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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 Sacrifice to Khorne!
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows Basic imperial infantry are only effective in large numbers.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows Eldar Seers fight a Chaos Sorcerer, another close combat specialist.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows Disorder campaign loading screen

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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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1UP Nov 01, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpy Sep 23, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 8.75 out of 10 88
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2005 85 out of 100 85
PC Action Sep 16, 2005 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Sep 22, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 05, 2005 81 out of 100 81
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Oct 03, 2005 15 out of 20 75

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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 (77) added Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault (Windows) on Sep 22, 2005