November 9, 2012 – Virtual Programming announces the release of Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour, a new downloadable expansion pack for the hit World War II-era grand strategy game, Hearts of Iron III. It’s now available for download from Deliver2Mac.com for £13.99, €15.99 and $19.99.
Hearts of Iron III delivers an unparalleled turn-based strategy game experience for the Mac, designed by enthusiasts of World War II history. Move forces across land, air and sea as you seek victory in the most devastating war the world has known. The game focuses on on the military, political, economic and diplomatic interactions worldwide from 1936 – 1948. Its astonishing level of detail is balanced by a command system that affords a unique degree of flexibility, so you can control as much or as little as you want.
“Strategy game and war game enthusiasts already know that Hearts of Iron III offers the most detailed recreation of World War II ever seen on the computer screen,” said Mark Hinton, CEO of Virtual Programming. “Now with Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour, we’ve made that experience even better. Players face new challenges, can equip new units and experience new battle scenarios to make this brilliant simulation even more challenging and exciting to play.”
Hearts of Iron III: Their Finest Hour improves many areas of the game. Espionage has been expanded with new covert operations, for example, and a new battle plans mode lets you load historical plans, create your own and share them with allies in real-time multiplayer battles.
New unique elite units for each major nation's army - Ghurkhas, Rangers, Imperial guards etc.
Deeper naval invasions system with the possibility of developing specialized landing and assault crafts to improve effectiveness.
More detailed control over strategic warfare and a generalized lend-lease system for lending your industrial might to allies.
Leaders are now able to gain traits and allocating them is more important than ever with a new combat tactics system.
A new custom game mode for single and multiplayer where you start with a clean slate and can instantly produce units, research technologies and affect political alignment, speeding up the early years for those who would like to jump straight into the action.
Two new detailed battle scenarios, the Finish Winter War and the Spanish Civil War