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Commander– Europe at War Grand Strategy 2.0 Is Now Available

The free community-based expansion is deploying to the front!

Epsom , UK,?May 31 st, 2011– Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) are thrilled to announce that the MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander– Europe at War Grand Strategy 2.0 expansion is now available for PC and Mac. This expansion was created by the community for the community and is completely free to anyone who has MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War!

The announcement of release also comes with a second brochure detailing the many features and improvements coming in the 2.0 version of the Grand Strategy expansion. And if you haven’t already, have a look at the first feature brochure as well!

This expansion has taken years to produce and thousands of man hours from a dedicated collection of people from artists to programmers, manual writers and layout experts. The end result takes this great game to a whole new level. Some of the biggest changes are listed here:

    <*>Airborne divisions and para-drops <*>Cross platform multiplayer support for PC vs Mac <*>German SS and Soviet Guards Elite Units <*>Amphibious landings against defended coastal hexes <*>Geo-political elements, which include:
      <*>French armistice (which the axis may accept or reject) <*>Early Italian entry if insufficient allied naval presence in the Med <*>Tension in the Balkans <*>Spanish activation as axis or allied minor ally <*>Turkey activation as axis or allied minor ally <*>Finnish armistice <*>Romanian and Bulgaria surrender and activation as allied minor ally <*>Consequences for allied aggression (e.g., UK invasion of Ireland).
    <*>Canadian, Australian, Polish and Indian Commonwealth units and leaders <*>Headquarter units <*>More and greater variability of leadership ranging from Army Groups (Fronts), Armies and Corps <*>Ferry crossings <*>Ability to swap positions of two units of the same service type (i.e., ground, air or naval). <*>Reinforcement of sub groups at sea <*>Leased air bases (Azores, Iceland, Greenland) <*>Malta naval and air bases factor into the interdiction and counter-interdiction of axis supply of North Africa <*>Allied Interdiction of Swedish Iron Ore to German <*>Scripted construction of Atlantic Wall Fortresses <*>Many more improvements - too many to list to here!
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Get more information on the MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander– Europe at War Grand Strategy 2.0 expansion and download it from its official product page and be sure to check out first and second feature brochures!

ABOUT SLITHERINE LTD. AND MATRIX GAMES LTD.

Slitherine Ltd. and Matrix Games Ltd. are the world’s leading video games producers and publishers of historical and strategy titles. Since 2000, both brands have published literally hundreds of games with many award-winning titles in their portfolio spanning all digital and console platforms. Slitherine?is also involved with book publishing, and board gaming and work with a wide array of key licensing partners such as HISTORY™, MILITARY HISTORY™, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Casemate Publishing and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. The two companies merged in May 2010 and formed the world’s largest organization specializing in this niche but important market sector. Slitherine’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in this expanding industry sector.

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