By Emily Gera on Sep 06, 2012 09.06.12
All missions in the upcoming free-to-play naval warfare title, Silent Hunter Online, will be playable with up to four players, as users take part in real-time missions to work toward the completion of server-wide missions, Ubisoft announced today. The browser-based title will feature a minimum of eight campaigns, a tutorial, and a mission generator that offers an "endless" number of missions at the game's launch. Different gameplay modes and objectives include convoy attacks, special target hunts, as well as reconnaissance missions. Players can expect to see numerous historical boat types that the player can either command or destroy, including up to 10 playable German U-boats, more than 20 authentic enemy ship types, and five different torpedo ships. Silent Hunter Online will run...
By Samit Sarkar on Aug 20, 2012 08.20.12
Silent Hunter Online, a browser-based free-to-play naval warfare strategy game coming from Ubisoft, is accepting sign-ups for a closed beta period. Ubisoft announced the game with a teaser trailer, seen below, at Gamescom 2012. Silent Hunter Online is a massively multiplayer game, in a way: all players contribute to the progress of world events and can team up with allies in "Wolfpacks" to launch joint attacks, torpedoes be damned. Silent Hunter Online is in development at Blue Byte Software. The studio is also working on Anno Online, another free-to-play browser-based title, for Ubisoft. Interested parties can head to the game's official website to apply for entry into the upcoming beta. Until it launches, check out the teaser trailer and screenshots below.