Sudden Strike is back! The beloved Real Time Strategy series returns, this time with bigger battlefields, more units, better graphics, new scenarios and legendary commanders with individual abilities – all of which makes Sudden Strike 4 more tactical and realistic than ever before!
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Release Date: Aug 11, 2017

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May 22

Sudden Strike 4 Steam Beta Test Available Now!



Also includes original Sudden Strike Trilogy free of charge to all Steam pre-purchase customers
Kalypso Media is thrilled to announce the launch of a Steam beta testing campaign for upcoming strategy title Sudden Strike 4, available to all Steam (Windows PC) pre-purchase customers starting…now! As an added bonus, Steam pre-purchase customers will also receive immediate access to the original Sudden Strike Trilogy (worth £12.06 as a bundle or £4.49 individually per game) completely free, also launching on Steam today for the very first time, complete with new cloud saving support, giving long-time series fans a hit of nostalgia and a look at the series’ evolution to newer players.

The beta will run all the way to the game’s full release on 11th August 2017, offering pre-purchase customers a first look at Sudden Strike 4, with access to the game’s tutorial, three singleplayer missions (Battle of the Bulge, Stalingrad and Balaton Defensive Operation) and two multiplayer/skirmish maps. Testers will also have exclusive access to the Beta Test Forum on Steam, where they can submit feedback and bug reports to the developers as they continue to polish the game in the run up to launch. The beta will be available in the following languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Korean, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese.

Sudden Strike 4 will release worldwide on Steam on Friday 11th August 2017, as well as retail and the PlayStation® Store in UK and European export territories, followed by a release in North America on Tuesday 15th August for retail and on the PlayStation® Store.
Pre-purchase is available now on Steam, which includes a 15% discount, immediate access to the beta test version of Sudden Strike 4 and the complete Sudden Strike Trilogy, plus a digital soundtrack, digital artbook and the 'Battle of Kursk' DLC, available when the game launches in full. Steam customers can download the free Sudden Strike Quiz app on iOS and Android devices in order to unlock further stackable discounts for a total of up to 25% off the pre-purchase of the game. All Steam pre-purchase customers, both before and after the launch of the beta test campaign, are eligible to receive all of the above incentives.
To celebrate the launch of the Sudden Strike 4 beta, Kalypso has released Part 4 of its ‘General’s Handbook’ video series, which goes into detail about everything players can expect to see in the beta campaign.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUa4tRB6kt0&feature=youtu.be

About Sudden Strike 4
Developed as a fully-fledged series entry and not a remake or reboot, Sudden Strike 4 sends you off on three extensive campaigns set amongst the battlefields of World War II. Commanding the British and American, German or Soviet troops, you will lead over 100 different units into battle, including the German bomber Heinkel He111, the Russian T-34 tank, the British Hawker Typhoon fighter plane and the notorious German Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger. In a first for the Sudden Strike series, you can now choose from one of nine individual commanders, such as George Patton or Bernard Montgomery, who will each allow for different approaches to combat and boast unique abilities.
Prove your tactical expertise in over 20 demanding single player scenarios, the challenge-focused skirmish mode, and the competitive multiplayer mode. A new reward system rewards clever and tactical play, awarding the player with skill points and bonus content, such as historical film footage of the era.
Sudden Strike 4 offers countless ways to vanquish your opponents. Exploit the weak spots of tanks, set up an ambush, occupy buildings with infantry, outmanoeuvre the enemy with clever positioning or unleash devastating air strikes – how you approach each mission is up to you!

Features of Sudden Strike 4:

  • Sudden Strike 4 offers realistic real-time strategy gameplay with tactical depth and a historical setting
  • Three campaigns with over 20 missions to test your tactical skills and determining the outcome of significant WWII battles
  • As one of nine commanders, lead your army on the battlegrounds of the biggest military conflict in history
  • Command more than 100 authentic units – including the Königstiger tank, the Katyusha rocket launcher and the Hawker Typhoon fighter plane
  • ‘Pause and play’ system allows you to suspend the action while issuing detailed commands and manoeuvres to your units
  • Pit yourself against other commanders in the competitive multiplayer mode
  • The PC version features modding support with Steam Workshop integration

Sudden Strike 4 is scheduled for a worldwide release on Steam on 11th August 2017 as well as retail and the PlayStation® Store in UK and European export territories, and then in North America on Tuesday 15th August for retail and the PlayStation® Store.

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May 4

Prepare for War! Sudden Strike 4 Release Date Announced



Eagerly anticipated RTS arrives on PC 11th August 2017

Kalypso Media is excited to reveal that the launch date for Sudden Strike 4 has been set as Friday 11th August 2017 for a worldwide Steam release, as well as retail and the PlayStation® Store in UK and European export territories, and then in North America on Tuesday 15th August for retail and the PlayStation® Store. The release of Sudden Strike 4 sees the legendary RTS series return on Windows PC, Mac, Linux.

To accompany the announcement, Kalypso Media is also proud to share a selection of new screenshots, which perfectly illustrate the detailed, dynamic environments and incredible attention to detail that has been lavished upon the units and gameplay mechanics. For an even more detailed look at the game from a developer’s point of view, Kalypso has also recently released three videos in a new ‘General’s Handbook’ video series on YouTube, in which Sudden Strike 4 Producer Christian Schlütter runs through the basic gameplay principles of the game and discusses how the title has evolved and changed throughout the development process.

