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Winter Assault is the first expansion pack for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War. Unlike the later expansions, it explicitly requires the base game to play. It adds the Imperial Guard as the fifth playable race. The storyline takes place on the planet Lorn V, this time in two campaigns - one for Order (Imperial Guard's Cadian 412th Command and the Eldar Ulthwé Command) and Disorder (the Ork Mob Gorgutz and the Chaos Blood Legion of Khorne). Also included are over 20 new multiplayer maps, new units for the existing factions, new winter theater, and new animations.

The installation process applies patch 1.40 to the base game (subsequent patches affected both Dawn of War and Winter Assault).

Screenshots

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows Eldar's Avatar
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows A variety of Imperial units attack an objective.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows Close view of the Imperial Guard General
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows The player switches to controlling the Eldar to achieve certain objectives in the single player campaign.

Promo Images

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Screenshot

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Alternate Titles

  • "战锤40000:战争黎明:冬季攻势" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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games xtreme Oct 10, 2005 9.2 out of 10 92
1UP Nov 01, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GameSpy Sep 23, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
4Players.de Sep 23, 2005 90 out of 100 90
PC Action Sep 16, 2005 83 out of 100 83
Gameinatrix Oct 18, 2005 B+ 83
GameSpot Sep 22, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 14, 2005 16 out of 20 80
1UP Sep 19, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Factornews Oct 15, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – Best Level of the Year (PC) (for Titan of the Emperor)

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Raphael van Lierop (76) added Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault (Windows) on Sep 22, 2005