Get Early Access to The Great War on Steam starting April 4th!

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 at 09:00 AM by Chris

For those who want to be part of the development process, now's your chance!
Get Making History: The Great War starting April 4th as part of Steam's Early Access program!

VISIT THE STEAM PAGE

40 Comments
Gen.Pershing MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Yeah, it's official...I love you guys...

But seriously, I cannot wait until I can get my hands on this game!

Delgado33 MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Gen.Pershing said

Yeah, it's official...I love you guys...

But seriously, I cannot wait until I can get my hands on this game!

I'm there with you lol. I knew I couldn't be going crazy when I saw the release date lol.

Alexio MHII
6 months ago

Yeah me to :)

williamz MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

This is awesome! I am looking forward to it!

Whitman MHII
6 months ago

I just got a massive erection. And April 4 is a Friday, there goes the weekend. yesssssssss!

djmatrix MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

I have been waiting for this for so long! I know where my day off is going too!

ariete MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Any other option than steam?

Slovenian MHII
6 months ago

I saw map of Europe and I found one mistake. Territory of Budjak was part of Russian Empire and not of Romanian Kingdom.

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

ariete said

Any other option than steam?

There will be other options - we are working out the timing of those and will let you know soon.

bberry222
6 months ago

Slovenian said

I saw map of Europe and I found one mistake. Territory of Budjak was part of Russian Empire and not of Romanian Kingdom.

Yepp, and the hungarian map isn't correct. The border of Hungary-Austria is the status after the peace, and at 1912 they didn't know anything about the region split which dictated at Trianon. And I think Transylvanian regions have to split otherwise (North-Transylvania and South Transylvania), because after Trianon, Horthy (the hungarian chief of state) get North-Transylvania from the Viennese pacts. So I suggest to change a bit the Austro-Hungarian map, because of the realistic! I try to make a picture about: http://imageshack.com/a/img837/945/sg1c.jpg

Cheers!

ariete MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

dave said

ariete said

Any other option than steam?

There will be other options - we are working out the timing of those and will let you know soon.

Apreciated

TehBoss MHII, MH GOLD, MH
6 months ago

I've noticed a recurring theme in the screenshots where Sandžak region between Serbia and Montenegro is controlled by Serbia, when it should be controlled by the Ottoman Empire.

Map of what I mean

Tog34 MHII
6 months ago

I am so getting the beta day one!

ariete MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

What is the cost and when do you plan to have alternatives to steam?

westnile3 MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Steam is the best distribution method i believe, Valve really helps small dev teams out and has a much larger audience to possibly see and try out MHGW. On the other hand alternatives wouldn't hurt i suppose

westnile3 MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

ill be buying off steam day one you can bet your butt on that

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

ariete said

What is the cost and when do you plan to have alternatives to steam?

Still working out the details - will let you know shortly.

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

westnile3 said

Steam is the best distribution method i believe, Valve really helps small dev teams out and has a much larger audience to possibly see and try out MHGW. On the other hand alternatives wouldn't hurt i suppose

Agree - Steam and Valve do a lot to help indie developers. That said we know that not all of our players want to buy through Steam so we will be working on other options.

westnile3 MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

dave said

westnile3 said

Steam is the best distribution method i believe, Valve really helps small dev teams out and has a much larger audience to possibly see and try out MHGW. On the other hand alternatives wouldn't hurt i suppose

Agree - Steam and Valve do a lot to help indie developers. That said we know that not all of our players want to buy through Steam so we will be working on other options.

Thanks dave! always a pleasure.

kosmonaftx MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Allright expect me to buy it the day it comes out!

Dreadnought MHII
6 months ago

I remember that there have been some problems with the multiplayer server operating with the steam purchased game. This concerns me since I definitely plan to play multiplayer with this. If there isn't likely to be any problem, I will buy the game on April 4th without the slightest hesitation.

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

When you buy on Steam you get a code that works here on making-history.com as well so you should be covered. We are also looking at supporting MP on Steam.

ogrepete MHII
6 months ago

At this point, I consider Steam to be a bug, not a feature. I've not had good success playing games through Steam, unfortunately. My main beef with Steam has been Civ 5. :(

Admittedly, I've only tried 3 or 4 games on Steam, so I don't have a large wealth of experience with them.

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

We do plan to offer the early version of the game here, probably shortly after PAX East.

ariete MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

For non english natives... what is PAX east? :-O

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Big game show here in Boston on April 11-13.

ariete MHII, MH GOLD
6 months ago

Thanks Dave, will keep looking here.

Odanan MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

Oh, almost there!

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

Yes - crazy testing and balancing going on here. Racing for the finish line!

Whitman MHII
5 months ago

Downloaded flawlessly 2 minutes ago!! I will check it out tonight. Thanks for the hard work guys.

Odanan MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

Downloading! :D

Odanan MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

ogrepete said

At this point, I consider Steam to be a bug, not a feature. I've not had good success playing games through Steam, unfortunately. My main beef with Steam has been Civ 5. :(

Admittedly, I've only tried 3 or 4 games on Steam, so I don't have a large wealth of experience with them.

I have more than 300 games on Steam and I love the platform. Never had a problem. And the Steam Workshop is great (I hope MH:TGW will have eventually support for that)

Zoki MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

I've just tried to play it and cant get past nation selection page :(

Zoki MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

Never mind I've re downloaded and it works now!

dtodd3 MHII
5 months ago

Ok, now we have joined the early players, where is the encycolpedia , early rules, charts or tables on values...

Something to let us play around with some knowledge vs hunt & peck in the dark

Armenianboy97
5 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwPeNetgJU8

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

dtodd3 said

Ok, now we have joined the early players, where is the encycolpedia , early rules, charts or tables on values...

Something to let us play around with some knowledge vs hunt & peck in the dark

Working on some documentation - will be out this week.

deheugden MHII
5 months ago

No trial option available? Dont like steam so am waiting for a physical copy. 2nd, dont want to buy the game twice. through steam and physical.

dave   Site Admin MHII, MH GOLD
5 months ago

There will be a demo once we get to full release in July. We also plan to start offering the pre-release from our site soon.

deheugden MHII
5 months ago

Ok, thanks admin Dave. Lets say, i purchase the game through steam and i would like a hard copy to.Do i have to purchase and pay the game twice ?

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