MechWarrior 4 Free Release Available!

It’s been a long, long haul since the announcement of this possibility last summer. Yet despite what often seemed an endless delay, the DropShip is finally blasting off…Studio MekTek just announced the following:

Studio MekTek INC., in association with Smith and Tinker, INC., Virtual World Entertainment, LLC., Catalyst Game Labs, and Microsoft Games, is happy to announce the release of MechWarrior 4 Free.

Getting started is easy. Just download and install MTX, MekTek’s free content delivery and updating system. Once installed, simply click the Games Available tab, select MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries and click install. The game will download and install, all within MTX, and as updates become available, MTX will help you keep your game up to date.

For more information, F.A.Q.’s, technical support, reference materials, and a list of changes and new features in the current version, head to

Once again, a big thanks to Microsoft Games and all of our partners for making this free release possible, and a special thanks to all of you in the community. Without our community, MekTek wouldn’t be what it is today. Your continued support and financial contributions have made all of this possible.

Catalyst Game Labs is very pleased to have had a small part in helping make this event finally come to pass. Giant kudos to all the amazing and hard work of the MekTek crew in putting in the real hours to make this possible…so grab your joysticks and let the autocannons and PPCs fly!