Controversial tactical shooter Six Days in Fallujah, which authentically recreates a gruesome battle from the Iraq War, has a Steam release date of July 22, with a full release scheduled for 2024 on PC and consoles.
Six Days in Fallujah see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s one of those cursed games that we thought would never come out, but after two years of development, publisher Victura has announced that an early access game will be out on June 22nd and Steam.
Early access to Six Days in Fallujah will be available for purchase on June 22, at the price of $39.99.
This development version of the game, which will be released in its full version in 2024 for PC and consoleswill have four cooperative missions for four playerson procedurally generated maps every game “to recreate the uncertainty of combat, along with unlimited replayability.”
What will Six Days in Fallujah be like?
This tactical shooter, for now, can only be played in these 4 maps for 4 playersin which coordination is essential, and with enemies that will have a more advanced AI.
According to the developer Highwirewill differ from other games in that enemies will be able to move anywhere on the battlefield, ambushing players, who will also be able to decide how to approach their objectives (entering the door, climbing the roof…).
The game is currently in a very late Beta version, but it will take a little more than 12 months to come out. More content will be added to Early Access over the months, including AI companions, more cooperative missionsspecial operator missions, more nationalities and the single player campaign.
Why is Six Days in Fallujah controversial?
Six Days in Fallujah It was announced in 2009 for the PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles. Initially, it was going to be published by Konami, but they disregarded it after seeing the controversy that caused the game, which recreates the second 2004 battle of Fallujahone of the bloodiest of the iraq war.
In that battle, the troops of USA They clashed with the insurgents in the streets of the historic city, which was badly damaged, forcing a large part of the civilian population (some 300,000 people) to flee, and causing hundreds of American casualties, more than 1,000 Iraqi insurgent casualties and an estimated 800 civilian casualties.
Many people, including veterans associations, protested the game that trivialized with a battle that was still very recent in memory, turning it into pure entertainment, with no room for political reflection.
The game ended up being canceled and in 2021 it was taken up by a new study, reopening a debate about the relevance of the game, despite the fact that the developer has assured that the game It will tell the story from both points of view.including two campaigns (one with a marine, and one with civilians).
For this they have had the testimony of more than 100 marines and soldiers and more than two dozen Iraqi soldiers and civilians.
If the controversy does not escalate, Six Days in Fallujah will finally come out in early access June 22 on Steamwith full release scheduled for 2024 on PC and consoles.