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After 11 months of the last update, the Eastern Front team proudly announces it's new version, 1.700 which has a lot of improvements for the soviet faction!

Posted by blackbishop on Nov 19th, 2012

Eastern Front Patch 1.70

'Red October'

Eastern Front fans,

The new version has been released! It has been 11 months of development and we have a a lot of changes coming, we also have a couple of new members: DMz and Beefy^ which will help us on the soviet and ostheer fronts of the mod. Now, for some details of what the patch contains:

  • The most important achievement from this version is than now Eastern Front has been optimized! Thanks to DMz and Beefy^ now Eastern Front mod will use less resources, which means we expect players get a better experience while playing instead of frequent crashes.
  • Soviets now have their own flags in their captured points, which means you won't see that blue flag anymore neither an allied flag. This also applies for Victory Points.
  • Soviets now also have new models for their Firebase emplacement and their Outpost.
  • Jumbo is no more the reward unit for the Calliope, which means the US faction has one less unit as reward, we might add one more or not in the future, although right now we cannot think of anything that fits.
  • New maps, and many changes for the old ones to make sure they stay balanced.
  • New weapon models for soviets, courtesy of inukshuk and eliwood.

Right now we continue working to finnish the Ostheer assets, but now with the help of DMz & Beefy^ it is possible to release both, Ostheer and the revamped Soviet assets on 2.0!

As this version contains huge changes, it wasn't possible to make a patch version for the launcher, so only the full version will be available for this time. We would like to thank players for all the feedback they gave us and to give an apologize for delaying too much for this patch, but I'm sure it will be worth the delay. Also, thanks to our balancers for giving us a hand to have a better balance.

As most of the players know, Eastern Front balance team is small, so something probably have missed us, so remember to give feedback about how you feel the game, what can be done to be improved, what is wrong with the current balance, etc. Anything that can help us to improve Eastern Front, but don't forget to bring up replays or screenshots, according to the report you will do, to back up your suggestions.

Remember, Ostheer beta is closer, stay tunned and see you in the battlefield!

Thanks for downloading and continue to enjoy,

Eastern Front Development Team

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snjolaugur Nov 20 2012 says:


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Shwepps Nov 20 2012 says:

Cool :)

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MenOfValor Nov 20 2012 says:

Nice update!

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Guest Nov 20 2012 says:

Great stuff! :)

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Kurzer Nov 20 2012 says:

Great stuff!

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Guest Nov 21 2012 says:


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Packer Nov 21 2012 says:

Standing by...

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TheRealDeath Nov 22 2012 says:

the launcher crashes while checking for updates i uninstalled any preverious versions of the mod
can you help me? :(

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blackbishop Nov 22 2012 replied:

Are you sure you installed it in the correct place? Which means, do you double check your install path before starting to copy the files?

If you need more assistance please send me a PM.

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Rammstein23rus Dec 3 2012 says:

**** it with everything in the world
After this "patch" ( cause its not patch indeed ) i cant play the game!
The launcher crashes every time im trying to play
Reinstalling is **** ( ive reinstalled it 3 or 4 times )
**** it with your best shot if you understand what i meant

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tr1 Dec 6 2012 says:

thanks,,, nice update.

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TheGreatKill3r Dec 16 2012 says:

i wish to install this patch yet i have serious problems installing it, and the hotfix 1.702 too so someone can help me or something

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