August 10, 2009
1C to Publish Heroes of
Leading Eastern and Central European
publisher 1C Company and Tripwire Interactive are excited to announce the sequel
to Red Orchestra, the leading realism-based multiplayer WWII shooter on the PC.
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad will take the award winning Red Orchestra
franchise into the next generation of gaming. Cutting edge graphics and audio
built using the Unreal Engine 3, inventive features and streamlined realism will
deliver an unrivalled WWII experience.
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of
Stalingrad will focus on the Battle of Stalingrad and the surrounding
operations, both German and Russian, from July 1942 to February 1943. The game
allows the player to experience one of the most brutal battles in all of human
history. The game consists out of two campaigns – the Red Army and German
missions. Delivering unrivalled accuracy and attention to detail, along with
gritty, vicious combat in multiplayer, co-op and solo modes the game will
feature everything from quick, brutal firefights to more intricate and
challenging simulation modes.
The developers have built upon their
huge success with the last title and have added a slew of new features
RO multiplayer taken to new heights:
In addition to the award winning Territory gametype from RO, all new gametypes
such as Firefight and Countdown add greater diversity, replayability and fun.
Persistent Stats Tracking and Player
Progression: Grow in rank, earn medals, improve abilities, and become a Hero –
all visible to the complete online gaming community and embedded within the
Heroes: Obtain the ultimate goal and
become a Hero online. Players with hero status inspire troops around them and
cause fear in their enemies. Heroes have access to the best and rarest weapons
and equipment, and will stand out visually from the rest of the soldiers.
Stalingrad Campaign: The Stalingrad
campaign will feature the multiplayer maps used in a campaign layout recreating
the battle for Stalingrad from both the German and Russian sides.
First person cover system:
Experience the ultimate firefights that a cover system allows, from the
immersion of a first person view. Peek or blind fire over and around cover and
Squad Command: Command fire teams on
the battlefield using an easy to use first person interface.
WWII weaponry redefined: true to
life ballistics, bullet penetration, breathing, adjustable sights, free aim,
weapon bracing, photo-real graphics and more.
Co-op: Players can connect with
their friends and battle the AI in multiple game types including the Stalingrad
Campaign, Skirmish Mode, and more.
Morale: Experience what it is like
to be a soldier in one of the bloodiest conflicts in history and the importance
of a soldier’s state of mind and how it can turn the tide of battle.
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