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  Company Of Heroes: Opposing Fronts - Official
  Posted by: Deathbyteacup on 04-21-2007 @ 12:37
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We're sorry for the slow updates, but for everyone who lives under a rock, here is the latest on the new expansion pack, Opposing Fronts.

From what we can tell, the game will be "stand alone" - meaning that you won't require the origonal game to use it. It centers around the player taking control of either the German Panzer Elite division, as they fight through the epic Operation Market Garden, or the British 2nd Army as they're forced to fight an intense battle for Caen, France.

The game will feature many improvements to the Essense Engine. This means improved soldier and vehicle AI, enhanced physics, mission persistence, and a dynamic weather system, all of which will add to the game experience and improve overall game quality.

As well a the two new full length campagins and engine improvements, though, the game will make a move to Direct X 10 support. Relic's Essence Engine takes advantage of Windows Vista and DirectX 10, allowing an unprecedented level of graphics in an RTS game.

We will provide more updates on this new title as soon as we get them.



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 #1 - 04-21-2007 at 13:14
Sniperranger
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OMG I CANT WAIT Aaargh!!!Aaargh!!!Aaargh!!!

 #2 - 04-21-2007 at 15:28
ltroy
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Is there a projected release date?

 #3 - 04-21-2007 at 20:29
supashooter
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Posts: 661
estimated fall 2007

 #4 - 04-22-2007 at 00:52
blammord
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Posts: 195
Hmm...i posted news about this about 4 days ago.. Never got up though..

 #5 - 04-22-2007 at 03:00
paratrooper101
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Joined: February 22nd, 2007
Posts: 109
will it need widows vista to work??

 #6 - 04-22-2007 at 13:16
InyriForge
From: (Chicago, IL)
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Posts: 2159
@4: Yes, a couple of people submitted news about this. As a result we went an found some info and posted this. smile

@5: I don't know much about this, but from my understanding it should be compatible with DX9 or DX10, so you will not necessarily need Vista. You will want to double-check this closer to the release date, though, to see if this information is accurate.

 #7 - >:-( - 04-23-2007 at 19:01
Kill001
From: (California)
Joined: February 1st, 2006
Posts: 1189
Friggin finally, this things been announced since... like.... a week ago... :-P

 #8 - 04-28-2007 at 11:16
Snookerer
Joined: December 6th, 2006
Posts: 36
Im English and proud but I wish it had been the Russians.

 #9 - 05-05-2007 at 15:28
Sniperranger
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Ya, Russians would be cool, If they do Russians THEY had better have a Sniper Ace(Instead of Tiger Ace) Rock
(+) snipers rule! RockBeer! Beer!

 #10 - 05-29-2007 at 17:09
captianjon
Joined: February 21st, 2005
Posts: 71
GUYS IF NO ONE LOOKED CLOSELY RUSSIANS ARE IN THE EASTERN FRONT, NOT WESTERN WHERE THE GAME TAKES PLACE. If anything they should add the french, polish, and canada.

 #11 - 05-30-2007 at 03:54
Quink_NL
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Posts: 23
@ 10

Nobody is saying they should make Russians landing at Omaha beach, or dropping from the sky in Holland, are they? Did it occur to you that people would like to see an Eastern front?

I agree with #8: Russians and Eastern front would be cooler than what Relic came up with now with 'Opposing Fronts'. It's a missed chance...

 #12 - 06-06-2007 at 18:34
captain_awesome
Joined: October 22nd, 2006
Posts: 2
I disagree about the Russians, too many ww2 RTS games leave the British/Commonwealth forces out, while 3 new factions wouldve been nice, having the British in the game is a refreshing change. Also they were in the war from the get go till the very end, something that can only be said for the Germans and free-French, and they also contributed more men (in % of population killed) than did the U.S.



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