- Epic Gameplay - Global map with all the nations between 1936-1946.
- Scenario Editor - Allows the players to modify and construct their own settings and campaigns and add national detail in thousands of combinations! Will assure great replayability and community activity!
- Domestic and Foreign Politics - Unique system to simulate political systems and effect on neutral nations.
- Highly Advanced Research Model - Change the course of war by getting superweapons and better production capabilities.
- Real Time Gameplay set to pause at any time. One minute of game play translates to one hour passed in reality.
- Historical Generals and Political Leaders. Thousands of real people researched for individual detailed uniqueness.
- Strategic Level Military System - over 100 different ground, air and naval forces fighting the total war on a divisional level.
- Optimized for Multiplayer - Hearts of Iron enables players to easily meet over the net through our proprietary Valkyrienet match-making service.
- Music for the Military - 2 hours of quality musical recordings in MP3 format.