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Aug 31, 2022

50vs50 multiplayer World War I first-person shooter Beyond The Wire exits Early Access today

From Press Release:

Vancouver, Canada – August 31, 2022 – Offworld Industries is excited to share their 50 versus 50 World War I FPS title, Beyond The Wire has launched in full on Steam. As part of the launch, Beyond The Wire will be playable for free during a Steam Free Weekend beginning September 2 through September 4. Priced at $34.99 USD, Beyond The Wire is launching with a 40% discount for launch week. Beyond the Wire is currently available in English, French, German, and Simplified Chinese.

From the trenches of Ypres, and Vimy Ridge, the forests of the Meuse-Argonne, and the alpine slopes of the Vosges Mountains, Beyond The Wire features 10 maps covering diverse areas of the Western Front during the Great War. Maps are up to two kilometers in size, creating many paths to victory as teams weigh using crucial resources to build fortifications versus coordinating assaults to outflank the enemy.

A new customization system rewards players with clothing, non-combat gear, and decorations fitting soldiers from the era for playing and completing challenges. At launch, 440 of different items can be unlocked through play, with plans for more to be added in future updates.


  • Large-Scale 50v50 Multiplayer Action: Players are split into two 50 person teams with each team broken into nine person squads and a commander overseeing the battle.
  • Team Focused Gameplay: Share tactics with your squad as to contend with enemy emplacements, large open maps, and claustrophobic trenches to survive the brutal scale of action soldiers faced on the front lines of the Great War.
  • Ten Playable Factions: Each with their specialized gear loadouts and vehicles
  • Ten Large, Authentic Maps: Inspired by the battlefields on the Western Front, each up to 2 km2 in size
  • Historically Inspired Weapons: Charge into combat using era specific weapons and vehicles used by soldiers during 1914 to 1918
  • Brutal Melee Combat: Attack, parry, and counter in close combat with clubs, bayonets, and other melee weapons
  • Reinforce the Front Line: Build fortifications and reinforce your frontline using an advanced construction system
  • Tactical Communication: Use in-game Voice Over IP using high quality codecs for local and long distance voice communication

About Offworld 

Offworld Industries was founded in 2014 by a group of passionate game modders on a mission to build a full-game version of the Project Reality mod. Now an acclaimed independent studio with more than 100 team members, Offworld is responsible for the ongoing development of the hit FPS shooter Squad, WW1 Trench Warfare title Beyond The Wire, and is the publisher of FPS title Post Scriptum.

Having sold well over three million copies of Squad, Offworld looks to the future with a focus on bringing players together in experiences where they must rely on teamwork in order to compete, in both existing and in-development titles.

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