Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Rearmed and Remastered Update Adds Fan Favorite Red Orchestra 2 Maps, Kicks Off Free Steam Weekend and Sale
Tripwire Interactive Welcomes Players with New Maps, Weaponry, and Performance Improvements with Latest Update
ROSWELL, Ga. – Thursday, November 15 – There’s never been a better time to experience 64-player matches and the brutal, gritty and authentic warfare featured in Rising Storm 2: Vietnam, the award-winning and critically acclaimed first-person shooter from publisher Tripwire Interactive and developer Antimatter Games. With today’s release of the Rising Storm 2: Vietnam – Rearmed and Remastered update, players can look forward to a wealth of quality of life and community requested improvements, as well as new weaponry and the addition of two new fan favorite maps remastered from Red Orchestra 2: “Mekong” and “Dong Ha.” Today’s update is part of Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Game’s commitment to support Rising Storm 2: Vietnam with regular updates and improvements, and follows over 20 new updates, 12 new maps, 16 new weapons, and over 250 million confirmed kills since the first-person shooter first launched in May, 2017. Find out more fun facts about Rising Storm 2: Vietnam’s post launch achievements in this latest infographic.
The new Rising Storm 2: Vietnam – Rearmed and Remastered update also kicks off an extended Free Weekend for Rising Storm 2: Vietnam on Steam. Starting on Thursday, Nov. 15 (10AM PST) through Wednesday, Nov. 21 (10AM PST), players can download and play the game for free and experience the brutal multiplayer battles that makes Rising Storm 2: Vietnam a fan favorite. During this time, new recruits can also take advantage of a 67% off Steam sale on Rising Storm 2: Vietnam and 50% off on all Rising Storm 2: Vietnam DLC.
Rising Storm 2: Vietnam – Rearmed and Remastered key features include:
- Red Orchestra 2 Maps: Revisit “Mekong” and “Dong Ha,” two fan favorite maps from Red Orchestra 2, remastered and updated for Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.
- New Weaponry: In addition to over 50 weapons, covering everything from rifles and pistols to flamethrowers and rocket launchers, players can look forward to a more expanded arsenal, including:
- MP40 for the NLF
- 200-round belt-fed RPD
- Deployable DShk: Pick up this heavy machine gun at a resupply point and deploy where needed
- Fougasse mine trap for North Vietnamese
- M2 Browning for Southern forces
- Audio Improvements: New audio occlusion system improves how sound is affected by the environment
Available now on PC, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is the sequel to Rising Storm, PC Gamer magazine’s 2013 ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, published by Tripwire Interactive and developed by Antimatter Games. Command your team to victory in massive 64-player battles with authentic weapons, aircraft, and maps that pit conventional military forces against guerilla forces.
Stay up-to-date with the latest Rising Storm 2: Vietnam news and information at www.rs2Vietnam.com. You can also keep track of Tripwire Interactive and Rising Storm 2: Vietnam at any of these online channels: www.tripwireinteractive.com, on Discord at https://discord.gg/rs2vietnam, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RS2Vietnam/, Twitter at https://twitter.com/rs2vietnam, Reddit at /r/rs2vietnam, Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/tripwireinteractive and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/tripwireinteractive.
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About Tripwire Interactive
Gamers want games that grab their attention and will keep them coming back for more. Tripwire has been producing those types of games since the first Red Orchestra mod that won the “Make Something Unreal” competition in 2004. Since then Tripwire has won numerous Multiplayer and FPS Game of the Year awards from top editorial sites—and millions have played a Red Orchestra or Killing Floor game, with an average play time of over 40 hours, per player, per game! Since it first launched for PC in 2009, Killing Floor has sold over five million units worldwide. Tripwire has published select 3rd-party titles (The Ball, Zeno Clash, Dwarfs?!), supported each title with free extra content and taken their brand of winning gaming to console, to continuously expand that base. Tripwire will continue to offer new and exciting gaming experiences both to their millions of fans and to new gamers alike—including Killing Floor 2 for PC, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, Xbox One, and Xbox One X, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam for PC, Killing Floor: Incursion for Oculus Touch and HTC VIVE in 2017—along with PlayStation®VR and Windows Mixed Reality in 2018. In addition to developing their own games Tripwire announced a new publishing division at E3 2018 designed to help other independent studios bring their games to market through a truly collaborative publishing model. Road Redemption by EQ Games and Pixel Dash Studios for PC, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One X, and Nintendo Switch will be the first game to come from the new publishing arm in Fall 2018 and Maneater for PC will be coming in 2019. Tripwire also recently announced a partnership with Digital Lode to bring Espire 1: VR Operative to VR platforms in 2019. To find out why millions of gamers spend so much time playing Tripwire games and getting involved with Tripwire’s special events for existing games, visit the website at www.tripwireinteractive.com for all the latest news direct from the studio.