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Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
73
3.7
Windows
...
3.7
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Description

The Covert Operations is an add-on to Command & Conquer. It adds 15 new single-player missions to the game: 7 for GDI and 8 for Nod. The missions can be played in any order and are noticeably more difficult than any in the original game.

Several units that had only been available in multiplayer mode in the original game now regularly appear in the new single-player missions as well, including Nod's chem troopers and SSM launchers.

In addition to the single-player missions, there are also 10 new multiplayer maps.

The add-on disc can be used with both the original release of Command & Conquer as well as the Special Gold Edition re-release for Windows.

Screenshots

Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations Windows list of available missions from both sides
Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations Windows gdi base with nod equipment
Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations Windows double commando action
Command & Conquer: The Covert Operations Windows trapped

Alternate Titles

  • "Command & Conquer: OpĂ©rations Survie" -- French title
  • "Command & Conquer: Mission CD - Der Ausnahmezustand" -- German title

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User Reviews

A rather disappointing expansion DOS Anym (193)

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Windows Mar, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Power Play DOS Mar, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 70 out of 100 70
High Score DOS May, 1996 3 out of 5 60
GameSpot DOS Jul 18, 1996 5.9 out of 10 59
GameSpot Windows Jul 18, 1996 5.9 out of 10 59

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Trivia

Secret missions

There is a secret "dino mode" in this expansion pack. It allows you to play through five missions where you fight various types of dinosaurs. The way to unlock them can be found in the tips & tricks section.

Related Web Sites

  • Command & Conquer 1.06 Patch Project (Nyerguds' site where you can download Command & Conquer with its Covert Operations expansions, legal and fully compatible with newer systems.)
  • Planet C&C (All the C&C games covered extensively on these pages. Articles, reviews, files for download, chat and more.)
Contributed to by MAT (70536)