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8-Bit Armies

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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.
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About 8-Bit Armies

About this game

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 features offline single-player missions, two-player cooperative missions, AI skirmish mode, and Player-vs-Player Multiplayer modes running on dedicated game servers.

Initial release includes:

  • 25 offline campaign missions
  • 12 co-op missions to play with your friends
  • 10 multiplayer/skirmish maps that support up to 8 players online
  • AI with multiple difficulty options to play with cooperatively or fight against
  • 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


8-Bit Armies is for anyone that enjoys RTS games, or felt overwhelmed by more serious games. With hours of solo and co-op gameplay included, there's something here for everyone!

Game Details

Release Date:
April 22, 2016
Developer:
Petroglyph
Publisher:
Petroglyph
Supported Languages:
English
Franchise:
8Bit
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Genres:
Strategy
Simulation

RTS

Action
Themes:
Pixel Graphics
Voxel
Play Styles:
Multiplayer
Singleplayer
Features:
Steam Achievements
Steam Trading Cards

Steam Workshop

Steam Cloud

Includes level editor

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows Vista SP2
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTS 250 or ATI Radeon HD 3870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz+ Quad Core Processor
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 550 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

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Relax & enjoy! 58.33%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

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Completionist! 7.69%  of players have Conquered It

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 2 editions. They are Standard Edition and Complete Edition
Available DLCs for 8-Bit Armies include Guardians Campaign DLC and Soundtrack DLC
Somewhere in the middle. 8% of GameFAQs users said 8-Bit Armies is Simple or Easy. 58% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 33% of GameFAQs users said 8-Bit Armies is Tough or Unforgiving.
Yes, 8-Bit Armies is not fully Steam Deck Verified but the publisher says it is "Playable" on Steam Deck.
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows Vista SP2
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTS 250 or ATI Radeon HD 3870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz+ Quad Core Processor
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 550 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
8-Bit Armies was released on April 22, 2016
8-Bit Armies is published by Petroglyph
8-Bit Armies was developed by Petroglyph
Fanatical users tagged 8-Bit Armies as Strategy, Simulation, RTS, and Action
Yes, Fanatical users tagged 8-Bit Armies as Strategy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged 8-Bit Armies as Simulation
Yes, Fanatical users tagged 8-Bit Armies as RTS

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