Epsom, UK, January 23, 2013 – Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) are excited to announce the imminent release of Battle Academy: Operation Husky. This new expansion covers the Allied invasion of Sicily, codenamed Operation Husky, which began on the night of 9–10 July 1943, and ended 17 August, adding extra Axis and Allies units and a brand new Sicilian terrain set.
Slitherine is looking for beta testers for the PC version of this Battle Academy expansion. To sign up for the beta head to Slitherine’s beta signup page and submit your application!
About Battle Academy: Operation Husky
With Battle Academy: Operation Husky players will be able to open the attack on the soft underbelly of Europe through nine missions detailing the invasion of Sicily. With more than 30 new units, and missions ranging from the chaos of the initial night drops to the grim battles across the baking hills of the interior, Battle Academy: Operation Husky lets you test your tactical skill against the tenacious Axis defenders.
Operation Husky is an add-on for Battle Academy and requires Battle Academy to play!
- 9 missions detailing the airborne and naval invasion and the bitter fighting for the islands interior.
- 4 Multiplayer maps
- New Axis Units - Elefantino 47mm gun, 50mm Pak38, AS37_Protetto APC, Autoblinda 41 armoured car, Carro Armato L640, Fiat 3000, Lancia truck, Lancia de 90/53, Semovente 47/32, Semovente 75/18, Semovente 90/53, Fallschirmjager MG34, Fallschirmjager MG42, Fallschirmjager mortar, Fallschirmjager Panzershreck, Fallschirmjager scout, Italian Bersaglieri, Italian Fucilieri, Italian Demolisher, Italian HMG, Italian LMG, Italian Mortar, Italian Solothurn AT rifle, Italian Scout.
- New Allied Units - 75mm GMC halftrack, 75mm HMC halftrack, Humber MKIII, 37mm M3 AT gun.
- All new Sicilian terrain set
Slitherine is part of the Slitherine Group
About the Slitherine Group
The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital wargames and strategy games. Under the Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and Ageod ( www.ageod.com) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to modern Smartphone’s and Tablets. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, board gaming and works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as HISTORY®, MILITARY HISTORY®, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Buzz Aldrin Enterprises and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. Together the Group companies form the world’s largest organization specializing in this important and vibrant niche. The Slitherine Group’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in an ever expanding segment of the entertainment industry.