||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing World War II: Road to Victory Is Updated

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: Update

Some potholes filled in and bumps smoothed out with this first update on the Road to Victory

Matrix Games and IQ Software (www.worldwar2.pl) are thrilled to announce the release of the first official update for the new release World War II: Road to Victory. The new comprehensive update file will bring the version of the game up to 1.201 and comes with dozens of bug fixes and a handful of new features, including PBEM play.  This is a major update for World War II: Road to Victory and it concentrates on addressing all reported serious issues with the initial release of the game to smooth out gameplay and assure the best possible experience while conquering Europe!

With the 1.201 resolving most major issues, the IQ Software team is hard at work putting new enhancements, features, and improvements into the game so stay tuned for subsequent updates because there is much more to come. This is not to say that the first update is without its share of enhancements and new features! The AI’s garrisoning protocol is improved along with a tweak to make the AI better at sea transporting. New features include PBEM support for up to 8 players, a new “siege” function and rule set for surrounded cities, new sea zones, Lend-Lease events, the addition of Malta as a territory, and much more!

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “The IQ Software team has been very responsive in working to improve the gameplay and overall experience in World War II: Road to Victory. This first update brings a healthy list of improvements and exciting new features but this is only the beginning!”

World War II: Road to Victory, the first release from IQ Software, puts the player at the helm of his choice of one or more Axis or Allied nations, including minor nations, amidst a continent torn by full scale war.  Combat, production, research and diplomacy are all fully modeled.

A diplomacy system based on political points allows you to sway possible allies to your side.  Naval combat includes fleet engagements, elusive raiders and U-Boats as well as a convoy system.  Concentrate precious industrial resources on building, training and upgrading a wide variety of combat units from airborne soldiers and armored divisions up to nuclear weapons!  Historical leaders enhance the performance of your armies and historical events give you choices that can change the course of history.  World War II: Road to Victory is fought across turns that vary in length by season and 25 km hexes with divisions and corps, giving the player a broad strategic picture of the war while still leaving enough room for operational decisions.

 

Get the update file here. This comprehensive update file will bring the game up to version 1.201 and previous save game files are NOT compatible with this version.

More Info

World War II - Road to Victory

  ( Views : 3030 )


In Other News..

Advanced Tactics Gold Version 2.21g is now available!

Friday, July 31, 2015

All strategy fan will be happy to hear that Advanced Tactics Gold - the wargame based by the award winning game engine by the same name – has been updated to version 2.21g!

This new version brings an important new feature, the possibility to create your own Tables of Organization (TOE) while playing the game!

After assigning a unit to a TOE model the game will automatically use logistical resources (trains,trucks, and cargo ships) to send the appropriate troops to it.

Read more...

Panzer Corps: Operation Sea Lion announced!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Panzer Corps: Operation Sea Lion announced!

“[However] a German invasion of England would be a matter of life and death for the British, and they would unhesitatingly commit their naval forces, to the last ship and the last man, into an all-out fight for survival”  Erich Raeder, commander-in-chief of the Kriegsmarine 

Great Britain, the propulsive core of the British Empire, is surrounded. After the fall of Scandinavia and France only a few miles of sea divide the land of Albion from the Reich. It’s only thanks to the Home Fleet and to the Royal Air Force that the Germans are not yet raising their flag on the Big Ben.

But for how long?

Read more...

Box Upgrade Option now available on Matrix!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

If you already own a digital version of the game from our site, Steam (or anywhere else!) and would like to add a box and full colour printed manual to your collection, just click on the buy Boxed Upgrade button. You will receive a box of the product you have chosen, a printed manual in full colours and a DVD with in an interactive version of our catalogue. It is very simple and straight forward.

You don't have to register your game or send us your game serial number, just add the product to the cart and check out!

Read more...

War in the West Updated to V. 1.00.48!

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Wehrmacht is retreating on all fronts. While in the East the Soviets are advancing like a steamroller, in France the Allied Forces have overrun the German defences and now they are directly threatening the Fatherland. A few battles more and war could be finished in time for Christmas...

War in the West has been updated! Version 1.00.48 adds some rules changes and features – have a look to the New Supply Path Rule and to the major balance adjustments to the East Front option! – along with important bug fixes!

Overthrow the Third Reich or fight desperately to change the course of the War!

Read more...

Order of Battle Pacific is now available on Mac with 10 percent of discount (and a stream)!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

8/10 - "Order of Battle: Pacific surprised me in the best possible way.” - PC Invasion

9/10  - "Order of Battle: Pacific is, unexpectedly, the best wargame released so far this year" - PCGamesN

Order of Battle: Pacific, one of the most innovative wargames recently released, is ready to land on the Mac Platform!

For this occasion the game has been further updated to version 1.8.3 with several changes and improvements, the most important are Custom camouflage skins and the Spanish translation!

For the entire changelog please check here

You can download the patch from here

Read more...

New Screenshots for Thirty Years War

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Are you ready for the fight? With Thirty Years War it will be up to you to lead your men through hard battles during one of the darkest and most ferocious periods of European history!
 
From the Bohemian rebellion to the Swedish intervention led by Gustavus Adolphus, from Denmark to the Palatinate, you will recreate the Campaigns of Lützen, Nördlingen, Rocroi and more!
 
In Thirty Years War  you will coordinate the movements of several armies, take care of their supplies and fatigue and seek the best conditions to engage in combat, undertake sieges or retreat to recover if needed; with the ultimate goal of gaining supremacy over Central Europe.

Read more...

Pike and Shot: Campaigns announced!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Never do any enemy a small injury for they are like a snake which is half beaten and it will strike back the first chance it gets.” – Niccolò Machiavelli

Boots are pounding the ground for days. Dirty and grimy soldiers are marching in the ranks with the sergeants trying (mostly in vain) to keep them disciplined.

Too many days have passed since the last plundered town and now food is starting to run out. The men are nervous.

Suddenly a cry from the head of the column. Scouting cavalry have spotted enemy heavy pikemen formations supported by artillery.

It is time to spill some blood!

Pike and Shot: Campaigns is a brand new all-in-one package. It includes the Pike and Shot base game and the Tercio to Salvo expansion, plus 21 new skirmish army lists for the rest of Europe during the period of the Italian Wars (1494-1559) covering the armies of England, Scotland, Denmark, Sweden, German States, Austria, Hungary, Transylvania, the Ottoman Empire, Poland-Lithuania and Russia!

But the main new feature is the strategic map system, implemented to allow you to lead your armies to victory over an entire theatre of operations, taking into account strategic considerations such as terrain, available manpower, supply, attrition, sieges and economic damage. 

Read more...