Eastern Front is a free mod for Company of Heroes which has successfully added a full Soviet faction packed with unique and exciting units as well as the rugged Ostheer, a unique new Axis faction which was designed to counter the Soviets, a feat never before achieved in the Company of Heroes world.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (500) - 81% of the 500 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 21, 2010

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September 23

Update 2.4.3.2b (will be shown ingame as 2.4.3.2)

Bugfixes:

* fixed reinforcement bug on Spotter
* fixed some double layered upgrades
* swapped Hohlladungsgranate-Ability from Sdkfz 250/10 (AT HT) to Sdkfz 250/9 (Stummel Halftrack)
* fixed projectile bug on PTRD
* Rangers get their +25% weapon penetration bonus with vet 1


Balancing:


Panzer Elite:

Gameplay:

* removed Schwimmwagen (for now, will be put back in in the Brit faction update)
* applied mine drop ability to Kettenkrad
* shuffled abilities:
  • removed Field Experience upgrade (capture speed)
  • moved Flame grenade upgrade to Kampfgruppe Kompanie (t2)
  • moved Veteran Sergeant upgrade to Kampfgruppe Kompanie, now also applies 25% capture rate from Field Experience
  • moved Sdkfz 250 armour upgrade to Logistik Kompanie
  • moved improved repairs to Panzerjäger Kommand

Stats:

* lowered Kettenkrad repair rate by 25%
* lowered Kettenkrad capture speed from 2.00 to 1.5
* increased Sdkfz 221 (Scout Car) cost to 180mp/20f (from 10f)
* increased Sdkfz 250 armor upgrade cost to 160mp/35f (From 120mp/25f)
* lowered Pz Grenadier Kar98 damage to 12 (from 13)
* lowered Nashorn Call in cost to 500mp (from 700mp)

Soviets:

* lowered Mg crew cost to 240mp (from 250mp)
* increased Bt7a damage to 87.5 (from 76)

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September 9

Patch 2.4.3.2 (Sep. 9th 2018)

Patch 2.4.3.2 Changelog:

Bugfixes:

* Fixed Spotter retreat speed
* fixed Spotter shooting in observe mode
* fixed camouflage movement for vetted snipers in cover
* fixed spotter max range issues
* fixed IL-2 Sturmovik Air Raid unlock together with Katyusha
* fixed blue boxes on IL-2 Sturmovik Air Raid
* fixed requirements for a couple of abilities (smoke rounds, grenades etc.)
* improved performance and loading times slightly
* couple minor other bugfixes on abilities

Gameplay:

Ostheer:

* to avoid further confusion about the Assault / Support Troops selection the upgrade was moved from the HQ to the Kampfkommandant. The Kommandant is required for the modifiers to apply anyways. The upgrade is permanent until the Kommandant dies. Afterwards you can train a new one and select again.
Bonuses Assault Troops: +15% capping speed and -10% received supression.(no change)
Bonus Support Troops: +10m sight range and 0.022 health regen in friendly territory.(no change)
* added correct requirement for Vehicle Smoke (Army Fortress "Ambush Tactics", 2nd ability on left side)
* lowered Landser vet 2 health bonus from 20% to 10%
* lowered Mg26(t) performance on medium and close range
* tweaked Mkb42 performance on short range
* lowered Luchs resistance to PTRD/PTRS. Will penetrate more reliably on all ranges
* lowered Luchs hitpoints to 310 (from 360)

Soviets:

* increased spotter buildtime to 35s (from 29s)
* lowered camouflage shot bonus to 5 (from 10)
* Bt7a 76mm cannon upgrade is a fuel tech (150mp/30f) in the armory now. Vehicles in the field can be upgraded for 75 ammo
* swapped Strelky vet 1 and vet 2 bonus. Vet 1 + 15% weapon accuracy, vet 2 - 15% weapon reload
* lowered Strelky reinforcement cost from 58% to 54%
* applied Strelky veterancy bonuses to Sturmovie ingenery
* lowered T34-85 xp reward from 10 to 9
* lowered T34-76 xp reward from 9 to 8
* increased T34-85 hitpoints to 480 (from 450)
* increased Su 100 hitpoints to 650 (from 600)
* fixed target tables on some infantry weapons
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Reviews

“Adding a completely new faction is challenging, and actually making it successful is better”
9.2 (aggregate) – ModDB

“As great as Company of Heroes is, it takes something really special to make a great game even greater, but CoH:EF does just that!”
Joe Robinson; Strategy Informer

“Eastern Front gives gamers everywhere a reason to play CoH again with a level of quality that makes it easy to forget it isn't an official expansion.”
Rhea Monique; Hellmode

About This Game

Eastern Front is a free mod for Company of Heroes. Following the ethos of mimicking a Relic Entertainment expansion pack, Eastern Front has succeeded in adding a full Soviet faction packed with unique and exciting units to the existing armie as well as the rugged Ostheer - a unique new Axis faction which was designed from the ground up to counter the Soviets - a feat never before achieved in the Company of Heroes world.

We are constantly working to improve Eastern Front; our dedicated and experienced development team has worked on the mod for seven years, and we don't intend to stop yet. The future will bring new campaigns, new reward units, further game mechanics and an overall better experience.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon XP or equivalent
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible 512MB video card with Pixel Shader 1.1 support or equivalent and latest manufacturer drivers
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® 9.0c compatible 16-bit sound card
    • Additional Notes: Requires the new Steam version of Company of Heroes to play. For multiplayer experience, the recommended requirements should be used.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64 bits)
    • Processor: 3.0 Ghz Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon XP or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB NVIDIA GeForce 400 series or 1GB Radeon HD 5000 series or better
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card:
    • Additional Notes: It is recommended to upgrade to a 64 bits OS to improve the performance of the game.
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