Patton Drives East allows players to explore the historically possible what ifs of WWII such as:
What if the Western Allies and the Soviet Union went to war after defeating the Axis?
Could America liberate a Europe subjugated by the Axis?
What if the Western Allies had accepted a surrender from Germany and together they would fight against the USSR?
a new and bigger map, now 172x46 tiles,
a much larger North America stretching from Florida and the Gulf of Mexico all the way to the Rocky Mountains,
enhanced and unpredictable AI via new decision events and global variables,
new unit graphics to reflect equipment that would become available post WWII,