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An action combat game that combines elements of multiplayer shooters and arcade helicopter simulators. Heliborne is a debut production of JetCat Games. Mechanically, gameplay draws inspirations from MMO games, such as World of Tanks and World of Warplanes. The game features dozens of helicopter models from different countries and decades. They are designed on the basis of their real counterparts and include such elements as appearance, technical parameters, and original painting schemes of their respective military forces. The machines can be gradually developed. Gameplay offers team competition for helicopter pilots. Combat takes place on maps imitating the most important places of contemporary and historical military conflicts, such as Vietnam and Afghanistan. The title mixes tactic and simulation elements and requires both strategic planning of actions and skillful maneuvering of the helicopter using the advanced in-game flight mechanics.

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PC / Windows
Game Heliborne (PC) cover

Heliborne | PC

Heliborne release date for PC:

game language:

12 October 2017 | Worldwide

12 October 2017 | Europe

12 October 2017 | USA

Game mode: multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1 - 20
Expectations: 7.6 / 10 calculated out of 7 players' votes.  

Heliborne published on PC / Windows is a multiplayer military action game that combines elements of popular online shooters and arcade helicopter simulators. The title is a debut project by JetCat Games studio. The production was largely financed by Practica Seed Capital KUB company, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.


Mechanics in Heliborne draw on popular MMO titles, like World of Tanks and World of Warplanes, but here, players get to control helicopters. The game features dozens of helicopter models produced by different countries during a few decades of the last century. Each machine is of course designed on the basis of its real counterpart and faithfully renders such elements as its looks, technical parameters, and original war paints of its military forces.

Gameplay boils down to a team competition for up to 16 players fighting on maps imitating the most important places of recent military conflicts, like Vietnam and Afghanistan. The production combines tactic and simulation elements and requires both strategic planning of actions and skilful manoeuvring of a helicopter, taking into account advanced flight mechanics, various properties of each machine, and different external factors (e.g. terrain, weather). Similarly to other productions of this genre, the game utilises an advanced development system and in progress, players can customise their helicopters’ looks and parameters, and implement upgrades useful in battles.

Game modes

Heliborne lets you play in a few different game modes that, for the most part, serve as adaptations of popular multiplayer modes, like King of the Hills in which you attack and defend key points on the map. As for a typical multiplayer game, Heliborne supports clans and e-sport competition between particular fractions.

Technical aspects

Released on PC / Windows, Heliborne features impressive graphics which balances the quality of 3D machines and environment visuals and smooth gameplay, which is extremely important in multiplayer competition.

Age Rating

age requirements: 18+

System requirements

Recommended: Intel Core 2 Quad 3 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1.5 GB GeForce GTX 660 or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows 7
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460 or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows 7

Heliborne is an online game about helicopters coming to Steam Early Access

News 11 February 2016 11:35

An interesting title is coming to Steam Early Access. Heliborne is a historically accurate multiplayer game that will let us pilot helicopters from 1950s to 2000 and take part in actual conflicts, including the Vietnam War.

Heliborne Hands-on – World of Helicopters

Preview 05 July 2016 13:10

We’ve had tanks, warplanes, and warships, so it’s high time for helicopters. Heliborne is a multiplayer game by JetCatGames allowing you to fight 8v8 battles in helis, with an emphasis on cooperation and capturing territory.