Welcome to Company of Heroes: Eastern Front!

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 who was designed from the ground up to counter the Soviets s - 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 three 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.

Special thanks to everybody who made this mod possible, including our supporters.

Extra Special Thanks to Christian Werner von Schlippenbach and Loran Dennis Kornis, much admired fellow modders who contributed so much. May you Rest in Peace friends.


Before downloading Eastern Front, please ensure that you have Company of Heroes patched to 2.700, this is vital as the mod relies on certain features from this latest patch. All future updates will be applied automatically through the Launcher.

Download EASTERN FRONT (Full) v2.30

-Does NOT require an existing Eastern Front install-

-Requires Company of Heroes ver. 2.700.2.42-

NOTE #1: Relic integrated Steamworks on Company of Heroes and turned off
the old servers since May 7th, 2013, this means the retail version is no
longer officially supported by them, so from now on, Eastern Front
can be played only with the new Steam version of CoH which
appears listed as "Company of Heroes (New Steam Version)"
in your Steam library. You can add your old CoH key in
Steam, for more information please read this.

NOTE #2: Eastern Front mod can be played in any CoH game
that is updated up to version 2.602. But you need to
install the compatibility fix for 2.602 in order to
not get a crash. If you install this fix in any
other version of CoH that is not 2.602
your mod will crash. We do not
support development for this
version of EF, so play
it at your own risk.

Problems, Issues and Bugs will get lost on our ModDB homepage.

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15 comments by blackbishop on Jul 4th, 2015

Hello comrades!

This weekend we will disclose the second reward command tree and it will be for Soviets, and it is about some former units that now will come as support, I was considering to just name the announcement "The Return of the Forgotten", but Rommel came with a good name for the tree. Hope you like it!


1 CP: Mechanized Assault Tactics

Unlocks body armor for Ingenery squads and gives them the Advanced Repair ability. When one squad is upgraded, it gains more HP, armour, and four PPSH-41 submachine guns for close combat. They can no longer be ordered to build advanced structures but are still able to build defensive structures.

3 CP: Tank Riders (500 MP)

Deploys a BT-7 tank which comes with a squad of Sturmovies on it. The BT-7 will have the "Tank Rider" ability/perk just like the T-34 tanks or the SU-85/SU-100 self-propelled guns, but unlike them heavy concentrated machine gun fire on the rear of the BT-7 can damage this unit due to its armour. This tank can (tentatively) be upgraded by the player into a BT-7a. The squad provided will be the same than a Sturmovie-upgraded Ingenery squad.

This is just a placeholder picture

This is just a placeholder picture

3 CP: KV-85 Command Tank (700 MP)

EEquipped with the same gun as the T-34/85, this tank's role is to support other tanks and give them better stats when they are close (works similar to Command Squad vet Off/Def bonuses). Due to how rare these tanks were, it is limited to one at the same time. If possible, this unit would have a DShK upgrade for the cupola.


1 CP: Artillery flare (50 MU)

Debuffs enemy units in the area of effect. It is the one that used to be in Urban Combat Strategy command tree, but was replaced by the smoke barrage.

3 CP: SU-122 (600 MP)

The old SU-122 will return in this tree, but with the new model. So the commander will be able to be upgraded as well as cage armour (just like the SU-85 or the SU-100). However there’s only a limited amount that can be allocated to the battlefield at the same time.

3 CP: IL-2 Rocket Run (200 MU)

Allows the commander to request for an IL-2 Sturmovik to fire it's load at a given target. Unlike the US bombing run, the IL-2 will shoot 8 rockets in the target direction.

We haven't started to work with the BT-7 and the new KV-85 tanks, thus, their lack of screenshots. If you have any comment or tip please let us know.

See you next week!
Archaic Entertainment Team

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Eastern Front 2.30 FULL

Eastern Front 2.30 FULL

Sep 7, 2014 Full Version 160 comments

Latest Version! [REQUIRES COMPANY OF HEROES PATCH 2.700 / "New Steam Version"] Eastern Front ver. 2.30 'Pre-Steam'

Eastern Front Compatibility Patch for CoH 2.602

Eastern Front Compatibility Patch for CoH 2.602

Mar 13, 2014 Patch 59 comments

If you don't want to play EF in the old 2.602 version, just avoid this patch.



Jul 6, 2013 Full Version 212 comments

Latest Version! [REQUIRES COMPANY OF HEROES PATCH 2.700 / "New Steam Version"] Eastern Front Patch 2.10 'Ostheer'



May 15, 2013 Full Version 63 comments

Latest Version! [REQUIRES COMPANY OF HEROES PATCH 2.700 / "New Steam Version"] Eastern Front Patch 1.80 'Doped Cope'



Nov 21, 2012 Full Version 85 comments

[REQUIRES COMPANY OF HEROES PATCH 2.602] Eastern Front Patch 1.70 'Red October'

Download the Eastern Front Soundtrack

Download the Eastern Front Soundtrack

Apr 3, 2012 Music 13 comments

The long waited Eastern Front OST is now released! It includes Ostheer compositions as well, everything made by our Composer Alex Cottrell.

