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Battlefront Newsletter August 30 2013

Charles Rector's Weblog; Sep. 5, 2013; By Charles Rector
Type: News

CMBN Market Garden PREORDERS live now!!CMBN Market Garden - NewsFriday, 30 August 2013

Combat Mission Battle for Normandy: "Market Garden" is now available for pre-order for both PC and Mac OS X, for only $35 plus S&H (a $10 savings vs. a regular Download&Mail order after the release)!

"Market Garden" is the second module in the critically acclaimed series of WW2 tactical combat simulations and requires the base game, "Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy", upgraded to v2.0 in order to play. If you didn't upgrade CMBN yet, we also offer an attractive Market Garden Bundle which includes the new module as well as the 2.0 Engine Upgrade for only $5 more!

The module & bundle are expected to ship in 4-6 weeks, only a short time after the upcoming anniversary of the real "Operation Market Garden".

 Click here to preorder now! 

Fine print: If you would like to order just the download, please wait until the game is released (in approx. 4-6 weeks). All games ship from our main location in the US, import VAT and other import fees may apply for international customers in addition to the Shipping & Handling charge. When you preorder, your credit card or Paypal account is charged immediately, and not when the item ships. The special $10 discount for preorders means that instead of paying $45/$50 plus S&H for the download & mail delivery after release, you only pay $35/$40 plus S&H. The discount expires after the game is released.

Image  Announcing Combat Mission Battle for Normandy: "Market Garden"CMBN Market Garden - NewsFriday, 16 August 2013Image

How far is this bridge?

Combat Mission: Market Garden depicts allied Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery's September 1944 dash across Holland in a daring gambit to leap the Rhine river and enter the heartland of Germany itself. Fielding U.S., British and Polish forces, Operation Market Garden was meant to be the lightning stroke which would end the war that year. It included the largest airborne operation seen to that day or since. Market Garden ended in tragedy, though, when the allies failed to capture their final objective, the Rhine river bridge at Arnhem. It was, in the famous words of Lt. General Fredrick "Boy" Browning, a bridge too far.

CM: Market Garden allows the player to recreate Monty's desperate struggles to reach and cross the Rhine in Holland. It is an expansion module to Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy and requires the base game in order to play, upgraded to 2.0! No other modules are required.

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New, larger bridges!

For the first time, CM:Market Garden offers detailed, historical, to-scale models of the bridges involved in the Market Garden battles:

  • Arnhem bridge
  • Arnhem railroad bridge
  • Eindhoven bridge
  • Nijmegen bridge

Along with generic large bridges for creating your own fictional battles:

  • Canal bridge
  • Angled bridge
  • Round bridge

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New buildings!

New urban buildings, modeled after buildings near the Arnhem and Nijmegen bridges; and windmills!Image

New map tools!

New editor elevation tools, and a new terrain type: dirt footpaths

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New Scenarios!

Ranging from tiny to huge and with a varied mix of forces, 14+ standalone scenarios focus on the new units, weapons and vehicles found in the module.

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Master Maps!

The 7 "master maps" are huge maps, historically accurate, detailed and thoroughly researched, depicting the main areas around the bridges where most of the fighting happened:

  • Oosterbeek
  • Johana Hoeve
  • Arnhem Road Bridge
  • Oosterhout ( north of Nijmegen)
  • Nijmegen
  • West Nijmegen
  • Elst

These master maps will help scenario designers in creating their own scenarios without the burden of having to create the maps from scratch. The maps can be cut to encompass smaller areas for individual battles.Image

Two Campaigns: Allied and German

THE ROAD TO NIJMEGEN – ALLIED CAMPAIGN
September 17, 1944. Holland.
15 missions.

A MOMENT IN TIME - GERMAN CAMPAIGN
September 19, 1944. Holland.
6 missions.

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New Units and Equipment!

Combat Mission Battle for Normandy: "Market Garden" will be available for Download, Mail Delivery or both Download & Mail later this summer, exclusively from Battlefront.com!

 Click here to jump to the CMBN-MG webpage for screenshots and more details 

Image  Assault Wave - 1.2 update!NewsMonday, 05 August 2013Image

Update 1.2 for Assault Wave is now available on the AppStore! It includes 4 all new units (!) and some bug fixes:

What's new in 1.2 version:

  • 4 new units to multiplayer (both online, and on same device): Panzer II Lynx light tank (GER), Stuart M5 light tank (USA), Brummbar self propelled gun (GER) and Priest M7 self propelled gun (USA)
  • Online multiplayer crash bug fixed: occured when player was searching for an opponent twice in a row
  • Everyplay video sharing button "Share Replay" now hidden if player didn't record the previous battle

Image   More extra awesome unlimited!!! (Downloads that is...)Battlefront.com NewsWednesday, 31 July 2013

Unlimited downloads at Battlefront.com!! Any title, purchased as Digital Download Only or Download & Mail Delivery, can now be downloaded an unlimited number of times and does not expire. Dog ate your backup disc? No worries, log into your store account at www.battlefront.com/store, and simply download again.

Unlimited downloads are retroactive back to purchases made starting January 2012 provided that your download didn't already reach your max count of 10 downloads. (If it did, please go to www.battlefront.com/helpdesk and we will reset the download for you).

If you're interested in the fine print, see our updated Sales Policy and Terms.

How to download old purchases? Go to www.battlefront.com/store and log in, then click on "My Account" from the top menu. You will see a list of orders placed with the account. Open the order details and click on the file name, then simply follow the on-screen instructions to start the download. Questions or concerns? Contact us at www.battlefront.com/helpdesk.

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