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Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (Windows)

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Description

Opposing Fronts is a stand-alone expansion for Company of Heroes. It introduces two new factions: the British 2nd Army and the German Panzer Elite, each with its own command tree. The British have Royal Canadian Artillery, Royal Commandos and Royal Scottish Engineers while the German Panzer Elite focuses on vehicles and speed with halftracks and Panzergrenadiers. They can also salvage destroyed axis vehicles with the Bergetiger. Panzer Elite has access to 3 doctrines: Scorched earth, Luftwaffe and Tank Hunters.

There are two new campaigns, based on the battle for Caen, France and Operation Market Garden. The game also features improved AI and a dynamic weather system. For the multiplayer games, owners of the original game can pick any of the 4 sides. Players who only bought the expansion can only choose the 2 new sides, similar to how the Dark Crusade expansion functioned.

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Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows The Loading screens feature some very nice Artwork
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows The prize for my hard efforts
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows New campaigns mean new medals to achieve
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows  A shot from one of the (very nicely done) movie sequences

Alternate Titles

  • "英雄連隊:火線對決 (資料片)" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Kompania Braci: Na Linii Frontu" -- Polish title

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User Reviews

Company of Heroes x 10!! Thekwane Black (34) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

GameZone Jan 02, 2008 9.5 out of 10 95
Gamers' Temple, The 2007 94 out of 100 94
Eurogamer.fr Oct 25, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Armchair Empire, The Dec 28, 2007 9 out of 10 90
GamingXP Feb 08, 2008 87 out of 100 87
Worth Playing Oct 20, 2007 8.4 out of 10 84
Game Captain Oct 09, 2007 84 out of 100 84
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2007 8.25 out of 10 82
4Players.de Oct 08, 2007 81 out of 100 81
YouGamers Oct 24, 2007 75 out of 100 75

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Awards

  • Games for Windows Magazine
    • March 2008 - #8 Game of the Year 2007

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Spenot (8440) added Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (Windows) on Sep 29, 2007