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Armored Warfare FAQ

Many of you in the Armored Warfare Community have asked a lot of questions about the game. As part of our efforts to make it easier for you to get the answers to these questions, we've created a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

What is Armored Warfare?

Armored Warfare is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online tactical military video game that puts you in control of modern tanks or other classes of armor! Armored Warfare features stunning next-gen visuals, dynamic destructible environments, customizable vehicles and intense team-based gameplay, where players work to crush each other with the power of modern combat vehicles in a free-to-play experience.

Who is developing Armored Warfare?

Armored Warfare was developed by Obsidian Entertainment, one of the world's premiere role-playing game development studios, located in sunny Irvine, California. For more information about Obsidian, please visit http://www.obsidian.net/. The current developer is Mail.ru.

How do I download Armored Warfare?

To download Armored Warfare, please press the Play Now/Download button on the main website. This will open the Download page, where you can download the game by clicking the "Download" button. A prompt will appear asking whether you want to download the launcher file. Click "Yes" and start the file as soon as it has downloaded. A My.com launcher will appear that will guide you through the installation of the game - activate the installation by clicking the green "Download" button in the upper right corner of the launcher window. The launcher uses torrent technology, please make sure torrents are enabled on your network.

What is my goal in Armored Warfare?

Your goal in Armored Warfare is to build a powerful Private Military Company by acquiring more and more powerful vehicles. As you gain more combat experience and fight through more battles and scenarios, you'll meet new Dealers who will give you access to advanced vehicles, improved ammunition and other resources.

What engine is Armored Warfare built on?

Armored Warfare is using CryEngine.

What are the minimal and recommended system requirements?

Minimal Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7/8/10 (x32), Windows 7/8/10 (x64)
  • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
  • RAM: 2 Gb
  • Video card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT

Recommended Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7/8/10 (x32), Windows 7/8/10 (x64)
  • Processor: Intel i5-4440 CPU @ 3.10GHz
  • RAM: 4 Gb
  • Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 275

What kind of vehicles are available in Armored Warfare?

Armored Warfare features armored vehicles from the 1950s up to the present day or the near future. Five classes are currently available:

  • Main Battle Tanks
  • Light Tanks
  • Armored Fighting Vehicles
  • Tank Destroyers
  • Self-Propelled Guns

Learn more about the classes in Armored Warfare in our guide.

Where do the battles take place?

Armored Warfare features many distinctive locations from the deserts of Africa, over the plains and mountains of Europe and America to the Russian tundra. To view the maps currently in Armored Warfare, please visit our guide.

What is the level of realism in Armored Warfare?

While vehicle models are made with maximum accuracy in mind, the game itself is mostly action-focused with dynamic gameplay being the primary goal.

What game modes are there in Armored Warfare?

There are two primary modes: 30-player team PvP battles (where two 15-player teams play against each other) and 5-player PvE missions, where players battle AI-controlled opponents. Players can use both modes or just one to progress, progression content is not mode-restricted.

Is Armored Warfare available on any other platform apart from PC?

The game is currently PC-exclusive. Other platforms might be added later.

Are player-made modifications supported?

Player modifications are neither supported nor allowed until the developers are convinced that mods are safe for all users and are not detrimental to the play experience.

What are the gameplay basics of Armored Warfare?

Players control tanks that have certain armor values and a hitpoint value. Successfully hitting an enemy tank with a shell or a guided missile and penetrating its armor reduces the hitpoints of the tank. Once the hitpoint value reaches zero, the tank is destroyed. Learn about gameplay basics in our guide series.

What are the progression basics of Armored Warfare?

Players earn two currencies – Reputation (used to unlock vehicles and their parts) and Credits (used to purchase vehicles, parts and other game items). In addition, players can also progress by:

  • Upgrading their vehicle crews (Crew Experience)
  • Upgrading their vehicle commanders (Commander Experience)

You can read more about progression basics in our guide series.

I have a problem, how do I contact Support?

Players can contact our Support service by pressing the Support button on the website or by clicking this link. On the support website please select the nature of your problem or - if your issue is listed - submit a general ticket.

Can I stream and make videos of Armored Warfare?

Absolutely. There are no content restrictions whatsoever.

If you don't find your question/answer above, please don't hesitate to post a thread in the General Discussion forum!

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