Matrix Games Announces Operation Barbarossa – The Struggle for Russia!

August 13, 2009

Matrix Games Announces Operation
Barbarossa – The Struggle for Russia! The Fate of the Eastern Front is in your

Matrix Games and Binary Evolution
Studios are thrilled to announce that they will be bringing gamers Operation
Barbarossa – The Struggle for Russia, an elegant and challenging World War II
strategy game perfect for both new and veteran wargamers!

David Heath, Director of Operations
at Matrix Games, said “Operation Barbarossa is a splendid combination of
intuitive gameplay and challenging strategy with plenty of historical detail.
Similar to the old “General” series of wargames, gamers will find that they can
hit the ground running without a steep learning curve, but the gameplay will
entertain and challenge even veteran wargamers!”

On June 22, 1941 an avalanche of 153
German divisions crash into the Soviet Union and the largest military operation
in history is begun: Operation Barbarossa. In this elegant turn-based strategy
game, compelling gameplay combines with gripping history to create an addictive

Aimed at all levels, from those who
have never played a wargame before to those who know the history of World War II
in detail, this is an entertaining and mentally challenging game of combined
arms strategy. Your armor, infantry, artillery and air units will follow you
through the most crucial battles of the Eastern Front. You will be able to
choose from 47 different upgrades and improvements for your units as well as add
new forces based on your success in the campaign.

Take command in two German and one
Soviet campaign as well as individual scenarios and determine the fate of the
Eastern Front. When you’ve played through all the campaigns and scenarios, try
your hand at the editor to create new scenarios for yourself or to share with

  • Over 140 different units featuring
    all important historical weapon systems with up to 23 different

  • Experience based promotion system
    that offers the player 47 different upgrades to create individual units

  • Three historical campaigns from
    the start of Operation Barbarossa until the Battle of Berlin and a tutorial
    campaign that provides easy access for beginners

  • Interactive, animated 3D
    environment and detailed 3D units

  • Visible weather system with five
    weather types that influence ground and air units

  • Expanded strategic options like
    destruction and repair of infrastructure and fortifications

  • Special unit capabilities like
    engineers and paratroops

Get more information on Operation
Barbarossa – The Struggle for Russia from its official product