The Command & Conquer video games outlined the RTS style once they first dropped again in 1995. There’s excellent news for veteran PC players, the Command & Conquer Remastered Collection is making its option to Steam and Origin this June fifth.
For these of you anxious a few repeat of Warcraft 3 Reforged, it appears like developer Petroglyph Games have labored very carefully with the neighborhood on this one to ensure everybody’s pleased with the overhauls of the unique classics.
The 25-year outdated video games can have all new graphics, with 4K help and even the unique soundtrack is being remastered by the unique composer, Frank Klepacki. The gameplay has for essentially the most half remained untouched, however they’ve made a couple of additions and QoL modifications such a distinct UI, simpler controls and the addition of a map-editor.
Many of the foremost selections to alter core options of the sport had been performed after taking inputs from the neighborhood. One such characteristic was the altering of the sport’s sidebar UI. Lead Producer Jim Vessella talks about how they had been anxious about altering the sport’s sidebar an excessive amount of, to the purpose the place it might hamper the “nostalgia factor” of the sport, however neighborhood suggestions allowed them to go forward with the modifications.
The varied phases of the remaster’s growth have been introduced to a “community council”, who would give suggestions on the phases of growth and the brand new options applied. They would solely transfer ahead when the vast majority of the council and dev crew had been onboard with the modifications.
The Command & Conquer Remastered Collection will include the unique sport and Red Alert, the Covert Ops, Counterstrike, and Aftermatch expansions and extra bonus content material. There’s no information but on mod help, nonetheless, Vesella has stated that it is one of the required options.