FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MOSCOW, Russia - April 26, 2011 - Leading Eastern and Central European publisher, 1C Company, announced today the release of the Men of War: Assault Squad multiplayer DLC and official patch. MP Supply Pack Alpha is the first official DLC for Men of War: Assault Squad and features 5 new competitive multiplayer maps for various numbers of players. Men of War's newest DLC can be purchased immediately from 1C's online shop and Steam.
The second official patch (version 1.85.3) adds new vehicles such as the M4A4 Sherman, M4A4 Firefly, StuG III G and StuH 42. It also improves different gameplay elements and fixes several balance issues. The current update includes all changes from the previous patch version 1.81.2.
Please find the full list of changes here:
The official patch can be downloaded from:
The Men of War: Assault Squad Steam version will be updated automatically.
Please note that from now on all retail versions of Men of War: Assault Squad can be activatedthrough Steam. To activate please use the GameSpy multiplayer CD-key included in the package.
Men of War: Assault Squad is a sequel to the critically acclaimed real-time tactics game Men of War. Assault Squad features a completely new cooperative skirmish game mode with access to five different nations (Russia, Germany, USA, Commonwealth and, for the first time ever in the Men of War series, Japan) as well as increased realism and accessibility. Like previous games in the series, Men of War: Assault Squad includes the unique "direct control" feature which enables players to maneuver units using standard "WASD" controls rather than pointing and clicking. Using "direct control" PC Generals can get behind the controls of a tank to smash through obstacles, crush soldiers under its tracks and fire armor-piercing shells at enemy emplacements, or take control of individual soldiers as they fight.
More information and press materials about Men of War: Assault Squad can be found at the game's official website: www.menofwargame.com/assault
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal development of 1C includes IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War series. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Rig'n'Roll, Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King's Bounty: The Legend, King's Bounty: Armored Princess and King's Bounty: Crossworlds.
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Digitalmindsoft was founded in 2006, in Germany. The company is co-developer of Best Way and started co-operation with its founding, currently they are working together with Best Way on Men of War as their debut title. DMS also delivers community support for Soldiers: Heroes of World War II and Faces of War.
DMS is also responsible for the Western part of the management of larger community events such as the newly announced Multiplayer Beta test.
For more information, please visit www.digitalmindsoft.eu
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1C Company Moscow:
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