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GS2 Games to Release Physical Editions of Verdun and Tannenberg: Pair of World War I FPS Games for PlayStation

Intense multiplayer squad warfare on the battlefields of Verdun and Tannenberg coming in January
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Beaverton, Ore.--November 18, 2021--GS2 Games announced today that the company is bringing physical editions of two acclaimed World War I games developed and published by award-winning game studios Blackmill Games and M2H to the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 North American retail market in January 2022.

Verdun, the first multiplayer FPS set in an authentic World War One setting, offers a rarely seen battlefield experience of merciless trench warfare that immerses you and your squad in intense battles of attack and defense. Tannenberg brings the massive battles of the Eastern Front to life with up to 40 players fighting for control of the battlefield. Every element of both games has been tailored to recreate the grim atmosphere of the first World War, from the immersive interface and war-torn maps to realistic music, sound and voices that evoke the feeling of actually being in the midst of bloody battle.

Inspired by the infamous Battle of Verdun in 1916, Verdun takes place on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918, in one of the bloodiest conflicts in world history. As a multiplayer FPS set in a realistic Great War atmosphere, the vicious, close-quarters nature of trench warfare means that skill with a bayonet can be as vital as good aim with a rifle.

Five distinct game-modes with many historically accurate features such as realistic WWI weaponry, authentic uniforms, horrendous gore and maps based on the real battlefields of France and Belgium. The dynamic Frontlines game mode features up to 40 human and AI players taking turns to go over the top and attempt to capture the opposing trench line.

Tannenberg takes place across the lakes, forests, mountains, and snowy plains of the Eastern Front. Players will be able to master a range of authentically modelled equipment brought to the field by Russian Frontovik and Cossack squad’s, the renowned Latvian Riflemen or the Romanian infantry squad. Alternatively, they can join the Central Powers to serve in an Austro-Hungarian K.u.K unit, with the German Infantry or the Bulgarian rifle section.

The game offers several modes, including the exciting Maneuver mode that reflects the nature of war on the Eastern Front, as up to 40 human and AI players battle across large maps where the objective and battle line are always shifting. Survive by working together with your four-man squad and utilizing your distinctive skills. There is a wealth of historical detail, including realistic weaponry, authentic uniforms, horrendous gore and maps based on real battlefields.


Both Verdun and Tanneberg are expected to launch on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 in January 2022 for only $24.99 US and $29.99 Canada.. For more information, visit GS2 Games.

About GS2 Games
GS2 Games is a licensed PlayStation® and Nintendo Switch™ publisher and distributor of video games all across the globe. Founded in 2019 by industry veteran Len Ciciretto, the independent company seeks to bring a wide range of games for all ages to market.

About Blackmill Games
Blackmill Games is a Dutch game studio with a passion for history and specialized in Unity3D game development. It was founded in 2013 by Jos Hoebe, a software engineer with a broad set of game design and development skills. The studio puts the user experience first and makes sure that this is the driving force behind every step of the design decision-making process.

About M2H
M2H are veterans when it comes to developing games. In 2009, the brothers Hergaarden founded their studio, specializing in 3D Unity multiplayer games. Top titles include their switcheroo multiplayer party game Marooners – available on Steam, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch- and high-octane racing stunt game Crash Drive 2 and Crash Drive 3.


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