Company of Heroes takes on Opposing Fronts

Next chapter of Relic's real-time strategy series features two new playable factions, will ship this fall.

Somewhat lost among all the hype surrounding the action of Gears of War and deep role-playing of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, was the well-reviewed World War II real-time strategy of THQ's Company of Heroes. The PC title was a finalist in several organizations' Game of the Year awards last year, and was chosen as GameSpot's Strategy Game of the Year for 2006.

With all the accolades the game received, it wasn't much of a surprise that the game's developer was already working on another installment of the new franchise. THQ today announced that Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts is currently in the works at Relic Entertainment and is scheduled to be available this fall for PCs.

Opposing Fronts will once again be set against the backdrop of WWII and feature two new playable factions. In two full single-player campaigns, players will control the British 2nd Army's liberation of Caen, France, and the German Panzer Elite's battle against airborne forces.

The game can be utilized with the original Company of Heroes for a total of four playable armies in the multiplayer portion of the game. Relic also promises mission persistence, weather effects, and improved vehicle and soldier artificial intelligence.

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EricScionti
EricScionti

I totally agree with Itsthechef. Italians and Russians would totally be appropriate. Although some people say Italians didn't really have troop depth, and couldn't handle their own load as an army. (with Germany constantly bailing them out) I think this could overcome by simply making it an Italian-German hybrid army. That would be cool. Russians for sure though, 10 man squads with only 5 equipped with rifles, lol.

itsthechef
itsthechef

CoH Opposing Fronts absolutely Rocks!!! As an avid WWII history buff I am totally impressed with the amount of realism and attention to detail when it comes to the weapons, armor, and everything about the different factions. I think they should add the Italians and Russians in the next expansion. The italians and germans fought side by side in Sicily and Northern Italy in late 1944 and Tunisia in late 1943 and early 1944 so scenerios and mulitplayer could be totally historically accurate. The Italians and germans fought on the russian front too, but I think Italy removed their troops from Russian in 1943, but still it would provide good continuity and give the "axis" more depth than just germans. If they added Japan, it wouldn't really fit as even though they were allies, they never actually fought together. Plus the Italians really had unique equipment and troop types. The Russians should also come out as they have a huge order of battle and obviously it would be easy to have a ton of scenerios as they fought the germans through Poland, Romania, etc. How cool would it be to have a huge map 4v4 map of Berlin to fight in!!

feixiang
feixiang

greem_ghost1, Australia did fight the Germans. I don't wanna argue with you, but it's the fact. They were surrounded by Fallschirmjager in the early phase of the ear during German's first and the last major airborne invasion of Greek owned island Crete. They fought well and the Germans in fact see Australians as tough opponent. I may go off track a bit, but Australia is included in the Commonwealth force and therefore fought alongside British. They participated in North Africa too, 9th Division if my memory serves me right. although the numbers were not as big as U.S and Brits, but Australia definitely fought with the Germans.

feixiang
feixiang

I agree with marco245, however I just supplement more to his comments. I think the Russians played a vital role in terms of the Anglo-American D-day landings. The intensity and large number of troops thrown in in Russia is really taking some pressure off the Allies on the West. If it were for Russia, the coast along Normandy and the Cotentin Penisula would have been fought with much difficulties not to mention the casualty rise. So every nations did their part, you can just say one did his work and the others did less. Together we fight as one.

504thAIRBORNE
504thAIRBORNE

sounds like a great game and cant wait for it to come out this fall.

newguygreg
newguygreg

i own Company of Heroes, but i dont play multiplayer mode, is there some way, i can down load new maps for single or skirmish mode

cloudy14
cloudy14

I dont think japs would be good. It would ruin the countryside warfare of france n germany. but there should of been an italaian because another german army, its just gettin borin

KillaSamurai
KillaSamurai

I Don't think that it's going to be an expansion, i heard it was gunna be a standalone game so you dont actualy need the original to play this new one. I Can't wait for this :D Looks Aweusme

Stu_548
Stu_548

I agree with Surfer_Boi. The USSR would rock, especially with the T-34 tanks. Arguebly the best tank of WWII. I wouldn't mind seeing the Italians actually, and the French. Those 2 countrys arsenal are unknown to me, whereas I know all the USA, British, USSR and German weapons/vehicles. Maybe the Japanese could come into it? A bit of Sea/Air warefare? They would have to make a lot of changes for this though, maybe a good idea for the 3rd one.

