enemies but you can choose which enemies to attack in the middle of a battle. You can also choose commanders from your deck for different powers, such as dropping a turret into enemy territory. Maps also come in different tactical varieties.
According to the official gameplay overview, you can choose up to six unit types to bring into battle. Units come in four categories: Infantry, Vehicles, Air Units, and Specialized Tech Forces.
When the match starts, you create buildings that specialize in creating specific unit types. Resources are given over time and both armies …read more