[edit] Background

On June 22, 1941 Battle hardened German Divisions invaded the Soviet Union, smashing through Russian lines and driving deep into the heart of Russia. In doing so, they unleashed a war of shocking annihilation only to reap the revenge of the Red Army four years later at the fall of Berlin. This was a war fought with unprecedented ferocity on a vast scale. Now it is your turn to experience the intensity that was the Eastern Front of World War II online with up to 32 players, or by leading a squad of A.I. in single-player.

[edit] Gameplay

Fight in the theatre of war that changed the world forever. Battle alongside your compatriots on some of the most inhospitable environments of the Eastern Front in Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 RO places you in the most realistic WWII first-person multi-player combat to date on the PC, allowing the player to fight through some of the most intense combat of the war. You can play as infantry, using a wide range of infantry weapons, or crew one of the many armoured combat vehicles available in the game, from half-tracks all the way through to the most famous German and Soviet heavy tanks. You can engage the enemy with everything from your bayonet at close quarters up to the massive 122mm cannon on the Soviet IS-2. And if that isn't enough, find an officer and a radio to call in thunderous artillery strikes to shake the enemy loose.

[edit] Features

  • Fight intense battles on 13 authentic Eastern Front combat environments
  • Crew 14 fully realized vehicles with highly detailed exterior and interior models
  • Choose from 28 authentic infantry weapons
  • Full 32 player online Multiplayer Support
  • Unique Setting – the only FPS to focus on the WWII Russian Front
  • Engage enemy tanks at 800 metres and more with the Simulation-level armored vehicle combat
  • Fight the full range of combined arms infantry and vehicle combat in detailed environments based on real-world data, from city-centre to deeply rural settings
  • Realistic bullet and projectile ballistics will make you duck for cover
  • Coordinate strategies with your team-mates via Voice Over IP
  • Authentic Immersive Sound FX and 3d Positional Sound System
  • 3d “Iron Sights” and unique 3d scope system
  • True weapon deployment system including resting rifles on support
  • Historically accurate artillery system
  • Distance-based sound system dynamically creates the battle ambiance
  • Advanced player movement system featuring diving over obstacles and leaning
  • Custom 8 way animation system for highly realistic player animations

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Operating System: Windows® 2000/XP
Processor: Pentium® 4 1.3 GHZ or AMD equivalent
Memory: 256MB RAM
Video card: 64MB DirectX® 9 compatible (ATI 7500, NVIDIA MX440 of higher)
Sound card: DirectX® 8.1 compatible
Hard disc: 2GB free

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