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Silent Hunter Online

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Blue Byte

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'Silent Hunter Online' Goes Open Beta - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT

Silent Hunter Online is a new free-to-play, browser-based multiplayer game inspired by the submarine simulation series.

Players take position on board their submarines, hunt down enemy convoys, manage their personal flotillas and partake in server-wide dynamic campaigns. With a strong focus on multiplayer experience, every mission in the game can be played cooperatively.

Silent Hunter Online is based on a powerful graphics engine. Ocean waves and the vastness of the sea are being displayed in stunning 3D – without the need to install a game client. All in-game ship models are rendered in full detail and thus provide an unforeseen level of visual realism. Dynamic weather effects, authentically simulated waves and changing daytimes ensure gameplay variety during missions and create an immersive atmosphere. Impressive environmental effects like dense walls of fog, strong swell, stormy rain showers or idyllic sunsets on the open sea further enhance the gameplay experience. Thanks to an advanced particle system, battles at sea feature spectacular explosions, fire and smoke effects.


With the start of the Open Beta players around the world can slip into the role of submarine commanders during WWII and fully immerse themselves into the Battle of the Atlantic.

Players can get early access to the game by applying to be part of the open beta.

Game Features:

For the first time in the Silent Hunter series, players will be able to play every mission in real-time and in co-op, by teaming up online to form a Wolfpack and operating as a single unit towards joint goals and server-wide missions.

  • Authentic boat types: The Silent Hunter series has always been a benchmark for historical authenticity in gaming. True to this tradition, Silent Hunter Online includes a great number of historical boat types the player can either command – or destroy.
  • Dynamic Campaign: All players participate in a global, server-wide campaign and work together to turn the tides of war in their favor.
  • Multiplayer experience: Submarines are hunter and prey at the same time. To stand a better chance against enemy fleets, players can team up online and form wolfpacks.
  • Stunning battles: Silent Hunter Online takes full advantage of the latest Flash 11 technology to display real-time 3D combat in your browser.

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