Surfer_Boi
Surfer_Boi

I hope they make a game eventually showing the role of the USSR. Because although Britain and the USA played a major role in defeating the Germans the Russians always seem to be overlooked.. Not to be negative or anything because I love the first game but im just saying why should their be two German factions, why not make another axis force besides them... like Italy or something even if the Italians surrendered right away...

EldarLord123
EldarLord123

HOORAY!! i'm just trying the demo for the original but it looks wicked! i think more factions will make it better.

lctpp2
lctpp2

im not really surprised that they're comin up with an expansion. these are the same guys who made warhammer: dawn of war and who then fllowed up with winter assault. i havent played these games but i just know what it is from my buddies and i know that when the winter assault expansion was released, the number of factions/races you could play as were a total of 7 or 8 (kinda forgot). thats a lot for an RTS. COH is gonna be here for a long time.

Ghosts
Ghosts

Yep, Its about time, Blowing tanks up,destorying buildings, and killing people online does get boring without new stuff. With this, I will have NEW stuff to blow up for no apparnt reason!

Markner
Markner

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD

Humorguy_basic
Humorguy_basic

Gone are the days of expansions and sequals in RTS games I feel, this will let you use the armies from CoH with the armies from CoH:OF in multiplayer, so if you have both games you will have more options in multiplayer than if you just buy Opposing Forces. The Dawn of War/CoH games I feel, have totally changed RTS gaming. It's why C&C 3 didn't cut it, in my opinion, and why the latest Ancient Wars: Sparta seems like a five year old RTS now that we have seen the DoW's the CoH's and the Supreme Commander's of the last year.....! I think it will also change how the 'Baldur's Gate' style of RPG's will also change. The only thing that worries me is that I would like alongside these RTS games other games that require more thought and brainpower, a little slower and more thoughtfrul, step time or pausable realtime, etc.

Rolando
Rolando

I am really impressed with this game...I know the sequel will be as good as the original game. I have been playing RTS games for almolst 20 years starting with Dune, anybody remember that great game? and let me tell all of you that now the games of are amazingly good! Keep up the good work guys!

MysticaLlamas
MysticaLlamas

They should add the Soviets and maybe the Italians

gah468
gah468

so is it an expansion or a sequel

green_ghost1
green_ghost1

we, i agree with some things, and im not flaming , i just enjoy a good debate til it really starts to get personal, i love history its great to study and read about, but i will say this we did do a lot like we think we did,and everybody seems to concentrate on the islands in order to take island you needed to control the sea as well, we did that very well..the japanese were a determained adverary, i'll say this again cuz maybe you've overlooked it,but i did say that no matter how big or small a role that was played by any country in this conflict, they helped greatly, in our victory, i'm not one of those who says america won the war all on thier own, i just go for the facts historically, and yes the british fought very well in markt garden, so did we, i know you pointed that out we fought there for 72 days. i know that our allies much of them who still are, fought just as hard as we did and it does not matter if the main thing your country did was kokoda. your country fought just as hard, as any american or russian or whatever you were. no i dont agree that we entered late because our attention to the east, our people , amercans did not want war, president roosevelt did want to enter to help the british, we only entered then because of pearl harbor, if that would not have happened then who knows when we would have entered. lol my country does not need to be talking about liberty and blah blah. i love my country, but i can agree with you on that, this country is all kinds of **** up in a lot of ways, makes me angry, our fore fathers of my country probably roll in their graves everyday with new stupid senseless laws and all these anti gun and anti video games and all this, the poverty in our nation. dont get me erong i'll always live here, though i would'nt mind trying england for a while. but i like my freedoms and being able to feel safe and all that. in the end i think its safe to say that perhaps this debate would have left the veterans of WWII ashamed. plus my country can be a bit **** in the head like this VT shooting, its llike everyone got a hard on in the media and there all stuck on it,and will be for probably a yr.. i wish this country was the way it was around the time of WWII. everybody would be supporting our troops and we would be different for more better than worse. like i said i just enjoy good debates, they are fun, because i know my history alot better than most, and as for d-day we did alot more than you may think we took carentan many beachheads, destryed a lot of 88's. and yes the brits and commenweath did those things. but we were tip of the spear from that day onward, of coure there were the british right along our side tho alot of key battles on the front but, we did take a lot of places by our selves, as far as our paratroops go, we did a big part in that too it was our para troops who took carentan. we've held ours in overwhelming odds as well, thats what paratroops do they are meant to be surrounded. the bottom line is my country provided aid and helped dramatically with the alied victory of this conflict as did in WWI. were famous for entering late and cleaning up.

