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Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop is a standalone expansion for Valve's Alien Swarm game. Available free of charge, the game thrusts players into an epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics. With your friends, form a squad of four distinct IAF Marine classes. Plan your attack using an unlockable arsenal of weapons with countless loadout configurations against a wide variety of aliens. Blaze your way through various locations eradicating the alien infestation.

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Campaigns[]

Main article: Campaigns

There are several official campaigns available for Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop, including;

Gameplay[]

  • Tactical co-op or PvP action game with a top-down perspective
  • Supports solo play with bots, or up to 8 players with online multiplayer
  • Complete game code and mod tools, and workshop support
  • Unlock persistent items by gaining experience and levelling up
  • "Promotion" system; reset your level to zero to gain special profile badges
  • Over 40 weapons and usable items, including class-specific equipment
  • 4 unique classes and 8 unique characters, with specialties and skills
  • Matchmaking, Steam Cloud, Steam Stats, ingame leaderboards
  • 151 achievements
  • Tile-based map generation tool
  • Powered by Source and Steam

Statistics[]

AS: RD has its own stats-app which shows various statistics, globally and player-specific. It also includes the official Speedrun leaderboards.

Source Code[]

Along with the game came the complete code base for Alien Swarm too. Which features updates to the Source Engine as well as the SDK and workshop support.

System Requirements[]

Minimum[]

  • OS: Windows® XP or above
  • Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: DirectX 9 compatible video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Recommended[]

  • OS: Windows® XP or above
  • Processor: Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: DirectX 9 compatible video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 6 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card