Release date: Out Now Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Developer: 1C Company
Theatre of War 2: Kursk 1943 + Theatre of War 2: Battle for Caen
Theatre of War 2: Kursk 1943
the historically accurate and detailed real-time tactical war game, welcomes military history fans to the battle which gave the Red Army the strategic initiative for the rest of the war. The new project in the award-winning Theatre of War series depicts the initial (defensive) stage of the Kursk battle.
Theatre of War 2: Battle for Caen
is an expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Theatre of War 2: Kursk 1943, an historical real-time tactical wargame. In Battle for Caen, players will control units of the British 11th Armored Division during Operation Epsom and Goodwood which took place from June 26 to July 19, 1944. Get ready for strong opposition though from the forces of the 2nd, 21st and 1st SS and 12th SS Panzer Divisions and witness even more spectacular battles involving dozens of impeccably modeled AFVs and hundreds of soldiers.
Take control over the mighty Soviet or German battle group in one of the battles which changed the history of the world;
Simulation-level visibility, ballistics and armor penetration systems. All vital vehicle systems and crew members are individually modeled;
Two historical campaigns (up to 18 missions total) and an unlimited number of customizable engagements waiting to be created with a few mouse clicks using the built-in Mission Generator;
Sophisticated AI for both enemy and your own units;
Over 60 Soviet, German and lend-leased US and British player-controllable units (not counting various infantry squads);
Unsurpassed management of battle personnel. You can choose, assign, promote and award up to several thousand people with various characteristics. You can even rename units for easier recognition in the heat of battle;
Team multiplayer for up to 8 players (control of key points or assault/defense) with reinforcements, artillery barrages and air strikes;
Tools for creating your own missions and maps (built-in Mission Generator, wizard-like Simple Editor, full-blown Mission Editor and 3D Map Editor).
Brings totally new Theatre of War on the Western Front to owners of ToW2: Kursk 1943.
New historical British campaign “Battle for Caen”.
Over 40 new UK, Wehrmacht and SS units and infantry squads were added to the already expansive unit list of the original Kursk 1943 game. Including: Daimler Littlejohn, Gepard, Crusader III AA, 3 inch mortar, Achilles, Challenger, Cromwell, Churchill, Sherman Firefly, PaK 43, Tiger B with Porsche turret, Pz. III M, Pz. IV H and “A” and “G” Panthers.
Eight new Normandy maps are also playable in multiplayer and with the scenario generator.
Authentic markings on all vehicles.
Numerous additions of UK and German infantry weapons and ammunition, including PIAT, StG 44, Panzerschrek and Panzerfaust 30.
Minimum System Requirements
Operating System: Windows XP or Vista
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon64 X2 (2,4GHz or better)
Memory: 2GB RAM
Video card: nVidia GeForce 6600 or AMD Radeon X1900 with 256MB RAM or better
Sound card: DirectX 9-compatible
Hard disc: 3.5GB free hard disk space
CD ROM: DVD-ROM
Recommended System Requirements
Operating System: 64-bit Windows Vista or Windows 7
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 or AMD Phenom II X550
Memory: 4GB RAM
Video card: nVidia GF 8800 or AMD Radeon HD 4850 with 512MB RAM or better