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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 small assault army
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault Windows The Eldar Farseer using his powers
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 New Vehicle -  The Valkyrie

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
GameSpy Sep 23, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
JustPressPlay Sep 30, 2005 8.6 out of 10 86
PC Powerplay Sep, 2005 85 out of 100 85
IGN Sep 19, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameinatrix Oct 18, 2005 B+ 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Fragland.net Nov 13, 2005 82 out of 100 82
1UP Sep 19, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80

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