NovaLogic has set a new world record for simultaneous players in an online FPS game with its new First Person Shooter Joint Operations.

On Saturday June 26th, 160 players from around the U.S. connected to the iGames World Record server and played in a single game of Joint Operations.

According to Novalogic, who also make training simulation software for the US Army, Joint Operations is the only FPS to allow players to participate in mammoth 150 player battles with no subscription fee, more than double the player hosting capability of any other FPS.

The game incorporates vast maps of up to 50 km sq to accomodate all the extra players as well as offering a full 24 hour day/night cycle and 29 different land, sea and air vehicles to control.