doodeeman
doodeeman

America didn't do as much as they would like to think they did in D-day, yes your paratroopers held off the germans heading to the beaches, and yes yous fought hard on the beaches themselves, but what about to the north? The French/Commenwealth forces captured Caen and british paratroopers landed in key areas to the german's supply lines, not to mention peguis Bridge (yes i kno i've spelt it wrong) they landed in gliders with a small number of men and took a bridge that was defended from both sides, and were able to hold it against overwhelming odds, and still kept in intacted. And later on in the war in the major Stuff up operation of Market garden, British para troopers landed in and around Arnhem and held the town for 3 days against a SS armour Division! I know america did there part too, with Son bridge and NIj. so don't flame me 'cause i didn't include that. Also in the desert, the Commenwealth forces fought very hard against Rommel in key places i.e Trobruk, Gazala, etc etc. America was the like the hammer pounding the Germans against the commenwealth anvil in most of the Desert. Also in the Pacific, the Australia forces, heavily outgunned and outnumbered fought like devils in kokoda, and threw most of the early engagments with the Japanese forces. The reason WE (AUST.) didn't get put into the limelight was because we were heavily depleted after Kokoda and so forth. So america wasn't the "leading nation" during WW2, they were the final nail for the germans, giving the allies the advantage after the commenwealth held back the Axis

Helios_Five
Helios_Five

The Sovjet Union would definitely have won without the help of the US but seeing how ineffective Sovjet tactics were, it would probably have meant a whole lot of more people killed before the war would be over. Also, a lot of the countries that had been occupied by Nazi Germany would probably have fallen under Sovjet reign or at the very least, a larger part of Germany , Italy and other Axis powers. And I think that , even though some of us (me included) might like to bash america, we can all agree that the Sovjet Union was far worse than the US. Only reason we criticize the US so much is becauce the US want's to be seen as a symbol of liberty and justice and it, like any superpower fails to deliver on that promise. We all know it is far worse with liberty, freedom and justice in China and the former Sovjet Union , it's just that in those countries so few would listen and it isn't necessary to mention becauce we all know it is bad in those countries.

marco245
marco245

All countrys played their part. If USA didnt join, the war is lost, if Britain didnt join, the war is lost, and so on... The Americans joined late because they had there attention on the Pacific, and they didn't see fit to get involved, as mentioned, the public didn't support it for many reasons (the fact that Russia was invloved may have sparked an uneasy decision). But when they did join, they mae the D-Day landings possible, they stopped the final German spearhead attack in the forests of Ardennes, near Bastogne. Then again, the British helped in espionage, and earlier attacks that were not as famed as later ones. You can't just say out of opinion or size of army or weapons "who's the best superpower" every nation played their part in the war, each part bore a hole, no matter how small, in the 3rd Reich...

