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.

We are warning you now that your query may not be answered by an Eastern Front developer if you post it below. We have probably already found an answer to your problem, so please follow this link to find the solution that works for you.


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15 comments by blackbishop on Jan 25th, 2015


We are looking for balancing players to help strength the Steam launch of EF. The amount of content we have coming is huge, and will most likely rival the amount of content seen in Opposing Fronts and Tales of Valor combined.

Steam Keys are limited so, so if you would like to join us, you will have to go through an audition process. The audition process will be both a practical demonstration of your skills, and an interview with the members of the development team, you may also be subject to a small background check. After passing the audition process, you will also be asked to sign an NDA.

The NDA will be strictly be enforced, no exceptions. We have a positive working relationship with Relic, as well as an internal testing SVN, and we will not put these in jeopardy.

So, if you think you can help us out, and have the skill and time to do so. Post your steam account below, and a quick little blurb about why you would like to help us out.

~Archaic Entertainment Team.

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Eastern Front 2.30 FULL

Eastern Front 2.30 FULL

Sep 7, 2014 Full Version 116 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 57 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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Guest Feb 6 2015, 1:22pm says:

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Beefy^ Feb 6 2015, 2:06pm replied:

When it's ready, we're not putting a broken releases on steam for our first release.

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pedramss Feb 6 2015, 9:23am says:

will you put the next patch here to download??or we need to have steam?can i play the next patch with 2.602 version of company of heroes?

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Beefy^ Feb 6 2015, 2:20am replied:

IS-3 never saw action in WWII, as for the others, they will be added to the game if balance requires.

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Cherno.Alpha Feb 5 2015, 2:32am says:

Sometimes the AI camps in the base with all their units.

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Cherno.Alpha Feb 5 2015, 2:31am says:

Thanks for the response blackbishop. About time the US got proper AT other than the M10/M18. Can't wait for the Steam Release. The entire EF team is exceptional. And that is an understatement.

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Campaigner Feb 7 2015, 3:06am replied:

They got the ATgun with Armorpiercing shells as well as upguned Shermans, stickies, Pershing, Calliope, Howitzer and stolen panzerschrecks.

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Cherno.Alpha Feb 7 2015, 11:35pm replied:

An upgunned sherman doesn't even compare to an M10 in terms of busting a hole in german tanks. Stolen shrecks are the luck of the draw. You only get 1 pershing. And the AT gun is a crew served weapon. :)

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Campaigner Feb 8 2015, 2:08am replied:

Upgunned Shermans are good vs armor. They're not just a 100% safe way against it.
Schrecks have a luckelement but if you get one it's a major boon.
The Pershing is extremely powerful so you don't need anymore than one.
The US has such powerful and versatile units that their ATguns is enough for everything except the heaviest of axis armor. Wehrmacht on the other hand, can't do the same.

It sounds like you're trying to convince me that the US needs the Jackson tank when they really do not.

US is an extremely versatile faction which wins because of their great versatility. They don't need hardcounters. That's Wehrmachts advantage.

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Cherno.Alpha Feb 8 2015, 3:58am replied:

Touche there my friend. But I'm not driving against the a new US unit. But however. A sort of a reward unit like how the Hellcat is to the M10 except the Hellcat trades beefier armor for the M10's firepower. Same thing. Meaning the Jackson could just be a reward unit with it's shortcomings and advantages. But I agree. The US is much more fun to play since you don't just drive the tank and start killing off people. (I'm looking at you King Tiger) Flanking is fun :)

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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 (23 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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