The Introduction section of the guide helps you get started by detailing the game’s options and settings.
The Basic Training section of the guide provides an overview of how to play C&C4, with useful tips sprinkled throughout. A lot has changed since the Tiberian series’ last installment, so don’t fall in for active duty until you’ve completed Basic Training.
The GDI, Nod, and Neutral sections that follow Basic Training give in-depth looks at the game’s two major factions, GDI and Nod, revealing hard statistical data on their many different units and structures. Neutral (non-aligned) units and structures are also covered in their own chapter. Each of these dense chapters provides a host of vital information that’s certain to give you an edge no matter which faction you prefer.
Walkthroughs for the GDI and Nod campaigns follow the faction sections. Here you’ll find labeled maps and step-by-step walkthroughs for every solo mission in the game.C&C4 presents you with plenty of strategic options, of course, and your particular style of command may differ from ours. If that’s the case, feel free to employ your own tactics, treating our
walkthrough as a useful resource should you ever need a helping hand. The campaign walkthrough is written for Normal difficulty. You may notice subtle differences when playing on Easy or Hard, but nothing that will affect the manner in which each mission unfolds.
Multiplayer Command & Conquer has never been bigger or better. With fast-paced battles and giant maps capable of supporting up to 10 Commanders at once, you’ll need all the help you can get to keep up with the stiff online competition. Fortunately, the Multiplayer section of the guide reveals both basic and advanced multiplayer strategies, including tips that come straight from the pros at EA. We also detail every multiplayer map, providing insightful overviews that’ll help you dominate each battlefield and decimate your rivals. If you’re looking for a leg up in the multiplayer arena, look no further.
Flip to the Appendix section of the book to find quick-reference tables that reveal the most crucial unit and structure stats from the GDI and Nod chapters. These tables are perfect ways to quickly see how each faction’s units stack up against each other. All game achievements are also covered here, with tips on how to best complete them.