green_ghost1
green_ghost1

as i said, briton needed our help as did other countries you call us stupid yanks yet pepole who've we have liberated are grateful for that,you call roosevelt dumb, why cuz we entered later, news flash he wanted to go sooner, but the people did not support it. and i do recall saying that everyone no matter how small a role they played helped greatly.yeah it was mostly a U.S. victory in the pacific, and no we would not have gotten raped with out the rest of the allies either, oh and to let you know we the americans passed a lend lease act in march 1941 to help the british in their effort, not wanting to add our own troops however we did have some U.S. marines in iceland in july of '41. i dont know why everyone thiks were stupid. we are not. yes i have kokoda began in may of '42, kokoda was a small part in the pacific war, and what about guadualcanel or iwo jima, just some of the many we took and yes, im not saying we did it entirely on our own, we just did most of it.....and auctually we fought the japenese on land first. we just had to surrender. kokoda was in new guinea.we helped take new guinea,macarthur helped with it some he was beaten, we did'nt have proper troop strength or supplies at the time, but none the lease he went back out there before austraila did unersupplied and not many troops for two reasons, 1 was he wanted to get back to his own holding oit out in guadalcanel and 2 he did not want to wait for japan to attack austrialia. as for briton again, our navy escorted them for protection aganist german attacks....oh and everyone says how bad and lousy we are at war, well how about this look at the american revoloution, you wanna talk about out gunned and all that look at that conflict. I will say this again everyone helped no matter how small or big they all did a fine job. however the pacific was conquered by the U.S. mostly and who ended the war in the pacific, oh yeah that was us. and it was more than our own interests it was to stop communism you guys seem to know about history im sure that you would know of the domino effect then. roosevelt was a damn good president. the main point here is this america did a large part and without us victory would have been near impossible, if we would have entered earlier it could have ended sooner,and as for us in wars after, we did well, however if its one thing dont like about my country, the reason why we dont win so well now is our politics...in vietnam our troops at times could not fire their rifles back at an enemy who was firing on us because of political **** and yeah we take crdit for what we did do, but you know we can sit here and argue about it, what we will never know is what all the man who were there really went tho,we will never know those feeling and the brother hood they all had fighting over there. iknow my grandfather probably would frowned on this, he served in WWII in europe, then korea then nam. i wanted to get the history right, but we will never truely know....and im not saying i dont give credit to other countries because i do, for the fighting austraila did they did good.

Thormoney
Thormoney

kids are jealous their not from the most powerful country in the world

benny32
benny32

Game looks class all u history buffs are little bit oversexcited i agree with drownbob, while US takes credit and they did a lot they wud have got raped without the rest of the allied force, the US only entered the war to protect their own interests which just means that the president at the time was a **** and their were some damn fine US troops who joined British and other armed forces before their country deigned to enter the war.

drownbob
drownbob

@ Green_ghost. " and the war in the pacific was fought mostly by U.S. forces with some small help from Australia " Um mate.. ever heard of Kokoda...?Us Aussies were the first nation to beat Japan on the land.. sure you held the bloody ocean in check.. but it was Australian soldiers outgunned and outmanned that had the first victory against the Japanese Land Forces... Though Macarthur. Everytime Australia or another country won he named it an allied victory.. but when US forces won with help of allies it was always an American Victory.. Arrogance at its best. You yanks thing you won the war by yourselves.. well it was an 'allied' effort.. and about saving Britains arse.. Um they went through Battle of Britain without your help.. and they were safe after shredding the Luftwaffe. I remember some german officer ask.. "What do we need to beat Britain?" and the reply was spitfires.. :D I won't bother to mention the wars after ww2 as its to do with WW2 game.. Anyway back to the game review Im wondering if its all going to be new weapons and upgrades.. I saw the Stuart... thinking is the Crusader and Cromwell Tanks going to be introduced as well as the Sherman Firefly? I saw the brit para's with Sten's..thats all good.. maybe have commando units and have a Silence Sten upgrade.. also have spitfire support.. and even have dogfights.... And bring in the the Crocodile Flame tank.. not the one that's in the game the proper version that i believe was mounted on a Churchill. Resident Aussie Signing Off till next time. :D

green_ghost1
green_ghost1

@ g machine, i do watch the history channel and i read alot of books and i study military history, my country, the U.S. did a lot who was it that saved the brits from near destruction.....who liberated all those countrys we did, of course we had help from britin and france, mostly, you make it sound like russia did everything, not true by far. The germans invaded russia on june 22nd 1941, with just over 3 million troops, the first engagement we had was at pearl harbor december 7, 1941.as for our first engagement with the germans, i i have my history correst was novmeber 8, 1942 in africa against rommel, helping the brits, stalin asked for our help to relieve some pressure on his front, oh yeah not to metion we liderated islands in the pacific along with china in the pacific, we fought hard there, and the war in the pacific was fought mosly by U.S. forces with some small help fom austraila and canada. America beat the germans back, everyone did their part in this war no matter how small or big everyone who was invovled did something. you obviously you don't really watch too mush history channel or read that many books on military history........to the people who cry canada, yes they were in the war, they played a small role on the frontlines, yes they were in the invasion of italy, 1 division of them were. 3 divisions of americans and 3 divisions of britons. so to say that america did next to nothing is not true by anymeans we were the tip of the sword leading this victory. yeah,so we did enter the fray later on and had not fought quite as long as others, but those countrys we liberated, like holland for example, were very grateful tha we put our lives on the line and some of us gave our lives for their and others freedom. we pushed them back all the way to their homeland, however we did alive the russians by defeating the italians and hungarians, which forced german to retreat form stalingrad,and also because of thr russians advancment. dont let this guy fool you we did do a whole hell of a lot in that conflict, and to witty99, i can agree with that hitler was not a military gueiness,he should have lisented to rommel his biggest mistakes were, attacking russia making it a two front war,instead of keeping peace with stalin like he should have,and not putting his armor concentration where on normandy, he thoght we would go more nrth as,we intentionly lrt the germans decipcher we would do so, but rommel knew better and hitler did not listen to him, rommel died in july of 1944 after being accused on the attempt of hitlers life, he choose pioson than to stand trial.

