17 December 2012 - Hampshire, UK/... Released today, Iron Front D-Day is the first content update for Iron Front: Liberation 1944. D-Day adds eight new single-player and six new multiplayer missions to the main game. Expansive landscapes in Normandy are featured, including the famous Omaha Beach where the Allied Forces launched Operation Overlord on June 6, 1944.
Iron Front D-Day introduces the US Army as a new playable faction, providing players with an impressive arsenal of Sherman tanks, P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft, landing craft, Thompson SMG, M1 Garand, Browning machine guns, GMC trucks, Bazookas, and many more additions. On the German side, the troops are further equipped with the Tiger I panzer for the defense of the Atlantic Wall.
It gives a taste of the DLC still to come, and patch 1.05 integrates it into the main game free of charge for all Iron Front players. The new patch for Iron Front is required for the D-Day DLC and is available here: http://ironfront.deepsilver.com/patch. Also, as a gift to players, the Tiger I E tank will be available through this patch in the main Iron Front: Liberation 1944 game.
D-Day is now available as a digital download version exclusively for PCs at a suggested RRP of £7.99.
About “Iron Front – Liberation 1944”
“Iron Front – Liberation 1944” is based on the engine of ARMA II Operation Arrowhead by Bohemia Interactive. The story takes place in southern Poland during the Soviet Offensive in the summer of 1944. The player takes on the role of a Russian or German infantryman, using teamwork, tactical skill and authentic war machines to battle for victory. The German campaign focuses on slowing the advance of the Soviet troops, while the Soviet campaign is all about breaking through the enemy's resistance. However, the player does not have to do all this on foot: Using their computers, tacticians will control tanks, including the famous German battle tank Panzerkampfwagen VI or "Königstiger" and the Russian Stalin tank JS2, or fighter planes such as the Focke Wulf 190 and dive bombers like the Stuka or the Petlyakov PE-2.
Online is where the battle really heats up in "Iron Front – Liberation 1944": Players can complete missions either cooperatively or compete with each other in special multiplayer modes such as "Capture the Flag" or "Attack and Defense". "Iron Front – Liberation 1944" also includes an extensive mission editor, enabling players to intuitively create their own missions and share them with their friends online, thus guaranteeing that there will never be a shortage of new missions.
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