The Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45
) has details on a free trial for the World War II
shooter that will be conducted via Steam
during the first week in August as
well as a free booster pack:
Roswell, GA, July 25, 2006: Tripwire
Interactive is pleased to announce a free full-game trial for Red Orchestra:
Ostfront 41-45. From Wednesday August 2 through Monday August 7, players can
download and play the full multiplayer game via Steam.
The free trial will come on the heels of Red Orchestraís soon to be released
Free Booster Pack. The original game features 13 maps, 28 weapons and 14
crewable vehicles. Just 4 months after release, the Free Booster Pack and
previous updates add a large number of new features including:
- A full new map, Lyes Krovy, a brutal close-quarters fight for a German
trench-and-bunker position in a forest in northern Russia in the summer of 1944.
Soviet forces attack a strongly-fortified position, while the Germans fight hard
to hold them off. Lyes Krovy has rapidly become a favourite with the Tripwire
- A new weapon system - smoke grenades. On select maps, infantry commanders will
now have smoke instead of explosive grenades, which can be used to create quick
cover for assault routes, or to momentarily blind the defenders. We're finding
that clever use of smoke can change tactical stalemates at a stroke!
- Two new weapons - the German MP41 sub-machine gun and the Soviet M44 rifle.
- Numerous other changes to the tank armour penetration systems; the tank
reloading system and changes to the victory conditions to prevent