Pre-purchase is available now on Steam, which includes a 15% discount, plus a digital soundtrack, digital artbook and the 'Battle of Kursk' DLC. Steam customers can download the free Sudden Strike Quiz app on iOS and Android devices in order to unlock further stackable discounts for a total of up to 25% off the pre-purchase of the game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf27xb2SdUI&feature=youtu.be

About Sudden Strike 4
Developed as a fully-fledged series entry and not a remake or reboot, Sudden Strike 4 sends you off on three extensive campaigns set amongst the battlefields of World War II. Commanding the British and American, German or Soviet troops, you will lead over 100 different units into battle, including the German bomber Heinkel He111, the Russian T-34 tank, the British Hawker Typhoon fighter plane and the notorious German Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger. In a first for the Sudden Strike series, you can now choose from one of nine individual commanders, such as George Patton or Bernard Montgomery, who will each allow for different approaches to combat and boast unique abilities.

Prove your tactical expertise in over 20 demanding single player scenarios, the challenge-focused skirmish mode, and the competitive multiplayer mode. A new reward system rewards clever and tactical play, awarding the player with skill points and bonus content, such as historical film footage of the era.

Sudden Strike 4 offers countless ways to vanquish your opponents. Exploit the weak spots of tanks, set up an ambush, occupy buildings with infantry, outmanoeuvre the enemy with clever positioning or unleash devastating air strikes – how you approach each mission is up to you!

Features of Sudden Strike 4:
  • Sudden Strike 4 offers realistic real-time strategy gameplay with tactical depth and a historical setting
  • Three campaigns with over 20 missions to test your tactical skills and determining the outcome of significant WWII battles
  • As one of nine commanders, lead your army on the battlegrounds of the biggest military conflict in history
  • Command more than 100 authentic units – including the Königstiger tank, the Katyusha rocket launcher and the Hawker Typhoon fighter plane
  • ‘Pause and play’ system allows you to suspend the action while issuing detailed commands and manoeuvres to your units
  • Pit yourself against other commanders in the competitive multiplayer mode
  • The PC version features modding support with Steam Workshop integration

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Reviews

“Already in this preview version, the World War II battles are captivating, thanks to the powerful graphical presentation and thrilling missions. "Company of Heroes 2" and other such competitors will have to take cover from this tactical giant”
Computer Bild Spiele, 09/2016

“Kite Games’ attention to detail and historical accuracy makes the game look all the more promising”
GameWatcher

“Sudden Strike 4 maintains all the best elements from previous entries while pushing the series steadily forward”
EGM

Pre-Purchase Offer

Pre-Purchase Sudden Strike 4 now and receive the following bonuses:



[NEW - MAY 22] Instant access to closed beta
Gain access to Steam exclusive closed beta and feedback forum

[NEW - MAY 22] Sudden Strike Trilogy (1 - 3)
Receive Steam versions of the beloved RTS series with Sudden Strike Gold, Sudden Strike 2 Gold, Sudden Strike 3 Arms to Victory and The Last Stand including map editors and all available map packs and expansions!

Exclusive skirmish map: The Battle for Kursk
Relive the fight for the Kursk salient without any rules or restrictions! Lead the german army against a brutal soviet skirmish AI in one of the biggest tank battles of World War 2!

The Sudden Strike 4 Soundtrack
Download and enjoy the complete, orchestral Sudden Strike 4 Soundtrack - recorded by the Hungarian Studio Orchestra!

The art(book) of war
Download the Sudden Strike 4 digital artbook and enjoy the game’s fantastic artwork, including the work of Simon Robert, best known for his work on the hit TV series Game of Thrones!

About This Game

Sudden Strike 4 sends you off on three extensive campaigns set amongst the battlefields of World War II.

Commanding the Allied, German or Soviet troops, you will lead over 100 different units into battle; like the German bomber Heinkel He111, the Russian T-34 tank, the British Hawker Typhoon fighter plane and the notorious German Panzerkampfwagen VI "Tiger".



In a first for the Sudden Strike series, you can now choose from one of nine individual commanders, such as George Patton or Bernard Montgomery, who will each allow for different approaches to combat and boast unique abilities.



Prove your strategic expertise in over 20 demanding singleplayer scenarios, the challenge-focused skirmish mode and the ultra-competitive multiplayer mode via LAN & Internet.



Exploit the weak spots of tanks, set up an ambush, occupy buildings with infantry, outmaneuver the enemy with clever positioning or unleash devastating air strikes – how you approach each mission is up to you!



Modding support with Steam Workshop integration.



Optional „Pause & Play“ for more tactical depth

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: AMD or Intel, 3 GHz Dual-Core or 2.6 GHz Quad-Core
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7850, NVIDIA GeForce 660 series
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: AMD Quad-Core @ 3.8 GHz or Intel Quad-Core @ 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 470 or NVIDIA GeForce 1050 Ti series and above
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: AMD or Intel, 3 GHz Dual-Core or 2.6 GHz Quad-Core
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7850, NVIDIA GeForce 660 series
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: MacOS 10
    • Processor: AMD Quad-Core @ 3.8 GHz or Intel Quad-Core @ 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 470 or NVIDIA GeForce 1050 Ti series and above
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: SteamOS, Ubuntu 15.10
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7850, NVIDIA GeForce 660 series
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: SteamOS, Ubuntu 15.10
    • Processor: AMD Quad-Core @ 3.8 GHz or Intel Quad-Core @ 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 470 or NVIDIA GeForce 1050 Ti series and above
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
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