Maltose
Maltose

@ messymike: Just so you know, the term "Jap" is considered derogatory.

Witty99
Witty99

G_Machine - pretty much true except that the US decided to enter the war just in time to save the Brits and they wouldn't have been able to hang on except for the advent of radar. Hitler just spread himself too thin then tried to take Russia in winter. He was militarily an idiot in charge of the greatest army in the world. He didn't understand that it was a war about numbers not quality of arms. However, he was ten times smarter than George Bush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Witty99
Witty99

I was hoping for at least the North Africa/Italy campaigns but the Easter Front would have been great as well. The war in the Pacific, well that would just be too much to hope for. Can you imagine having Commandos being dropped by sub to some island or the battle for Iwo Jima with all the gun emplacement and flamethrower troops. We can only hope!

G_Machine
G_Machine

lol Oh yeah the game looks good.

G_Machine
G_Machine

The only country that ever had anything on Germany was Russia, all other countries did next to nothing apart from providing a distraction from the eastern front, including the US. Get your history from books and from the history channel dudes, Company of Heroes is not realistic or very true to life so don't play it and think you know about WW2. (This comment is inteded to spark off remarks from american idiots cos u guys make me laugh).

messymike
messymike

oh and just FYI there isnt a mysterious 4th faction, its basically americans, british, the old germans and probably just a new german army, which would be sad but could end up using alot of the left over german military weapons that werent used. and when it says improved vehicle and soldier artificial intelligence. its just talking about units being smarter, not the just the AI opponents

messymike
messymike

not what i really was hoping for, but ok sure, they should have thrown in russians and japs, but i'll still play it anyway. someone get a muzzle for zalbal! his wall of text isnt just mispelled, half of its wrong!

ZalBal
ZalBal

To Killer_Canuck first off yeah teh canadians took juno beach but they took it on a whim, there was no one there except a few nazis, and on gold and sword the birtish took those and once again there was little resitence on those. We, the US took the most heavly defended beaches (Omaha [mostly defended] and Utah) aswell our Rangers took Point De Hawk and before you say "Yeah but the guns weren't even there.' Well yeah they were moved but the Rangers went inland and found and destroyed them damn guns! Also paratroopers and the Brit commando paratroopers. Now for waht people said further down, in the Pacific yeah navy was a big part but the Marines played a huge part as well, boats can take islands! Marines took them damn island and pushed them japs back! They took Geutalcanal, Sipan, Guam, the Phillipians, Okanowa and the island in which they lost the most casulties Iwo Jima! The Pacific Theater is made up of land and navy! As well (although i ain't 100% sure you consider this with the pacific theater,but stilll) you have the fighting done in South-East Aisa, in areas of Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos. Yeah the japs had crappy tanks but so, tanks wen't really used in the Pacific becasue of transportation and terain, most Pacific island are jungles and Tanks can't realy go through thoses easliy but tanks were uesed but not in large quanitese, teh Pacific was won by Ground troops and the combination of air and sea! Nw as for the easterfront, fighting in Stalingrad and Leningrad would be sweet! Charging you Russian conscrips into a MG nest and then doing it again! As well there were moe battles then those in the East. Now for the Expanion Pack itself, i hope this one conti. the game up to the fall of Berlin (of course if the Russians aren't added then the Berlin fall won't be in the game) but i hope theres Bastogne/Battle of the Buldge. I hope though they conti the fight in Europe. Now another thing, yall know how you pick a doctorine (US-Infantry, Armour and Airborne) well they should add the Luffwaffe to the nazis and a bomber one to the US, cause the Luffwaffe is one extremely famouse airforce and is half the reason why the nazis were succeful at first and why they held out and the bombers of t he allies are famous for just blowing the hell out of the nazis, They could do it where (Luffwaffe) has a Mechimet (i know its speeled wrong but i can't spell that) fly aruond the map and it can shoot down the B-17s but is not alwasy succesful. (And the US bomber one does NOT get a scout fly by). Now one more thing, Sain_Skywalker said, the game DOES follow WW2 extremly accurate! (Exceptf or the fact that some times German shells bounce of shermans and us tanks, which in reality never happen) but this game is the first game i've seen that has sherman and us tanks shells bounce of german tanks (which was what happen in real life) the game is gretaly made and i hope the expansion pack doens't ruin it like most expansion packs ruin games. PS: Sorry for any miss spellings, I ain't good at spellin, specialy german names. Also sorry its long what i wrote.

