||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Blitzkrieg France Is Released

Posted: Monday, December 20, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

German invasion of France is the new add-on for Battlefield Academy
WANT TO PLAY THE GERMANS ?

Operation Blitzkrieg France has started. German armored units are attacking through the Ardennes, while another 47 motorized divisions are outflanking the Maginot Line and pushing deep towards Paris.

After taking the wargaming and strategy market by storm, Battlefield Academy now expands to a new front with this amazing new add on. Players are now able to control the German forces and lead them to the conquest of Paris.

With 25 new units & 28 modified units with new camouflage, 9 single player missions, 4 multiplayer missions and a host of new upgrades and bonuses, Blitzkrieg France is a perfect addition to the award winning wargame of the year.

Battlefield Academy has been acclaimed as one of the best strategy games of 2010 and the number of players has been constantly growing since release in August. Today over 500 multiplayer games live at any time during the day and 450,000 turns have been played in total. Since its first release the development has added 31 units to the original game, 21 new maps were created to support and 9 updates were released in a constant effort to support the community and to listen to their feedback.

This continuous strive to improve products has now become one of Slitherine’s key missions: “We are willing to support our products in the best possible way”, said Iain McNeil, Development Director at Slitherine. “We follow closely what happens in the forums and we are always trying to be very responsive to customers feedback as we believe this is the best way to stay closer to the community”.

Blitzkrieg France is available on both Slitherine and Matrix Games sites at the price of $ 14.99.

Inspired by an original online game concept devised by the BBC © BBC 2004, Battlefield Academy uses the BBC logo under licence from BBC commercial licensing. It does not relate to any current BBC programming.

More Info

Battle Academy - Blitzkrieg France

  ( Views : 7659 )


In Other News..

Space Program Manager Launch Contest Announced!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Next week is the release of the highly anticipated Buzz Aldrin’s Space Program Manager. In order to celebrate the launch of Buzz Aldrin’s Space Program Manager, we have teamed up with the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to organize a contest with awesome prizes! The contest will be open to anyone who owns a copy of the game and the main prize will be a trip to the Kennedy Space Center itself!

Read more...

Battle Academy 2 is out now on iPad!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

"The Russian Colossus...has been underestimated by us...whenever a dozen divisions are destroyed the Russians replace them with another dozen."(German Army General Chief of Staff Franz Halder)

Back in 2012, Battle Academy revolutionized the iPad world by introducing a deep and fully-featured tactical game about WWII. Any doubts about the capability of the iPad to smoothly run an intense 3D strategy game were quickly quieted and wargamers finally appreciated the device for what it’s really worth.

Read more...

A closer look at rockets in Space Program Manager

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Buzz Aldrin’s Space Program Manager is launching next week so it is about time to give you all a bit more information on the rockets that will actually be powering this game! Space Program Manager features an extensive library of different types of rockets that where built, or considered, by the American and Soviets space agencies during the Cold War. These rockets come each with their own characteristics and functionalities, and selecting the right rocket for the job will get you a long way on your road to the moon! 

Read more...

Deal of the Week - Pride of Nations

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Pride of Nations, Ageod’s biggest title ever, goes on sale once more! Pride of Nations allows you to reshape the world as one of the major countries of the 19th Century as you try to become the most prestigious nation. For the entire week, you will be able to grab this huge game for just $9,99!

Read more...

A new update for Piercing Fortress Europa

Monday, October 20, 2014

As part of our ongoing commitment to the Piercing Fortress Europa community, a new update for the latest logistic gem designed by Frank Hunter is available and it will make your wargaming experience even better!

Read more...

New screenshots for War in the West!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Confirmed for a release early December, Gary Grigsby’s War in the West now gets illustrated with a complete batch of HD screenshots! Thanks to these images, you can have a clear vision of the Theaters of Operations where you will lead your troops: Sicily, Bulge, Arnhem… all of the famous places of the Western Front will be featured in the game! But only commanders that pay attention to the details like the weather conditions, the logistic network, and air superiority will be able to build plans to deliver success.

Read more...

Pike & Shot is now available!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

"Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.” (Oliver Cromwell – English military and political leader)

In the age of Pike and Shot, mighty struggles erupted across Europe for religious, political or dynastic causes. The greatest powers of that period were regularly involved in conflicts and struggles to increase their dominance over the continent. Some countries have also to deal with inner tensions and are torn apart between factions. War is in the air. But war has changed. Due to the development of new technologies, traditional medieval tactics have been substituted with a totally different approach to effectively utilise the new formations and weapons.

Read more...