Free Command & Conquer FPS Renegade X has just received a hefty, marking the final phase of Beta testing before the game is released in full. It packs in a bunch of new content, including several new vehicles, new crate power-ups, and a bunch of other fixes and tweaks.
But it's the new vehicles that everyone wants to hear about, right? They include a number of classic C&C mainstays; the Hover MRLS, Titan, Wolverine, Tick Tank, Recon Bike, and Buggy. Does anyone remember Tick Tanks from? They were total rubbish.
"It's been a few months since our last beta version, and we've been tinkering around, polishing up, and planning for the future, writes the developer. "Totem Arts has been developing this game for about nine years now, and it is almost ready for that One-Point-Oh. We will be announcing its final release date soon."
Totem Arts vows to continue supporting the game past 1.0, and it's already released an SDK so that the community can start coming up with their own maps and other content. You can see some of what's being planned over on the
As for the Beta 5 update, full patch notes are available. If you've yet to give Renegade X a go, I'd recommend you give it a try. It's a massive nostalgia rush for people like me who remember playing way too much C&C as a kid. You can download it for free