Return to the bloody battlefields of World War II in this epic sequel. Blitzkrieg 2 returns you to the gritty realism of WWII battles while pushing your focus into new, strategic opportunities during global war!
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Mostly Positive (14 reviews) - 78% of the 14 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Very Positive (258 reviews) - 84% of the 258 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 23, 2005

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About This Game

Enhance the full Blitzkrieg experience!
Blitzkrieg II comes with tremendous focus on new strategic opportunities, global war and gritty realism of WWII battles. On the side of Soviet Armed Forces, US Army or German Wehrmacht you plan entire operations and lead your men into fierce action, choose reinforcements and use a wide range of new weapons in three full-blown campaigns that span the globe. New graphics engine and significant step over the original game get you in control of the most dramatic and bloody conflict of the past century.

Real Strategy

Decide what missions to fight, accumulate and call in any type of reinforcements, capture train stations or airfields to receive more troops by railroad or get air supremacy during the entire operation. Accomplish tactical objectives and missions to support your war efforts at strategic level and ensure your combat efficiency in the decisive battles.

Promote and assign commanders to combat units to expand your tactical advantage with over 50 unique skills and real-life abilities. Order engineers to plant TNT charge and blast passing enemy units, use linked grenades for extra damage, suppress infantry with flak fire and master other combat techniques introduced in Blitzkrieg II.

Real War

Philippines, Iwo Jima, Tobruk, Moscow, Stalingrad, Ardennes - fight on every major front of WWII from the heart of Europe and blistering sands of Africa to the deadly jungle isles of the Pacific. Your mission goals will vary from counter attacks and air warfare to covert operations and seashore landing onslaught.

Get access to hundreds of authentic weapons from “Satan” flame tank to Tiger II and T-35 monsters, from “Zero” fighters to V-2 ballistic missiles and 305-mm railroad guns. Make use of special forces, sappers, assault engineers and even guard dogs!

Key Features

  • Fight on every major front of WWII in 68 missions through 3 campaigns that span the globe!
  • Plan your actions strategically, choose what missions to fight, what reinforcements to get
  • Get in control of over 250 authentic WWII units and 60 types of infantry
  • Open new tactics and abilities as units grow in experience
  • Use structures and terrain for cover, destroy everything in your path, fight day and night under any climatic conditions on the ground, sea, and in the air!
  • Experience intense WWII battles in stunning full 3D interactive environment, thanks to the advanced Enigma Engine with true Line Of Sight and Line of Fire systems
  • Step, if you dare, into the fury of multiplayer action with match-making and auto-rating support at the special dedicated server
  • Create war the way you want it with versatile Map and Mod editor

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
    • Processor: 2,4GHz Pentium 4 / Athlon
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 Мб Video card GeForce 4 / Radeon 9600
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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Mostly Positive (14 reviews)
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1.0 hrs
Posted: August 6
weak game, lame gameplay, way to slow unit movement, very bad reinforcement system. i do get that some people will like this game, but certainly not me. not really a tactical game neither. don't understand this is a second game and there's even a 3de game in a series.... And VERY VERY VERY GLAD i bought it for 7 euro instead of it's full price which is way too steep for a bad game like this
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6.3 hrs
Posted: July 24

Gameplay wise not much is different from the first one
but there is alot of extra stuff from the blitzkrieg 1 that was ripped right out of the game
And Graphics are only a slight improvement
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14.6 hrs
Posted: July 23
-Easy to get into
-Spin camera around
-Fun when bored or internet is being taken up
-Tons of missions
-Units chitter chatter while performing tasks
-Good auto targeting by units
-Runs very well
-Very similar to Panzer Tactics DS, only not on a hexagonal grid and is real-time-strategy, not turn-based-strategy
-Can't zoom out enough to easily select aircraft, which are always moving
-Units sometimes don't want to take the easy route, and constantly move back and forth
-Entrenched soldiers on your side almost instantly die, but the enemy's take forever with mulitple tanks and infantry units
-Keybindings don't really work very well, all you'll need is the mouse
-No real multiplayer

I am a huge nerd when it comes to WW2 and especially tanks and planes. I saw this and it was on sale for a little over a dollar and got it. I am very happy with my desicion, Blitzkrieg 2 is very fun to play when you're bored, or want a good strategy game. Sometimes the unit doesn't want to move in the way you want. Tanks act like they're being controlled by World of Tank players. They don't care about roads and destory everything, which is kinda funny and annoying. Tanks will pivot and phase through eachother, but other than that, the units are very mindful of eachother and avoid eachother well. They also auto-target units very well, though I wish there was a priority targeting, like T-28s prioritizing Panzer 4 Ds. It has a ton of missions and operations, and three different campaigns, The US, Germany, and USSR. The second to last mission on the USSR's first operation is the hardest and you should use most of you back up, and get them set up while your troops you were given at the start are holding the forts. If you don't call in very much back up, 4 T-34s and a KV-2 will show up for you, but are more than likely gonna get overrun very quickly. The final mission of the first operation is the only mission that you're really gonna be performing different tasks. The HUD is nice overall and the realism is there, but kinda messed up by some lack of realistic details, like being able to put tanks into formations and priority targets.
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43.3 hrs
Posted: July 15
+ Stable single player campaign with lots of missions
+ Quite ok graphics after all this years.
+ Lots of units
+ Mod support.

