Strategic Mecha Shooter Figureheads Online Open Beta in March
Japan-based Square Enix unveiled the service schedule for its Mecha Shooter Figureheads Online. The open beta for this squad-based strategic shooter will begin in the early March. Although there are still half a month, players could sign up and join in the upcoming Pre-Open Beta on February 25th to work together with teammates in this online battle.
Set in a future where meteorites make the surface of the earth uninhabitable and force mankind to live underground, unmanned robots are developed to work outside the subterranean shelters. In Figureheads Online, there are three types of weight classes for the mecha units. They are light, medium, and heavy classes, and each one comes with two different types of units.
Lightweight classes have Snipers that use sniper rifles and Engineers with a radar weapon. Middleweight classes have the Assault unit that comes with a rocket launcher weapon and the Support unit that has a repair kit. Heavyweight units have the Strikers with cannons and Heavy Assault class that comes with a Gatling Gun.