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Back to News Listing Gary Grigsbys War in the East Gets a Major Update

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

Unit tweaks, scenario changes, and a whole lot more for this exalted WWII mega game

Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), and 2by3 Games (www.2by3games.com) are thrilled to release the comprehensive 1.04.36 update for their critically and fan-acclaimed strategy game, Gary Grigsby’s War in the East. This important update includes dozens of improvements, fixes and tweaks, including major changes to the First Winter balance along with tweaks to Soviet Guard units, Partisans, and how Fortifications work. There are also changes to how damaged units are returned as replacements, how combat is resolved with multiple attacking units, many aspects of the air war, and much, much more.

In addition, there have been several improvements to the UI and AI and a host of other fixes and adjustments that have been added through months of testing and player feedback. To reflect the many changes and tweaks, an updated manual is also included, which will be updated further over time.  We strongly recommend that all owners of Gary Grigsby’s War in the East upgrade to the 1.04.36 release.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “War in the East has already been met with so much praise and positive press that further supporting this amazing product is a pleasure for us. The crack development team at 2by3 Games is continuing to build and improve this instant classic so if you haven’t seen what all the buzz is about, now is a great time to hop on board!”

Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: The German-Soviet War 1941-1945 is the spiritual heir to the great Eastern Front board and computer wargames of the past; a turn-based World War II strategy game down to the division and brigade level, stretching across the entire Eastern Front at a 10 mile per hex scale. Gamers can engage in massive, dramatic campaigns, including intense battles involving thousands of units with realistic and historical terrain, weather, orders of battle, logistics and combat results.  As with all the award-winning titles made by the 2by3 Games team, factors such as supply, fatigue, experience, morale and the skill of your divisional, corps and army leaders all play an important part in determining the results at the front line.Gary Grigsby’s War in the East comes with 4 massive campaigns as well as many smaller scenarios all with different strategic and operational challenges.

Gary Grigsby’s War in the East represents a truly epic representation of the Second World War on the Eastern Front and is unparalleled in its scale, detail, and ambition!

Get the update here. The update is comprehensive and will bring all versions of War in the East to 1.04.36. Get more information on Gary Grigsby’s War in the East from its official product page.

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