- Terrible pathfinding for units, especially when there is a lot of things in the way. For example, if you have 10 tanks and want get to one point. if you are lucky 5 of them get there on the same time and the rest 20-60 secs later. if you are unlucky some of them goes in to enemy territory and get blown up.
- Some of your units goes kamikaze without reason. AA trucks starts chasing planes all over the map, tanks starts chasing units, infantry with camouflage on tries to kill enemy units far far away and gets killed on the way there. The list goes on. One funny thing, I did not have this problem in the German campaign. Just the allied campaign.
- Not so very good music. Sure its from 2005, but it is still below average.
- Enemy AI can see you before you see them. Sadly this is quite common in most games, Enemy AI don't have "fog of War" enabled.

Quote ( A staple in both the real-time and turn-based strategy genres, Fog of War simulates the unknowns of the battlefield by covering areas of the map, to be progressively revealed by the player )
End Of Quote
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6.0 hrs
Posted: July 11
Definitely not as good as the first Blitz. Hard to put my finger on it, but some quality of the game has been lost.
The graphics have actually deterioriated, and the sounds aren't nearly as good either.
The little voice phrases have become more cartoonish as well.

I wish I could return this one.
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0.3 hrs
Posted: July 9
Old technical issues with squad selection and path finding, unresponsive squads etc.
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4.5 hrs
Posted: July 8
A solid WW2 strategy game. Over a decade old but still very much interesting to play.

Fans of Company of Heroes series will love the Blitzkrieg I and II anthology.

Both anthology packs are available for just under a dollar each right now (till 11 July 2016) in Steam sale, it's a steal.
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3.4 hrs
Posted: July 5
Company of Heroes : Early 00's edition
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1.8 hrs
Posted: July 2
Product received for free
Basic Information
Title: Blitzkrieg 2 Anthology
Developer: Nival
Publisher: Nival
Genre: Real Time Strategy

General Impression
I’ve been playing the Blitzkrieg series of classic WW2 RTS’ for quite a few years. I still can't refuse its great challenges in the form of pure strategic thinking. Let me explain: unlike so many other real time strategy games out there, Blitzkrieg 2 has next to no base management (more like defense, in a handful of missions) and you never have to build structures or “recruit” new units unto the battlefield. Instead, before each mission you can form an army from the reserves currently available based on a point and merit system, that rewards players who also complete secondary objectives on the map. So you have a pure strategy game in which you need to be careful about your troop placement and you can never really sacrifice too many of them. Or perhaps you can and then suffer the consequences. War is anything but forgiving…

Strong Points
+ Nice graphics.
+ Unit diversity.
+ Well balanced difficulty.
+ Superb soundtrack.

Weak Points
- No Steam Achievements or Trading Cards.
- The missions themselves are less diversified.

Rating 9/10

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54.1 hrs
Posted: June 24
I really enjoy this game, its from my childhood, and I still enjoy it to this day.
The graphics might not be the best anymore for this era, but the gameplay is still nice.
Although infantry sucks balls in Bk II, its still a great WWII RTS game.

And you can still play multiplayer on the Nival servers, just launch the other version of the game, Liberation or The Fall of the Reich.
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84 of 93 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
39.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 17, 2014
This is the first generation of Men of War and Company of Heroes 2. I played this many years ago along with the first one, Now the first game has terrible graphics but is still playable. Blitzkrieg 2 is a lot better but you still have to manouvre around the age barrier of the game. Realistic to an extent as bombers actually destroy tanks and not just knock a little bit off the huge red health bar games tend to have these days. You can build trenches, road blocks and other types of obstacles which make the whole concept a lot more appealing. I have the first on disc (still) and just downloading this second anthology now, deffinitely worth the time and specially worth the low cost of money for the amount of gameplay you will get out of this!


