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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries

Rating Summary

Based on 50 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

56%

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General Information

Available on:PCDec 10, 2019
Xbox Series X/SMay 27, 2021
Xbox OneMay 27, 2021

Developer: Piranha Games

Publisher: Piranha Games

Genres: Action, Vehicle Combat

The year is 3015. Humanity has colonized thousands of systems across a vast region of space splintered by centuries of conflict. The battlefields of the future are dominated by MechWarriors, elite pilots of hulking machines of war known as BattleMechs. It is a lucrative time to be a mercenary. A World of Destruction – Level entire cities and decimate armies of enemy forces while piloting hundreds of unique BattleMech variants. Seek The Truth – Follow a path of interstellar intrigue in a quest for glory and revenge as the leader of a mercenary company reborn in the flames of near destruction. The Merc Life – Manage the intricacies of running an expanding mercenary company, from the maintenance and acquisition of BattleMechs to the hiring of fellow MechWarriors. Fight Together – Fight alongside your friends with four-player PvE co-op support.

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Critic Reviews

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MechWarrior 5 is a showcase of nostalgic, joyful mech combat.

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IGN

8.1 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries checks most of the boxes I would have asked for out of a modern revival of the series.

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Metro GameCentral

Unknown Author
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A highly successful return for the long dormant sci-fi simulation series, and what it lacks in accessibility it makes up for in terms of satisfyingly tactical action.

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MechWarrior 5 is impressive when it’s able to work long enough to live up to its own potential.

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Audience Reviews

Firstly - the good points: The game is solid and very playable with good world physics and the visuals are very good, almost everything can be blown up. As an introduction to the world of MechWarrior or as an update to MW4 Mercs this is great. As a stand alone game its good - go into it with an open mind, and learn how everything works before you decide to hate it, it's
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4 / 10
Attention: This review refers to the vanilla version of the game. With mods it´s much more playable but still far from being very good. This game is a slap in the face for all Mechwarrior Fans. Even the nearly 20 years old MW3 and MW4 are more fun than this piece of ****. Just a few Things which really annoyed me: -Extreme poor enemy spawn System. Enemies just spawn out of

Where to Buy

Epic Games Store
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