Based on the award winning Red Orchestra: Ostfront, Darkest Hour: Europe ‘44-’45 is a free, online multiplayer, total-conversion mod that raises the bar for intensity, realism and emphasis on teamwork to crush your enemies and achieve victory.
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Jun 9, 2009
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October 30

v8.0 Live Beta Release!

Darklight Games is proud to announce that Darkest Hour's new v8.0 update has now entered LIVE BETA! This means that the v8.0 update is now live on Steam for all to play!

This update adds a number of exciting new features such as squads, constructions, and more. Since this is the largest and most technically ambitious update the game has ever seen, we are making sure to get it right! This is why we are releasing the game for our community to play while we work out any remaining kinks in a real-world environment.

Be sure to join the 500+ strong Discord community to discuss the changes, make suggestions, or report any bugs!

See you on the battlefield!

Chat with us on Discord: http://discord.gg/EEwFhtk
Support us on Patron: https://www.patreon.com/darkesthourgame
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/darkesthourgame
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/darklight_games
Watch us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqRNIWsgJDqsocwUHykvkBg

P.S. A full changelog will be made available soon.
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October 19

Squad and Construction Basics: Explained!

Want in on this Sunday's Beta test, but not sure how the squad system works?
Here is a handy video that introduces the basics of how to join and lead squads.

https://youtu.be/2AyDRl6kK20

Beta Schedule: http://steamcommunity.com/games/DH/events
Get The Beta: https://github.com/DarklightGames/DarkestHour/wiki/Beta-Test

Make sure to be there this Sunday the 22nd @ 5pm GMT for 128 player test!!!!

See you on the battlefield!
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D-Day Anniversary 2016 Update

To commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, we have added a total of five new official maps for Darkest Hour!

  • La Cambe (50+ players)
  • St-Clement (32+ players)
  • Dead Man’s Corner (8-16 players)
  • Vierville (16-32 players)
  • Foucarville (8-16 players)

For more details, head for the official website: http://www.darkesthourgame.com/

About This Game

Based on the award winning Red Orchestra: Ostfront, Darkest Hour: Europe ‘44-’45 is a free, online multiplayer, total-conversion mod that raises the bar for intensity, realism and emphasis on teamwork to crush your enemies and achieve victory.

Main Features

  • Fight alongside or against US, British and Canadian forces
  • Brave 27 authentic battles from the Normandy invasion to the frigid forests of the Ardennes
  • Pull the trigger on dozens of iconic weapons
  • Flinch as bullets whip and crack over your head with our greatly improved suppression system
  • Crew over 30 fearsome armored vehicles including late-war heavy hitters like the M18 Hellcat and King Tiger
  • Rip through tanks with an improved and highly detailed armor penetration model
  • Coordinate with your team to rain death from above with player-operated mortars
  • Clear a path with wire-cutters and trample obstacles under your treads
  • Deploy to the front lines with a completely redesigned spawning system
  • Conquer the enemy with team cohesion and authentic tactics

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimum:

    OS: Windows XP/Vista
    Processor: 1.2 GHZ or Equivalent
    Memory: 1 GB RAM
    Graphics: 64 MB DX9 Compliant
    Hard Drive: 3 GB free hard drive space
    Sound: DX 8.1 Compatible Audio

    Recommended:

    OS: Windows XP/Vista
    Processor: 3.0 GHZ or Equivalent
    Memory: 4 GB RAM
    Graphics: 1024 MB DX9 Compliant
    Hard Drive: 5 GB free hard drive space
    Sound: Eax Compatible

    Minimum:

    OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    Processor: Intel Mac
    Graphics: Nvidia or ATI GPU (Intel GPUs unsupported)

    Minimum:

    OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, fully updated
    Processor: 1.2 GHZ or Equivalent
    Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Graphics: Nvidia, ATI, or Intel GPU with hardware-accelerated drivers
    Hard Drive: 3 GB free hard drive space

    Recommended:

    OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, fully updated
    Processor: 2.4 GHZ or Equivalent
    Memory: 4 GB RAM
    Graphics: Nvidia, ATI, or Intel GPU with hardware-accelerated drivers
    Hard Drive: 5 GB free hard drive space
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