Squad 3.0 Free Update Adds New Map, Playable Faction, and New Gameplay Features

Squad Free Update

Offworld Industries has recently released the Squad Amphibious Assault update that saw the addition of a new playable faction, new map, and game features. The latest free update for the game is the largest update released yet for the rapidly growing community of Squad players.

In the Amphibious update, marine forces join the fight as a new faction, bringing in their legendary expertise with amphibious combined arms tactics and vehicles. Players that use this faction, will get access to seven new vehicles and five new weapons, letting you create a new range of tactics for Squad players to use and defend against.

Watch the new update trailer below:

Moving on to the new map called Black Coast, is set on the windy coastal hills of the Black Sea, highlighting new amphibious gameplay with attackers launching their assault from a massive ocean-bound aircraft carrier to secure beachhead forward operating bases.

There is also a new feature, the amphibious-focused training ground map, with five updated to current Squad maps to use the new gameplay feature. The newly added feature completely changes how Squad players engage with previously unpassable terrain, changing the defensive and offensive strategies of experienced Squad players

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Update Features:

  • New Faction: Marine forces – This brand new faction to Squad focuses on amphibious assault and combined arms tactics.
  • Seven Faction Vehicles: RHIB Watercraft, M1151 Light Jeep, MATV Armored Car, AAVP7-A1 Armored Personnel Carrier, LAV-25A2 Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle, M1A1 Main Battle Tank, UH1Y Transport Helicopter
  • Five New Weapons: Including the M16A4 Full Length Rifle, M4 Carbine Rifle, SMAW Anti Tank, M9 Pistol, and Fragmentation Grenade
  • Amphibious Assault: Previously impassable river and ocean terrain can now be crossed. Vehicles with amphibious capabilities can traverse bodies of deep water expanding players’ tactical and strategic options
  • Canadian Vehicles: the update adds Coyote Recon Vehicle and CH146 Transport Helicopter to the Canadian Armed Forces Faction

Squad Free Update

Amphibious Vehicles: The following vehicles are now amphibious:

  • BRDM2 Armored Car (RUS/MEA/MIL/INS)

New Maps: Black Coast, Pacific Proving Grounds

  • Black Coast is set on the rocky, windswept shores of the Black Sea. Nestled between foothills and fertile farmland, the gameplay of Squad’s newest map will focus on amphibious power. Defenders must repel the invaders and prevent forces from securing a beachhead for further military operations. This map features an aircraft carrier main base focused on highlighting the new amphibious mechanics.
  • New Training Map: Welcome to the Pacific Proving Grounds.
  • Existing Map updates to Narva, Albasrah, Skorpo, Fallujah, and Goose Bay with the new amphibious features enabled.

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