A Blast From the Past!
8-Bit Armies is a retro Real-Time Strategy game for the PC. With a colorful, blocky voxel art style, 8-Bit Armies is Petroglyph's most fast-paced, friendly, and accessible RTS game to date. Collect resources, build up and defend your base, amass your army of military units, and ultimately crush your opponents! 8-Bit Armies, 8-Bit Hordes, and 8-Bit Invaders features offline single-player mission campaigns, two-player cooperative campaigns, AI skirmish modes, and Player-vs-Player Multiplayer modes running on dedicated game servers. If you're interested in many hours of offline/campaign gameplay fun, definitely check out our the full version of our games
This Free version of Petroglyph's popular 8-Bit Series of games lets you get online and play one of six different armies across dozens of multiplayer maps versus players around the world. You get a different faction to play each day from 8-Bit Armies, Hordes, or Invaders including a sample of maps you can launch games with.
The free version includes all of the following...
- Access to all 6 Armies (Renegades, Guardians, Lightbringers, Deathsworn, Colonial Marines, and Cranioids).
- Free players can host a game or join any game in progress including those hosted by anyone else.
- The original game tutorial to get you up and running quickly
- In-Game Manual to reference on demand
- Select music tracks from our composer Frank Klepacki across all three original titles
- Replay mode to watch and learn new strategies from the top players
- Observer mode to spectate games in progress and stream online
- Custom Game options to choose your own win conditions, random crates, cash, and other parameters
- AI support in multiplayer so you and a friend can team up with or against the computer
- Quickmatch mode - just one click to get into the action
- Dedicated 24/7 monitored servers
The full package including all our games includes the above plus...
- Access to all 6 factions with no restrictions
- Over 70 challenging offline campaign missions
- Endless skirmish battles against up to 7 AI opponents with multiple difficulty options
- 30+ Co-op missions to play with your friends against the AI
- 30+ multiplayer/skirmish maps that support up to 8 players online
- The full in-game soundtracks for all three 8-Bit titles
- Classic Base-Building mechanics let you construct the ultimate HQ from which to launch attacks against your foes
- Destructible environments on maps ranging from small to very large
- Easy to understand modern military units and structures lets RTS beginners jump right in
- From the same team that brought you RTS classics such as Star Wars: Empire at War, Universe at War, and Grey Goo
Buy one of the games - or all three at a substantial discount.
8-Bit Armies, Invaders, and Hordes are for anyone that enjoys fast action, strategy games. With hours of solo and co-op gameplay included, there's something here for everyone!