The third game in the WW1 first person shooting series – following on from Verdun and Tannenberg – Isonzo will be sending players to the Italian Front this coming September.
Due to release its ferocious alpine warfare onto Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5 and PC come September 13th 2022, Isonzo will see you joining the ranks of the Italian and Austro-Hungarian sides as soldiers will use everything from sniper rifles and ice picks, to mountain guns and poison gas to wage war against each other.
Becoming available for around $29.99/€29.99/£24.99, you’ll want to consider rallying the troops, as war is coming once more. Isonzo comes from the makers of Verdun and Tannenberg to become the latest game in the WW1 Game Series seeks to recreate the unforgiving battles of the Great War like never before. Authentic warfare in the mountains of the Italian Front await as this first-person shooter encompasses the southern front, where the Kingdom of Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire clashed at deadly heights.
When it does arrive, expect Isonzo to be found taking the series to the next level, immersing players like never before by offering a unique, historically accurate way to experience the high-altitude battles with the Offensive game mode. Players will get to participate in key historical moments such as the ferocious battles for the Isonzo river, leading the charge or preparing their defenses across the Italian landscapes. And what with these being dynamic battlefields, the situation can change at any moment – each challenge needing a different class and strategy.
There will be a brand new class system in Isonzo, as it introduces distinct roles and numerous loadout options to pick from. Accurately modeled weapons from pistols to sniper rifles, uniforms and sound effects will plunge players into WW1 battlefields among the scenic peaks, rugged valleys and idyllic towns of northern Italy. All this and more is showcased in the release date trailer, whisking us off to the Dolomites map: the fourth map revealed of the six that will be in the game at release: it features the Italians conducting a daring mountain assault on the Sasso di Sesto. Will you conquer the mountain?
Should you wish to learn more, hit up the development of Isonzo in the game’s dev blogs.
You could also take in the slightly older trailer below as it showcases another new feature in the series: the ability to customize your character. Soldier uniforms are based on class as well as elements chosen by players themselves. Players can now make their characters uniquely their own, all while maintaining the historical authenticity of the series. Cosmetic DLC packs will expand these visual choices without affecting gameplay in any way. You’ll get to choose from historically accurate helmets and hats, uniforms, and accessories from smoking pipes to bandages. Last but not least: Isonzo offers all kinds of facial hair based on famous individuals who took part in the war.
We’ll be sure to remind you when that September 13th 2022 release date for Isonzo hits home. The question is, will you be taking in the high-altitude Alpine warfare in Northeast Italy? Let us know in the comments.