Battalion 1944 Studios Parts With Square Enix, Announces Free Legacy Version Coming to Steam

Camp 1944 (opens in new tab) Launched in Early Access in 2018 as a return to the early days of Call of Duty games.There are some hiccups, predictable for an early access game, but it seems like a pretty good start (opens in new tab) Suitable for small crowd FPS. Square Enix, which released Battalion 1944 under its indie-focused Square Enix Collective, apparently thought so too: it got 20% equity (opens in new tab) November 2018 in developer Bulkhead.

Unfortunately, neither the game nor the relationship between Bulkhead and Square Enix has lived up to expectations. Battalion 1944’s average concurrent player count has been in the single digits since mid-2020, and the console release promised in 2016’s Kickstarter never happened, and today Bulkhead announced that it has “officially ended” its relationship with Square Enix .

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