Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development.
In END STATE you manage an international mercenary company hired to track down a network of terrorists in a war-torn country where warring rebel groups, criminal organizations and private security forces fight for power. The game is set up as an open-world experience, that gives you freedom to choose what missions to take, who to hire and how to progress towards your targets.
The game features a strategic satellite map where you manage your organization, hire operatives, buy gear and find missions. Explore the Eastern European themed Brekovia, encounter enemy patrols, engage road blocks and make contact with the different factions operating within the country.
When you enter a mission on the map, the game switches to tactical scenario where you control each of your soldiers in turn based tactical battle. There are many viable tactics to each scenario, ranging from stealthy take-downs, coordinated assaults, strategically positioned snipers to explosive entry using C-4. Choose the best approach for each mission.
Like a well-trained operator, End State has somehow escaped my attention until just before it’s ready to strike. Inspired heavily by squad strategy classic Jagged Alliance 2, it’s a tactical squad combat game with realistic ballistics, a complex stealth system an a morally blurry modern-...