The latest expansion of the series now available!
Epsom, UK – November 27, 2013 – One of the most critically-acclaimed tactical wargames, Battle Academy, adds a new recruit to its ranks : Fortress Metz.
Metz, located in Lorraine, has for centuries been an historic garrison town. After its annexation to Germany following the Battle of France in 1940, it became a stronghold for the Third Reich and a major target for the Allied forces. Following the Normandy landings, the U.S. Third Army under the command of General George S. Patton attacked the city fortifications and, after four months of fighting, broke through and freed Metz from occupation in late 1944.
With new Panzer Brigades and units like the Hummel, Sdkfz 234/1 armored cars and more, Fortress Metz is a must-have expansion for any wargamer interested in reliving those days!
We are also releasing the v2.5 patch for Battle Academy which includes new units, objects, tiles from the Fortress Metz campaign, memory optimization, AI and multiplayer stability improvements, bug fixes and much more!
You can download the patch here . iPad users can get the update via iTunes.
A full change list can be found here .
Get more information about Battle Academy: Fortress Metz on its official product page.
Fortress Metz is an add-on for Battle Academy and requires Battle Academy to play!
About Battle Academy: Fortress Metz.
September 1944: the 3rd Army tries to crack the Metz fortresses!
In Battle Academy: Fortress Metz you play the forces of the US 3rd Army as it tries to encircle Metz and cause the city to capitulate. Ten missions based on historical situations will test your skills as a commander. From the early attacks of the newly created, but raw, Panzer Brigades to the desperate attempts by the US infantry and engineers to take the forts, Battle Academy: Fortress Metz offers the player a wide diversity of missions. Will you be able to use your forces correctly to crack the Metz defenses while trying to fight off assaults of Panthers and German assault forces? Find out in Battle Academy: Fortress Metz !
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