An online shooter that transports the player into the heat of urban warfare on the streets of London. The game nicely combines tactics, fast-paced shootouts, and a multitude of characters, providing for many different teamplay possibilities.
The game is set on the derelict streets of a near-future London. Two teams of mercenaries show up in the city. The first one is looking to obtain secret information that must be delivered to their employer. The second team is tasked with eliminating the first.
The game combines tactics, fast-paced shootouts, and a multitude of playable characters, which provides for a lot of different teamplay possibilities. Before each match, the player can assemble a squad of up to 3 characters. Players can switch among characters in their squad during the match. The number of mercenaries is constantly increasing; currently there are 15 characters to choose from, each with a unique skill and distinct features. There are five main roles they can assume on the battlefield: Assaulter, Saboteur, Engineer, Medic, and Scout.
The game offers a diverse choice of maps and game modes. Depending on the mode you are playing, the same map can feel quite different. There are currently 3 game modes in Dirty Bomb: Standoff, Combat Operation, and Elimination.