The next chapter in the groundbreaking real-time strategy franchise from critically acclaimed studio Relic Entertainment. This standalone game features two unique armies with full length campaigns. Players will experience fast-paced dynamic tactics like never before, in two of the most brutal World War II campaigns ever fought.

Take command of the tenacious British 2nd Army in the vicious battle for Caen, France, or lead the German Panzer Elite as they struggle to repel the largest airborne invasion in history.

With two intensely cinematic campaigns, mission persistence, improved vehicle AI and weather effects that directly impact the battlefield, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts supports DirectX 10 and is fully compatible with the original Company of Heroes. Battle online with these two all-new armies and a total of four playable armies - allowing players to wage the ultimate war for Fortress Europe.

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About Company of Heroes: Eastern Front with 25 comments by blackbishop on Mar 17th, 2014

Hello comrades,

It is time to talk about some of the upcoming changes for the Soviet and Ostheer factions in Eastern Front. Since we couldn't release our previous patch due to the issues with Company of Heroes updates, we continued working and improving the build, so we have now what we think it is more balanced and enjoyable to play rather than in previous versions. We will start talking about Soviets.

One of the big changes of the Soviet army, is the removal of the upgrades in the Support Barracks used to unlock the units, now they require additional buildings to be unlocked. We also replaced the ZiS-2 anti tank gun with the ZiS-3, because the latter was more common and the ZiS-2 is a much stronger AT gun and having the most powerful AT gun (zis-2) available so early in the game just looks/feels strange... so the ZiS-3 was a better choice. However, would that mean the end of the appereance of the ZiS-2 in Eastern Front mod? We don't think so.


ZiS-3 will be the regular anti tank gun that you can recruit from the Support Barracks. ZiS-2 now is a special unit for the Propaganda War Strategy Command Tree. You can get it unlocking the second right-hand side upgrade on that tree, and it will replace the ZiS-3. If you have several ZiS-3 units on the field, they will remain as it, but you can pay some resources to convert them into ZiS-2. If you recrew a lost ZiS-3 as Soviet player, you can upgrade it as well.

The Tank Hall also got some tweaks, being the most important ones: getting a third upgrade in order to unlock the mighty IS-2 and you can now use T-34/85 and SU-100 in the same match. We are still working to get the new models onboard, we hope to get the T-60 and the T-70 to replace the old models when this new patch rolls out.

Conscripts also got a boost, they now can recrew heavy weapons, although you surely know how delicate they are, so it is up to you how to use it in your favor. The Commissar call-in was also removed, in it's place you now get an ability that let you select a Conscript squad and convert it into the Shtrafnie squad(whose squad leader is equipped with a PPD-34 submachine gun).


And now, the last change to report about the Soviet Army... is that they now can use Heavy Machine guns. Yes, you are not dreaming nor drunk.

We tried several workarounds for blob suppression weapons based off vehicles, but all of them are gimmicky and do not work right.

  • First try was the Ford GPA, which doesnt work because it's destroyed by frontal assault with SMGs, fausts, schreck hits and Hafthohlladung as it's immobile while in suppression mode.
  • Second was T90 with lockdown, also doesnt work properly because it's also suffering the same problems as above.
  • Third is suppression with Red banner Strelky with DP28. Also doesn't work because it limits strategy. Always Red Banners + DP28 or you'll loose to lategame Axis blobs - without suppression they can just run through your army, much like the old USA rangerspam when they had no exhaust effect after "Fire Up", just that Axis do not even need it because Soviets can't suppress.

This is something that soviets already suffer from since a very long time. Only chance to fix this seems to be by adding a hmg type weapon to them... and so we did.


However, this weapon, the SG-43 Goryunov, it is just a temporal replacement as a heavy machine gun team. Our real goal is to finish this one:


Meanwhile, we will remain using the placeholder(Credits to DMz). There are more subtle changes for Soviets, but that will be for another time. For now let's talk about Ostheer...

The Sturmpioniers now get Gewehrs 41 when purchasing their combat upgrade.


Landser squads can now get three MP40 instead of a MKB42(W)


Or two Panzerbüchse 39 anti tank rifles.


Ostheer can now produce mortar teams when selecting the Support pool.


Panzerfusiliers no longer get MP40/IIs, they can get now MG-34s.


Jägers no longer have Gewehr 43 as upgrade; they don't have MP44s, but they use something similar...


The Support Army Troops tree no longer gives you either Wespe or

 Panzer 38t, you now get a Panzerjager squad with a Luchs light tank for support.

(Wespe is it's own call-in at the end of the tree and Panzerjagers are no longer available as regular unit)

First new unit: the Skirmish Commander, only one available at the field, just like the Soviet Command Squad... however both use different abilities.



Second new unit: Bombardier Team, composed of one soldier equipped with a Granatbüchse 39 and two more using MP40s. Replaces the LMG Team.


Thanks for your support,

Archaic Entertainment Team

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EITY10
EITY10 Mar 29 2014, 9:50am says:

Pcgamer.com
We should stay strong!

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rauzy
rauzy Mar 17 2014, 10:45pm says:

eu fico me perguntando quando vai parar essa substituição por que e só isso que as atualizações tem feito ,e correções de bugs ,por apenas colocar como uma opção nas armas de customização ! mais mesmo assim e bom saber que esse mod so esta melhorando esta cada vez mais divertido ;outra coisa eu gostaria que melhorassem inteligencia dos inimigos no modo skirmish por que ta ficando muito chato eu tambem queria que colocassem uma campanha no mod , esse mod e muito bom online mais e uma bosta offline ,eu digo isso por que eu gostaria que eastern fronts se tornem o melhor mod ja feito para company of heroes i quem sabe torna se um jogo independente

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TheTarman
TheTarman Feb 25 2014, 10:58pm says:

It is such ******** that we cant go into offline mode and play our ******* games now. Then of course there is this **** with the game being conveniently broken so we can't play a mod that basically is a good beta version of what they want us all to buy right now. I am NEVER one to go for that kind of "conspiracy" type **** but this time, **** it I am all in.

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TheTarman
TheTarman Feb 25 2014, 10:54pm says:

Excuse me.

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mohammedmeshal
mohammedmeshal Jan 27 2014, 6:31pm says:

Hello There.
I Recently uninstall CoH ToV and reinstall it again.
But now i can't Upgrade it with patch i try every patch.
it just crash and nothing happened.
I'm Tired Search for solution.

Can Anyone Help?

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EITY10
EITY10 Jan 4 2014, 8:04am says:

Can someone give me an normal mod files (not editor a normal folder)
like Firstmod and mudule and all that stuff?

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Dutchphoenix
Dutchphoenix Dec 26 2013, 10:11am says:

Wouldn't it be easier if coh 1 has a interface when you start the game and that you can click on play mods or something. For downloading mods you want like in sid meier's Civillization V. I think you wouldn't have the problem again like now with the new patch that other mods don't work. What do you guys think?

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madhitlerparodies
madhitlerparodies Jan 2 2014, 4:41am replied:

Its in COH2

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KilroyWH78
KilroyWH78 Feb 10 2014, 2:16pm replied: +2 votes     reply to comment
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