It is easier to begin a war than it is to end it.
- Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769 - 1821
The real-time strategy blockbuster of the millennium - Sudden Strike - has a great successor setting new quality standards: Sudden Strike II.
The whole world is nothing but a battlefield. And you are on the front line - in the very center of realistic battle action, which even amazes and delights the shrewdest strategy experts. As the commander of German, Russian, British, American and, finally, Japanese troops, you fight on water and on land as well as in the air. You can extend your actions through numerous specific commands in remarkable ways. The four different available difficulty levels and the fascinating multiplayer mode are thrilling beyond imagination. The user-friendly editor allows for unlimited supplies of professionally generated maps and missions - making sure the action never ends.
With Sudden Strike II the war is far from over!
5 playable nations: Germans, Russians, British, Americans and Japanese
More than 40 missions in 5 campaigns or separate scenarios
Increased degree of realism thanks to completely overhauled unit values
More than 50 new units and thus more than 150 units altogether
Improved artificial intelligence enabling you to fight battles in four difficulty levels
Controllable boats allow you to cross rivers and lakes
Supplies and additional fire power provided by controllable railways
Controllable aircraft increase tactical potential
Each motorised unit possesses a separately controllable crew and can be captured
New order options increase the infantry's versatility
Weather system: March troops through rain and snow
Reworked multiplayer system and GameSpy support
Extended, user-friendly editor provides an endless supply of professional maps and missions
Campaigns set in summer and winter landscapes
Destructible bridges, houses, fortifications, trees and other objects