Indie Game Watchlist: Squad

After years of Call of Duty and Medal of Honor, its relieving to see the emergence of realistic combat simulators that reinforce the importance of camaraderie and teamwork. Squad looks to be an exciting addition to the genre in 2016. Squad is an "online, team-based military experience where high levels of teamwork and communication are crucial to success", comparable to Arma, without the confusing controls and laggy gameplay., it's actually based off of a Battle Field 2 mod called Project Reality.


  • Large scale open maps.
  • Squad roles including commander, pilot, vehicle crewman and logistics.

  • Military vehicles and aircraft.

  • Base building.

  • Advanced health system (see flow chart).

  • Objective based combat.

Squad looks to be an expansive combat simulator touching on everything we love about Battle Field and Arma.