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Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (Windows)

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Description

Opposing Fronts is a stand-alone add-on to Company of Heroes. The expansion introduces two new factions: the British Army 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.

Screenshots

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows A German tank takes aim (ingame cutscene)
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows The British mobile HQ is setting up
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows The German Campaign features "Operation Market Garden"
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Windows The new Heroes

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

Play.tm Oct 16, 2007 93 out of 100 93
GamingExcellence Dec 28, 2007 9.3 out of 10 93
PC Action Oct 24, 2007 90 out of 100 90
GameStar (Germany) Oct 31, 2007 87 out of 100 87
ActionTrip Oct 09, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Worth Playing Oct 20, 2007 8.4 out of 10 84
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2007 8.25 out of 10 82
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Sep 27, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 02, 2007 78 out of 99 79
Looki Nov 06, 2007 79 out of 100 79

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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