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3rd April 2013

MechWarrior Online Introduces The Highlander HGN-HM

Piranha GamesPiranha Games has announced that MechWarrior Online has gotten some ‘heavy metal’ today as the long-awaited fan-favorite, the Highlander Mech, is now available in the Mech Lab. Additionally, two exciting new game features have also gone live with this latest update – the ‘Air Strike’ and ‘Artillery Strike’ features.

The Air Strike feature allows a pilot to call in a fighter air strike on a targeted zone on the field of battle, dropping up to six bombs after a five second flight time delay. Each bomb rips 10 points of damage, striking a devastating blow on your enemy from above. The Artillery Strike option calls in a barrage of long-range artillery, with up to six shells shattering your foe with 10 points of damage.

New Thermal and Night Vision modes have been updated for players, and the new and extremely popular Testing Grounds have had some performance enhancements with the latest patch.

Highlander HGN-HMHighlander Mech

  • Tonnage: 90
  • Engine: 275 XL Top Speed: 49.5 kph
  • Max Engine Rating: 330

Torso Movement:

  • 90 degrees to each side
  • 20 degrees up and down

Arm Movement:

  • 20 degrees to each side
  • 30 degrees up and down


  • 544 (Standard)

Weapons & Equipment:

  • Left Arm: 3 Medium Lasers
  • Left Torso: LRM 20, SRM 6
  • Right Arm: Gauss Rifle

Internal Structure:

  • Standard


  • Left Arm: 3 Energy
  • Left Torso: 2 Missile, 1 AMS
  • Right Arm: 2 Ballistic

Heat Sinks:

  • 13 Double

Jump Jets:

  • 5 (5 Max)

ECM Capable:

  • No

Module Slots:

  • 2

30% C-Bill Bonus

Plays a music clip from its head-mounted external speakers after an enemy kill

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 11:10 am and is filed under National News, New Releases, RTS, Teen. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    4:11 am on April 3rd, 2013

    .@PiranhaGames & @MechWarriorF2P Introduce Highlander Mech http://t.co/FPc4fE9kOr

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