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rorschachsface Jun 30 2015, 12:45am says:

Please forgive me if this should be obvious or is answered elsewhere, but I am a bit confused about exactly what version of the game is required to run the latest version of the mod. I have the Tales of Valor standalone expansion installed to my hard drive from steam, but nothing else at the moment. Is the mod compatible with that expansion, or do I need the original and/or Opposing Fronts as well? Or do I need the entirely new steam version?

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blackbishop Creator
blackbishop Jun 30 2015, 12:57am replied:

Hello, in the Summary of the mod(above) you can clearly read the following:
"Requires Company of Heroes ver. 2.700.2.42"

Please check the notes we added there as well. They will answer your doubts.

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rorschachsface Jun 30 2015, 1:10am replied:

All right. Sorry about that. I'll go install the newer version now. Thanks for your help.

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blackbishop Creator
blackbishop Jun 30 2015, 1:12am replied:

But you checked as well than you can use EF with the COH v2.602 right? Just need to install our compatibility patch.

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rorschachsface Jun 30 2015, 3:30am replied:

But I don't need to install the compatibility patch for the "new steam version," right? Shouldn't it update automatically to version 2.700.2 when I install it from steam?

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blackbishop Creator
blackbishop Jun 30 2015, 9:21pm replied:

No, you don't need the compatibility patch if you are using the latest version of coh and you get it installing the new version of coh located in your steam library. You downloaded the latest full installer from this site right?

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BurroDiablo Creator
BurroDiablo Jun 30 2015, 5:59am replied:

Yeah, compatibility patch is for the retail version of CoH, if you use the Steam version you don't need it.

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DarrenMarshall Jun 29 2015, 3:48am says:

Ideas for Italian Command Tree:

- IHS Territorial Control

2CP Scout Motorcycle

(An italian soldier of "Bersaglieri" on "Moto guzzi" armed with MG Breda 30)

2CP "Camicie Nere"

(Call in a Battalion of Camicie Nere who will help to keep frontline clear from partisans and enemy sniper)

3CP "Semovente L40"

(Call in a Semovente L40 who will bring artillery firepower on battlefield)

- IHS Winter Warfare

2CP "Alpini Tolmezzo"

(Call in a Battalion of Alpini, troops specialized for Mountain and Winter Warfare)

2CP "Courage of the Alpini"

(For 30 seconds all soldiers are inspired by Alpini's courage can't suffer suppression fire)

3CP "Macchi M.C.202 Folgore"

(When the land is too steep for the advance you can call in the fighter Macchi MC 202 who will attack enemy position)

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BurroDiablo Creator
BurroDiablo Jun 29 2015, 8:14am replied:

If anything, this just highlights the problem with any potential Italian tree being laughably weak.

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DarrenMarshall Jun 29 2015, 8:57am replied:

- IHS Aggressive Defense

2CP ATG 47/32 Mod.38

(Allows you to construct a 47/32 Anti tank Gun, successfully used against medium armor in Russia and in particular in the Don Area)

2CP Auxilliar Defense Troops

(Call in a Group composed of: Mortar Team (3 man squad equipped with the excellent Mortar 81mm, 3 man squad equipped with HMG Breda Mod.30, 5 man squad of "Bersaglieri".)

3CP Italian's Tank Support Group

(Call in a Semovente L40 and L6/40 Tank)

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DarrenMarshall Jun 29 2015, 8:20am replied:

I made a command tree support, if you want something more powerful, i can do it.

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Walki Jun 29 2015, 3:47pm replied:

Still I do not get why you would need a Motorcycle at CP 2. It's a wehrmacht T1 vehicle that even has troubles in that phase. Would be fun to have it at 0 CP lol. Pushing spree inc.

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Highest Rated (35 agree) 10/10

For those who know what Company of Heroes is, I will just review what the Eastern Front mods does. Overview: This mods adds the Soviet Union and soon the Ostheer, or the East Germany Army, to the Company of heroes game. You can still play the other factions, so there isn't a need to panic about not being able to play the Us or the Wermacht. Gameplay: Playing as the Soviets can be both fun and difficult. You begin the game with no engineers, and upgrades cost both fuel and ammo, so you can do what…

Jan 21 2010, 9:23am by moraman

Lowest Rated (24 agree) 3/10

Simply, the Soviet faction is crap, the infantry is weak and costs too much, and if you actually can manage to play a game online your bound to get pwned by any other faction, even the US could kick the Soviet's ass easily if you could put them against each other. ------------------------------------------------ Update: Id be happy if they properly balanced their own units. Jagdtigers that are weaker than King Tigers, over expensive upgrades and units, units that aren't equal to the resources they…

Jan 21 2010, 5:07pm by ComradeWinston

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