Combat Command: The Matrix Edition is a re-release of Combat Command combining all the improvements and scenarios of the original game along with the Combat Command 2: Danger Forward and the Desert Rats add-ons. In addition it includes other improvements, new scenarios, and new graphics. A traditional hex-based wargame, Combat Command focuses on amphibious and aerial assaults, but also includes battles from nearly all major theaters of World War II.
The game can be played either against the AI or against human opponents via hotseat or PBeM. Also included is a scenario editor which lets players develop their own battles to play. The edition contains eight new armies, bringing the total to fifteen.