1. Create account
If you haven't registered for AirRivals yet, you can do so at the top of the page. Just enter the username and password that you would like and your e-mail address and accept our terms and conditions. After a few minutes you will receive a confirmation mail containing a link. Then follow the instructions to activate your account.
2. Download and install
Download the game software in the Download Section of our page. After double-clicking the setup file, the installation will start. During this step please select the directory you want to install AirRivals in.
Confirm by clicking on "Continue" and the installation will start.
As soon as the installation is complete, you will only be a few steps away from entering the world of AirRivals. One click on 'complete' and you can start AirRivals via the link on your desktop or in your start menu.
3. Launch AirRivals
After installing the game, you will find the AirRivals logo on your desktop. In addition, an entry for the game will be added to your Windows start menu. Double-click either on the desktop symbol or choose from the options in your start menu to launch AirRivals. A window will then open and AirRivals will automatically be updated to the newest version. This may take a few minutes.
After AirRivals has been refreshed, please enter your account data and choose a server. Keep in mind that you can only use your character on one of the servers. You can also choose whether you want to play AirRivals in full screen or window mode. Then you can start the game by clicking on 'Start Game'.
4. Creating a character
Choose your gear first. In order to do so, click on 'new'. You can create up to three gears per server.
Different gear classes and their descriptions are displayed here. You can choose between four gears with totally different flight characteristics and capabilities.
Select a character. You can choose between different male or female characters. Enter a name for your character next to "ID" and you're ready to go!
Now select your nation: You can choose between the imperialistic Bygeniou faction (BCU) or the Arlington rebel army (ANI). When you have reached level 11, you can decide again and permanently choose a side.
If this is your first time playing AirRivals, we recommend you complete our tutorial. Here you can learn everything you need to know about how to steer your Gear and use its weapons.
5. The item shop
There are a number of premium items in AirRivals that allow for faster levelling and that bring more fun into the game. To get to the item shop, click below right on the corresponding button on the interface.
Now you can see an overview of all the items currently available. Just left-click on an item to see its information. If you have topped up your credits, they will appear the next time that you launch the item shop. Made your decision? Then click on 'buy' in the item's description window. The item will then appear in your inventory from which you can then directly use it.
Before you can buy an item, you will have to top up your credits first. In order to do so, please use the item shop on the AirRivals website. Log in with your account data and select 'Credits' in the account menu. Now you can choose between different methods of payment. Just follow the menu instructions.