Slitherine and Matrix Games Announce Commander– Europe at War Grand Strategy 2.0

Epsom , UK, May 25 th, 2011– Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) are thrilled to announce the MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander– Europe at War Grand Strategy 2.0 expansion. This expansion was created by the community for the community and is completely free to anyone who has MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War! This expansion will be available for PC and Mac next Tuesday, May 31 st.

To mark this announcement, we have released a pack of screenshots and an in-depth feature brochure showing off the substantial improvements to the graphics and gameplay.

This expansion has taken years to produce and thousands of man hours from a dedicated collection of people from artists to programmers, manual writers and layout experts. The end result takes this great game to a whole new level. Some of the biggest changes are listed here:

    <*>Airborne divisions and para-drops <*>Cross platform multiplayer support for PC vs. Mac <*>German SS and Soviet Guards Elite Units <*>Amphibious landings against defended coastal hexes <*>Geo-political elements, which include:
      <*>French armistice (which the axis may accept or reject) <*>Early Italian entry if insufficient allied naval presence in the Med <*>Tension in the Balkans <*>Spanish activation as axis or allied minor ally <*>Turkey activation as axis or allied minor ally <*>Finnish armistice <*>Romanian and Bulgaria surrender and activation as allied minor ally <*>Consequences for allied aggression (e.g., UK invasion of Ireland).
    <*>Canadian, Australian, Polish and Indian Commonwealth units and leaders <*>Headquarter units <*>More and greater variability of leadership ranging from Army Groups (Fronts), Armies and Corps <*>Ferry crossings <*>Ability to swap positions of two units of the same service type (i.e., ground, air or naval). <*>Reinforcement of sub groups at sea <*>Leased air bases (Azores, Iceland, Greenland) <*>Malta naval and air bases factor into the interdiction and counter-interdiction of axis supply of North Africa <*>Allied Interdiction of Swedish Iron Ore to German <*>Scripted construction of Atlantic Wall Fortresses <*>Many more improvements - too many to list to here!
 

Get more information on the MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander– Europe at War from its official product page and be sure to check out the new screenshots and brochure!

ABOUT SLITHERINE LTD. AND MATRIX GAMES LTD.

Slitherine Ltd. and Matrix Games Ltd. are the world’s leading video games producers and publishers of historical and strategy titles. Since 2000, both brands have published literally hundreds of games with many award-winning titles in their portfolio spanning all digital and console platforms. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, and board gaming and work with a wide array of key licensing partners such as HISTORY™, MILITARY HISTORY™, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Casemate Publishing and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. The two companies merged in May 2010 and formed the world’s largest organization specializing in this niche but important market sector. Slitherine’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in this expanding industry sector.

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