Universal Combat: commercial game now free

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3000AD‘ creator’s of Universal Combat game now offers the commercial game for free, following word from the developer in December that such a plan was in the pipeline.

“Once again, our freeware game is released with no advertising, no nag screens, no expiration date, nothing. Just the full (and patched) single player game as was commercially released in Feb 2004, but with fewer music tracks (the game FAQ shows how players can add their own MP3 tracks) and no multiplayer”, 3000AD has explained.

In September 2003, Battlecruiser Generations, the fifth title in the Battlecruiser series, was rebranded as Universal Combat. The title was a new and improved sequel to the original Battlecruiser series with a more action focused theme. It contains several brand new engines, over fifty new features, several improvements and enhancements as well as an all new 3D model database. The game has been released now for free.

The demands of this game are as follows:

Minimum requirements:

  • Windows XP, Vista (with all updates)
  • DirectX 9.0c (April 2006) or greater
  • Pentium IV 2.0 GHz or equivalent AMD processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 128MB graphics card with pixel shader 1.1 & Vertex
      nVidia chipsets: GeForce FX, 6200, 6600
      ATI chipsets: Radeon 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800
  • Sound card compatible with DirectX 9

Recommended Requirements

  • Windows XP, Vista (with all updates)
  • Pentium IV 2.8 GHz or equivalent AMD processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 256MB graphics card with pixel shader 2.0 & Vertex
      nVidia chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or higher
      ATI chipsets: Radeon X800 or higher
  • Joystick

The Universal Combat game can be downloaded from the following servers: