Advertising Blurbs (Publisher's website):

    Прими участие в самых тяжелых и кровопролитных битвах Великой Отечественной войны. Сражайся с врагом в одиночку или вместе с друзьями, в составе пехотного отряда или бронетанкового подразделения. Стань свидетелем грандиозных сражений, от исхода которых зависело будущее не только твоей страны, но и всего мира.

    Особенности игры

    • Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 – военно-исторический action, повествующий о событиях Великой Отечественной войны и отличающийся от прочих подобных игр высоким уровнем достоверности воспроизводимых событий.
    • Сражайся в составе отряда пехоты или бронетанкового подразделения, выбрав одну из нескольких военных специальностей.
    • 24 вида оружия, созданного на основе реальных баллистических данных: пистолеты, автоматы, пулеметы, ружья и винтовки.
    • 14 управляемых боевых машин, в числе которых присутствуют самые удачные модели немецких и советских танков. Вы сможете занять место любого из членов экипажа.
    • Оптические и баллистические свойства орудий боевой техники, а также модели повреждений основаны на рассекреченных технических спецификациях.
    • Противотанковое оружие, взрывпакеты, возможность вызова авиаподдержки.
    • 13 карт, точно воссоздающих местность, где разворачивались сражения Восточного фронта.
    • До 32 участников в сетевой игре. В одиночной игре в твоем распоряжении окажется отряд бойцов – ты сможешь отдавать приказы как всему подразделению, так и каждому солдату лично.
    • Поддержка голосовых коммуникаций (VOIP) между командами, отрядами и экипажами боевых машин.

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (57981) on Feb 10, 2011.

Press Release (May 26, 2006):


    MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 26, 2006 – Bold Games, a division of Destineer Publishing, announces today a distribution partnership with Excalibur, for Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 in the UK.

    Alan Wilson, VP of Tripwire Interactive, said: “We are pleased to have the UK distribution in place, especially with an organisation like Excalibur. We’re looking for great things from the UK market!”

    Robert Stallibrass of Excalibur, said “Red Orchestra is an outstanding product. Without doubt this is one of the most important PC releases this summer.”

    “We are delighted to be working with a UK publisher with such an award-winning reputation. Our shared vision for the potential for Red Orchestra makes Excalibur Publishing the natural choice.” said Bold CEO Paul Rinde.

    The game will ship to stores starting from 23rd June, at a recommended price of £24.99. Further details on retailers stocking the game will be released nearer the time.

    About Excalibur Publishing
    Set up in 2004, and a division of distributor Contact Sales Limited, Excalibur Publishing is the PC video game publishing arm of the group. Its aim is to bring good quality, original and innovative products to the PC games player.

    About Contact Sales Limited
    Established in 1997, Contact Sales Limited is a distributor of PC computer games, train and flight simulator software and their associated peripherals. The company was voted Distributor of the Year 2003 by the National Association of Specialist Computer Retailers.

    Contributed by Jeanne (76526) on Aug 04, 2006.

Press Release (Apr. 20, 2006):

    Red Orchestra distribution in Europe!

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN – April 19, 2006 – Bold Games, a division of Destineer Publishing, announces today international distribution partnerships with 1C, Frogster, SdLL, and Wendros, for Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45.

    Developed by Tripwire Interactive and based on the most highly-acclaimed Unreal mod ever made, Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is a full-featured, stand-alone World War II game that brings players to the frontlines of Eastern European combat during the height of World War II. Players choose from 28 infantry weapons or crew one of 14 detailed vehicles on the Russian Front between 1941-45. The combination of roles across more than one dozen maps, based on real-world locations and battles, allows Red Orchestra to finally achieve its goal of delivering a full first-person, World War II infantry and vehicle combat simulation.

    Paul Rinde, CEO of Destineer, said: “We are proud to be working with these high quality partners for the European, Scandinavian and former USSR territories and are looking forward to achieving great success with them on sales of Red Orchestra”

    “We are very proud and happy to handle Scandinavian distribution of Red Orchestra,” said Henrik Martling of Wendros AB. “The buzz as well as pre-order status make it priority #1 for us!” Wendros is the official distributor of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

    "We are pleased to deliver the action of Red Orchestra to the gamers of the former USSR and Eastern Europe,” said Nikolay Baryshnikov, Director of International Sales for 1C. “Apart from the fantastic game features, the historical focus on the Eastern Front of WWII will prove especially attractive to our audience." 1C is the official distributor of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 in Russia, CIS, Ukraine, the Baltic states, Belarus, Moldova, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.

    “With Red Orchestra, we continue our strategy of establishing first-class international licenses for the German market,” said Frédéric Bichat, COO of Frogster Interactive Pictures AG. “We have great plans with this title – and want to market this fantastic game with a long-term, tailor-made, community based campaign.” Frogster is the official distributor of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

    Jerome Barbé, marketing Director of SdLL said, “We are proud to release Red Orchestra in France, Belgium and Luxemburg. We think that Tripwire Interactive will be one of the future’s biggest development teams. The proven success and immediate recognition from the game industry is extremely hard to get! I’m sure it will be a huge success.”

    Shipping dates will be announced shortly.

    Contributed by Jeanne (76526) on Aug 04, 2006.

Press Release (Nov. 11, 2005):

    Steam Distribution For Red Orchestra

    Tripwire Interactive today announced a new World War II PC game, Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45. Tripwire will deliver its award-winning first person shooter via Steam, Valve's online content delivery system. The original Red Orchestra won Nvidia's "$1,000,000 Make Something Unreal" contest. Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is a standalone follow-up, built on Epic’s Unreal EngineTM 2.5, that introduces new gameplay and features.

    Red Orchestra lets players choose from 28 infantry weapons or crew one of 14 different fully-realised vehicles on the Russian Front between 1941-45. The combination of roles across more than one dozen maps, based on real-world locations and battles, allows Red Orchestra to finally achieve its goal of delivering a full first-person, WWII combat simulation.

    In its Christmas 2005 issue, PC Gamer UK touts that Red Orchestra is “showing awesome potential,” and that “We already knew the mod was genius, but this is even better” as part of its two-page preview of RO: O41-45.

    "Digital content delivery is the future of gaming, and we are very excited to be a part of that future" said Tripwire Interactive President John Gibson. "Working with Valve to release the game over Steam allows Tripwire to remain independent and keep control of the games content and development. This allows Tripwire to continue to offer our fans the same uncompromising level of realism, authenticity, and gameplay they have come to expect from Red Orchestra while continuing to innovate and push the boundaries of the military FPS and simulation genres."

    "We're pleased to have the winner of the 'Make Something Unreal' mod tournament bringing their full-fledged game to market on Steam," said Jason Holtman, director of business development at Valve. "This shows that a talented and passionate group of developers can take a game from concept to public distribution outside of the traditional publishing and funding model and deliver it to over 6 million customers."

    Watch for information on the Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 release date on Steam. Further details will be made available on and over the coming weeks and months.

    For further information, please contact [email protected]

    Tripwire Interactive LLC was formed by the team that created the original Red Orchestra, the award-winning mod for Unreal Tournament 2004®, in February 2005. Although the founders and staff of Tripwire have many individual game credits to their names, Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is Tripwire’s first independent title. Red Orchestra won Phases II, III and IV and the Grand Finals of Nvidia’s “$1,000,000 Make Something Unreal” contest – every phase it was entered for!

    With the fanbase doubling on every release, a further string of industry accolades and awards followed from PC Gamer, Computer Games Magazine, Gamespot DLX, Gamespy, ModDB and Fileplanet. After winning the respect of gaming industry luminaries, online gamers, and press members worldwide, Tripwire Interactive was incorporated to take the Red Orchestra franchise forward as a retail game. Comprised of many original development team members, Tripwire Interactive embodies the very essence of grass roots development, but with the professional talent and attitude of the industry's brightest.

    Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 is poised to invade PCs worldwide soon!

    Unreal Tournament 2004 and Unreal are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Epic Games Inc. Red Orchestra and Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Tripwire Interactive LLC.

    Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996 and based in Bellevue, Washington. The company's portfolio of entertainment titles includes Half-Life®, Counter-StrikeTM, Day of Defeat®, and Team Fortress®. Valve's portfolio of titles accounts for over 18 million retail units sold worldwide, and over 88% of the PC online action market. In addition, Valve is a developer of leading-edge technologies, such as the Source game engine and Steam, a broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content. For more information, please visit

    Valve, Source, Steam, Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat and Team Fortress are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation.

    Contributed by Jeanne (76526) on Aug 04, 2006.