Order of Battle: World War II is breath of fresh air for all strategy fans. It is a game that takes wargaming to a new level by upgrading every single game element and rebooting the genre for a new generation of players.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (21) - 61% of the 21 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (920) - 68% of the 920 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 30, 2015

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March 8

Sandstorm is coming!

1941. Erwin Rommel is appointed commander of the newly created Deutsches Afrika Korps, with the goal of supporting Italy in their campaign against the Allied forces in North Africa.
It is the beginning of a great military campaign which will show the world the military genius of Rommel, a series of great accomplishments which will earn him the immortal nickname of the Desert Fox.

Order of Battle: Sandstorm, the new DLC in the Order of Battle series, will let you relive those years.

You will need exceptional strategical ability to succeed in the brand new campaign – one of the longest ever in Order of Battle, 14 scenarios! Beware, you will be outnumbered and time is against you. Deceive your enemy, then outmaneuver and vanquish them before you run out of supplies.

Sandstorm greatly expands the roster of Italy, adding many unique units as well as specializations. It also introduces a brand new terrain type to Order of Battle, Arid, as well as new terrain rules to represent the hazards of fighting in a desert environment (has anyone mentioned sandstorms?).

Sandstorm is currently in development and it’s about to enter Beta. If you would like to follow its development and give us a hand in testing it, please apply for the beta here.

We will show you more of the DLC soon, so stay tuned!

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February 20

Update v5.2.9 and First Round of the Tournament!

Today we are releasing the new update for Order of Battle: World War II, bringing the game to version 5.2.9.

Furthermore, it's time for the Tournament to begin!

You will be contacted and sent an e-mail containing all the info you need to know to start playing. We're really looking forward to see the outcome of this first round. Good luck!


• Shader fixes
• Waffen SS II description fixed to reflect its effect
• Tweaks to some unit costs and stats
• Updated Engine version and renderer
• Missing railroad links fixed
• Rising Sun, Guadalcanal scenario missing event picture added
• US Pacific, Leyte campaign fix for Japanese fleet spawning
• Panzerkrieg scenario fixes now actualy implemented in patch
• Fixed bug where music would not play
• Fixed the duplication of Specialisation units
• Battle of Britain mod compatibility fixed
• Snow effects on attacker and defender on some terrain types corrected
• Fixes bug that could cause all units' strength or experience to be reduced in certain scenarios
• Fixes to Panzerkrieg scenarios Kharkov, Operation Zvezda/Star, Voronezh and Stalingrad
• Missing sharp turns in railroad textures added
• Fixed a bug in the Field Medics specialization that could prevent importing a core force from the Boot Camp into the US Pacific campaign.
• Several unit stats tweaked or fixed (Flammpanzer III, Il-2M3, T34 series, Ki-15, ...)
• Missing destroyed textures added for Bohler 47mm gun and 20mm Flak 36.
• Added 41-45 versions of the "canoe version" of the British SBS units.
• Disbanding aircraft inside a hangar will now corrected change the strength points of that hangar - or remove it entirely.
• Core units can only be disbanded if they have not yet moved or attacked in the current turn
• Texts in campaigns fixed for non-English languages
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“Fast, approachable, and challenging, it is everything I want in a wargame.”
9/10 – PCGamesN

“Overall, this is the Pacific Theater of Operations Panzer General many gamers have been waiting for”
88% – Armchair General

“Order of Battle: Pacific is the best strategy title of the year so far”
8.5/10 – Softpedia

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About This Game

The free version of the game gives you access to the unique Boot Camp campaign as well as a taste of the first chapter of every other campaign pack. This means that new free missions will appear as soon as a new campaign gets released!

Order of Battle: World War II is breath of fresh air for all strategy fans. It is a game that takes wargaming to a new level by upgrading every single game element and rebooting the genre for a new generation of players. Detailed terrain, rich animations and a slick interface, all within a traditional setting and with the elements that are familiar to experienced players - Order of Battle: World War II follows in the footsteps of all time classics, such as Panzer General.

With a selection of over 700 unique looking and behaving units, players can build and manage their army, fleet and air force throughout the campaigns set in the various theatres of operations during WW2. A unique system of specializations allows players to customize their forces with special units, bonuses and abilities that reflect the difference in strategies and mentality of the various factions.

A set of unique Commanders – split between Generals, Pilots and Captains – is gradually unlocked in the campaigns. These can be attached to specific units to provide unique bonuses to anything in their command range. While good use of unit types and tactics remains the player's priority, clever use of Commanders can tip the balance in an offensive operation or buy just enough time in defense to turn the tide to your favor.

In Order of Battle: World War II, a unique supply system also plays a key factor that directly affects the combat efficiency of the units. Landing on an enemy island without any support ships will prevent the invasion forces from building a solid beachhead, and breaking the supply lines of your opponent, isolating his units and making encirclement maneuvers are the strategies required to achieve an ultimate victory.

Add an intuitive in-game scenario editor, up to 4 player multiplayer support through Hotseat or Slitherine's PBEM++ server system and you have a game with endless re-playability.

  • Classic turn based, hex based gameplay with an intuitive UI and great depth.
  • Play in dynamic campaigns with unit carryover and multiple "what-if" scenarios.
  • A rich 3D world with detailed animations and effects. Turn-based wargaming has never looked this good!
  • 20 different Specializations give a unique feel to each faction including Banzai Charge, Bushido Code and even the Manhattan Project.
  • Over 700 different unit types, including infantry, tanks, ships and aircraft, each with unique visuals and animations
  • Attach unique commanders to your units to give them additional offensive and defensive bonuses
  • A deep but intuitive supply system allowing breakthroughs & encirclements.
  • 4 player multiplayer over PBEM++ and hotseat, supporting last-man-standing, teamplay and cooperative against AI scenarios.
  • An extensive, user-friendly in-game scenario editor with a what-you-see-is-what-you-get design.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Pentium 4 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 Mb DirectX 11 video card with shader model 2.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4256 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.7+
    • Graphics: DX11 (shader model 2.0)
    • Storage: 2125 MB available space

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