(If you played the older generation of Command and Conquer, then you will absolutely love this!)
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42 of 45 people (93%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 18, 2014
I loved this game when I was younger, and was destroyed when I found out it didn't work on Windows 7. Whether you get this or the first game, it'll be well worth the the $5 fee. It has a great campaign with famous battles from World War II, with the ability to play as America, Russia, or Germany. Beyond that it has a great custom map editor that allows you to create entire campaigns. The possibilities are endless with the map editor and a healthy amount of mods for anyone who wants anything extra. To add to this deal, the game includes both expansion packs for free.
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37 of 38 people (97%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
179.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2014
Amazing Game! Have been playing it for years and still holds its replay value with great multiplayer and campaigns. I recommend this game to any WW2 lovers or just strait up strategy gamers.

Why get this game?:

- posseses almost every vehicle and artillery system used in World war 2, ranging from the French Renault R35 to the Russian IS-3 main battle tank
- Great multiplayer with a small but growing community of players
- Requires tactics over massed tank rushes(unless you want to be slaughtered by your friends entrenched infantry and anti-tank guns!)
- Deployable air support such as B-29's, Me-262's, and the famous P-51 Mustang
- An amazing single player campaign throughout the game and its added expansions featuring US/UK, German, and Soviet campaigns with the Russian one featuring one of the most epic last stands in history known as the Battle of Berlin
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34 of 36 people (94%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
This game was my entire child hood, I used to play this game for hours a day. Campaign was really good in my opinion, but multiplayer is where it really shines.

Sadly, there is a problem with the screen tearing and I do not know how to fix it. It really bugs me and I wish I could find a solution. Hopefully they add an update and fix it. It seems to happen with people who use 1920 x 1080 resloutions.

Another downfall to this is that multiplayer is disabled, which is a really huge shame. I hope this gets enough support and they will add steam servers to Blitzkrieg II

Overall, if you like any RTS, (especially company of heroes) then i definatly recommended this game.
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28 of 29 people (97%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
29.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
This game was my childhood. I remember playing this game for hours on end, even had a 6 hour multiplayer game once (not proud, but sorta proud). The campaign is amazing, very indepth and offers tremendous amounts of player skill to vary the outcomes of any scenario. You can play a total of three campaigns, one for USA, Germany, and Soviet Russia. Although these campaigns are great, and could easily suck up a few days of your time, the real fun is in the multiplayer area. The game is a totally different animal and is immensely fun as a multiplayer, unfortunately the multiplayer function is disabled :'( I'm sure this is one game that steam would not regret opening some multiplayer servers for. Back in the day, this game always had around 50 people playing it at any time, which is much higher than most RTS games can say for their landing lobby. If you're into WW2 tactics and creating your own strategies in real-time combat, this is the game for you.
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33 of 38 people (87%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 22, 2014
Classic game in all respects!! Modern games should really pay attention and take some lessons....
Played the game when it was released back in the days and thought that it will look really outdated in 2014. I couldn't be more wrong than that!! It reminded me what I love about strategy games:

- Massive Armies
- Tactics and Strategy
- Variety of units, tanks, planes, etc
- 'Who gives a 'bullet' about high end graphics in strategy'?
- Progression and reasonable paying time.
- Fun, fun, fun

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26 of 28 people (93%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 3
-Really good and challenging missions
-All units earn experience that carries on throughout the game which unlocks different abilities
- Can play as Germany, Russia and America
-Has a set amount of reinforcements that you can call in per mission

-Only has LAN multiplayer
- Can play as Germany, Russia and America
-Has reinforcements same as the campaign but get restocked every couple of minutes or so
-Can choose what year to fight in
-Can lay mines, setup hedgehogs and barbed wire, dig trenches and dig in (put sandbags around your tanks and cannons)
-Capture points must be repaired with repair trucks before you can capture them

-Repair trucks
-AT guns
-AA guns

If you like WWII RTS games like Men of War and Company of Heroes as much as I do (which is a lot) then I guarantee you will like this game.

Note: I have played a lot of this game offline so my playtime wont look like much
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20 of 20 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
This game looks so old, by today's standards. However, it plays very well. Very fun and addicting. I recommend it fully.

I'm only abouut 2 hours into it but Its very challenging. Definately more a realistic game instead of a arcade style RTS.

Soldiers are quickly torn appart from tanks. Infantry left in the open quickly slaughtered.

I'm just discovering this game now and Would have been great to play this on multiplayer. All those years ago.
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47 of 67 people (70%) found this review helpful
39 people found this review funny
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2015
Company of Heroes: Childhood Edition
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19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
13.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 21, 2015
An oldie but a goodie in the WWII genre. The three campaigns are very in-depth, and rewarding of careful planning rather than just throwing armor at the enemy. The amount of ways to go about completing your goal is also very pleasing, with many, many classes of units with many dozens of units among those classes.

Very worthy addition to any RTS-enthusiast's library.
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