Calling all MechWarrior fans! MechWarrior Online is heading into the first closed beta this week and Piranha Games and Infinite Game Publishing have revealed how fans can obtain guaranteed early access this summer with Operation Inception: an exclusive MechWarrior Online Founder’s Program that goes on sale June 19th.

Operation Inception will offer die-hard fans of this great franchise valuable benefits including: in-game currency, a custom BattleMech (“ELITE” level only), up to a two-month free premium account, a permanent “Founder’s Tag” and more. Operation Inception gives fans a limited one-time chance to secure exclusive MechWarrior Online game content via two ranks: $60 ELITE Founder’s Package or $30 VETERAN Founder’s Package.

Fans can register now for a chance to gain access at

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  2. Lordhate on September 17, 2012

    I totally agree with what was said by montiblanc and I am a Mechwarrior fan who played the Tabletop, RPG and all the computer games… waiting so long for this crap?!. This game is a step backwards in gameplay, even MW4 was one thousand times better.

  3. montiblanc on September 13, 2012

    terrible game only for hardcore mechwarrior fans who play in premade groups with teamspeak. go try it for 3 days and you will understand just how bad this game is its complete garbage and is no place for casual players, join game & under 5 minutes your whole team is dead all day everyday, no balance nothing, piss poor boring gameplay, pathetic excuse for mechs that aircraft and armored vehicles with the same tech would whoop these trash junk heaps. If you are really into trying to find a mech game just wait for hawken and exteel 2 which is under development atm. But all in all STAY AWAY FROM THIS RUBBISH GAME

  4. Mneumonic on September 6, 2012

    Awesome. I’m really looking forward to this. It looks like a mmo, moded, and cleaned version of my first mw experience back in the SNES days. I buying time and not victory, thankfully these devs understand that some of us don’t mind building up. This game is going to be great for fans of the franchise.

  5. Name (Required) on August 16, 2012

    I hope this game has destructible enviroment >:)

  6. Homieto on July 25, 2012

    Why would you waste your time commenting, saying the game is bad? Can’t you just go to the next game, or say something good about it ? Or is it like always “haters gonna hate” ?

  7. Thor04 on June 17, 2012

    Guys this game is going to be awesome thrust me and its not going to be pay 2 win or anything like
    that this founder packs give early access to beta,skins and C-bills/xp boost so only thing that you are going to be able to buy with real money are mechs,skins,c-bill/xp boosts so its just buying time
    not power devs clearly said they don’t want pay2win game.

    Now this game looks slow when you watch trailer and it actually is but in your mind everything is going fast mind is too focused on controlling mech looking for enemies and aiming that everything
    is going fast in mind. I really thing this game is for everyone (who doesn’t like to drive machine of destruction ?) so its not that hard to get into it but if someone doesn’t like tactical aspect of gaming then this is definitely not for him/her XD, so this is year of mech games and we have hawken coming too so want something fast with twitch shooting then thats game for you and i understand that but for love of god please don’t say its bad maybe you don’t like that kind of games but its not bad.Deves of mwo are best they are constantly in contact with community
    and they are awesome group of people that are fans of Battletech/Mechwarrior games.

  8. DougJunior on May 27, 2012

    All fans from BattleMec, BattleTech, MechCommander and the rest of tons of old games wait for that game.
    And i love this Trailer he is real grate and where Play only hack and slash or egoshooter he dont know what a real game is.

  9. Steele on May 24, 2012

    Wasting your breath Vieric, people have no appreciation for high quality labours of love like this, all they want is the next cookie cutter COD clone so they can mash buttons and swear at ten year olds.

  10. Vieric on May 24, 2012

    worth noting those are indeed larger slower mechs, there are others as well some specialize in speed, some are more balanced and others (like the ones in the video here)
    are slow as all get out, but pack a huge punch to make up for it.

    In addition, damage is done to “sections” of the mech as opposed to drawing off of one basic HP pool, that said, with enough damage to a particular section it will be either crippled or destroyed which can result in massively decreased mobility if its the legs, or a loss of firepower as weapons systems will be blown off.

    To remedy this mechs can be customized in various fashions, weapon loadout and placement are relatively customizable as is armor, and even speed.

    I can go on and on about this, but my post is getting quite long. my point is, there is far more to the game than what you see here, it is well worth your while to learn of its nuances before passing judgement, as there are a lot of them.

  11. draken on May 24, 2012

    ahhh they’re slowely we need more action.

  12. Rufinus on May 23, 2012

    foolish game. you make me look bad. why the fck they move so slow? target practice?

    • 70calories on May 24, 2012

      why do they move so slow? lets see you engineer a a system that moves 50 tons of metal at super sonic speeds…. don’t be stupied

  13. monger on May 23, 2012

    everyone has their own sense of entertainment, just because it doesn’t match your taste doesn’t mean it’s bad, hell, someone is still playing pirates online and flyff online certainly not because these are … good … games

    • Lanzarote on May 24, 2012

      Totally agree. People that just hate for hating… xD

  14. AkromValeth on May 23, 2012

    bad game is bad…

  15. s1volu on May 23, 2012

    Looks soo boring. What was they thinking.

  16. Vali on May 23, 2012

    Well those two founder programs will help fund the game and get it to us sooner. You cant actually buy those till June.

    • monger on May 23, 2012

      in other words: pay to get to the beta

  17. Mathias Nikolajsen on May 23, 2012

    Well that’s a system that’s designed to fail.

  18. monger on May 23, 2012

    scribbling money right off the beta, because that’s how the F2P market works

    • Perukas on May 23, 2012

      Its play for free, but pay to have fun ?