Killer_Canuck
Killer_Canuck

To all the people who think Canada didn't do much to deserve to be in the war... They were the forces that took Juno beach, and the also helped take Sword and Gold along with the British. We can't forget Italy, where the Canadians did a large part of the fighting. I know they maybe wouldn't be that exciting to play in an expansion, but the reason they aren't in the game isn't for lack of fighting, that's for sure.

Jermdog911
Jermdog911

I love company of heroes can not wait for this.

cteclaw
cteclaw

God Darnet no RUSSIANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

blackknight1234
blackknight1234

"and improved vehicle and soldier artificial intelligence." - Yikes, the original a.i. is hard enough

sain_skywalker
sain_skywalker

Adding to making them their own, One thing I did not like about this game is how it was not true to WWII, as the Wermacht centered troops around the MG, in this game I believe they did not do that, something they did in A&A. I can't expect them to be accurate to the last detail, but stuff like that bothers me, Like how the Maschinenpistole 40 was seemed to be a weapon of upgrade, though it was used during the first intial invasion of Poland, in large numbers. There was some more things, but I haven't played in a while so I can't remember lol

sain_skywalker
sain_skywalker

Speaking out of your arse is great! The Pacific wasn't just naval battles, some heroic land battle were fought, and it would be pretty cool to recreate them. That is what I liked about Axis and Allies, it had all of the major factions, and it was very good inmaking each factions it's own. If they recreated that game with Engine used in CoH, it would be insane Stalingrad, imo is not that fun anymore, as it's been used so many times, it lost it's appeal, and every game all of the missions end up being the same, if not the same, they have the same feel.

wolftiger236
wolftiger236

By the sound of "opposing fronts", it sounds like the eastern front but unfortunetely, I got a big disappointment. If it was Russia, it woulda been fun to play in Stalingrad or Leningrad I think Pacific battles wouldn't be that exciting, most were naval battles and the Japanese had sucky tanks and had less firepower so it be kind of hard to balance. Also most games I played that were based in Pacific weren't very fun either. Also Canadians played a big part but they were usually considered as part of the "British" forces. Accidently deleted last post.

wolftiger236
wolftiger236

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Swiderski
Swiderski

They should definately involve themselves in a western front expansion. Imagine the russian infantry squads with 11 men - 5 with guns, 5 with ammo and a flag carrier. Now THAT would be awesome. PS. I don't give a stuff if its historically correct, it is just cool

captainslick911
captainslick911

Thank God they heard the cry! This adds so much fuel to the fire and will bring this game back to the top!

-kamehouse-
-kamehouse-

yeah green ghost.and don't forget the Katyusha,KV1 and IS2.I would imagine infantry being 10 men instead of 6.Hmm just imagine Cherkassy,Demyansk,Karkhov and of course Stalingrad. As i said maybe next time.

VicEd
VicEd

That's great news! I was waiting for this for over 3 month!! lol, anyways it could be better if it was Rusia and Japon the two new factions, but maybe they are saving those for the 3rd expansion, Great news indeed!!

green_ghost1
green_ghost1

yeah, it would have been cool cuz the russians had the largest sniper force at the time in the world, sporting one of the most accurate rifles in the world the mosen-nagant, there were woman snipers too. plus those t34 tanks panzer killers til '43 when the tiger came., not to mention the way the eastern front was fought. I know why most all WWII games are about the western european front, it was the most interesting and those are the battle that were most famous ya know the whole nazi is the devil thing..japan or italy did'nt really get that light if you wanna call it that.