Tactical FPS Squad has an eyebrow elevating update approaching December 7. Referred to as ‘Crimson Star Rising’, it should add a tenth playable faction to the game within the form of the Individuals’s Liberation Military of China. A press launch says this continues developer Offworld Industries’ “effort to faucet into real-world navy historical past” as Squad evolves over time.

The Individuals’s Liberation Military, as soon as generally known as the Crimson Military, consists of China’s land, sea, and air forces, and is the most important navy pressure on the planet. In Squad phrases, the PLA provides seven new autos, 15 weapons and deployables, and the power to name in a tactical bombing run from the JH-&A Flying Leopard, which is outwardly the PLA’s “signature” plane.

Squad has now bought over three million copies, and it is most likely a good assumption {that a} good chunk of these had been in China. PC Gamer requested Offworld Industries why it has chosen so as to add the PLA.

“We’ve been creating this faction since early 2020. Covid-19, switching to distant work, and different pressing updates slowed down our meant launch on the update, however we’re excited to see it come to Squad gamers this December!

“Even with out nationwide illustration within the game, China is Squad’s second largest participant base and certainly one of our quickest rising demographics. We’re making this faction for gamers world wide, but additionally so practically half 1,000,000 Squad followers can see themselves in-game.

“Including the Individuals’s Liberation Military faction additionally helps to extend the variety of accessible world factions for extra balanced fight choices, with a wholly new set of weapons and autos for our gamers to create extra sturdy fight methods round.”

PC Gamer’s evaluation thought Squad a wonderful tactical FPS, even whether it is “a game that will solely hold your hand to crush it“. This update additionally provides Simplified Chinese language to the game’s supported languages, and arrives December 7.