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Red Orchestra 2 Game of the Year Edition Announced - Dev Diary Video!

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  • Red Orchestra 2 Game of the Year Edition Announced - Dev Diary Video!

    Developer Diary Video

    Here at Tripwire Interactive we're incredibly excited that Red Orchestra 2 won PC Gamer's Multiplayer FPS of the Year. And we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate this than to give away a free content pack for the game to everyone that owns it. So we're very pleased to announce the Red Orchestra 2 Game of the Year Edition featuring an amazing new map, diverse new game modes and a host of new features. The GOTY Edition Free Content Pack will download automatically for everyone who already owns the game - and, so everyone else can try the full game, Red Orchestra 2 will be available completely free to play for everyone on Steam this weekend, starting Thursday 24 May 2012 at 10AM Pacific Time. The content pack will be released before the free weekend starts.

    The content pack additions include:
    • "Action" mode - Featuring a crosshair, easier aiming and toned down recoil, reduced damage and open access to a wide range of weaponry Action mode is the perfect first step for players into the world of Red Orchestra.
    • "Classic" mode blends the gameplay innovations of the new game with the tactical and edgy gameplay of the original giving the fans of the first game exactly what they want.
    • Mamayev Kurgan - complete new map, featuring both close-quarters battles in trenches and bunkers, as well as longer ranged combat across the famous hill in Stalingrad
    • Refined and improved gameplay across the board, vehicle improvements, and way better performance and polish. We listened to the community and based on their feedback refined and tweaked almost every major feature in the game!

    To remind everyone: there is a free weekend coming 24 May! You can grab the game from Steam (http://store.steampowered.com/app/35450/) starting at 10 AM Pacific Time this Thursday, so don't forget and tell your friends. The free weekend ends Sunday 27 May so don't miss your chance to try the game for free!

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    Nice video! I see a Rising Storm poster in the background >.>

    Also, the free weekend is coming out on my birthday!! ^__^
    Last edited by Extension7; 05-22-2012, 02:55 PM.
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    • #3
      Phoenix from the ashes!
      Peace has cost you your strength! Victory has defeated you! - Bane

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      • #4
        wam bam thank you ma'am

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        • #5
          Clear your diarys, pay off your GF/Wife, try and make this weekend and lets get this game rockin'.
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          • #6
            Just like the phoenix, they riiiiise agaaaain

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            • #7
              Conflict! Battlefield 3 double XP weekend!

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              • #8
                Excellent Video..... Well Done TWI

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                • #9
                  Why? Why one week before my finals?! Well... damn you education! Stalingrad it is!
                  in game name/Steam name - <PJ>Branik_CZ
                  [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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                  • #10
                    Very excited. This game DESPERATELY needs some new blood.

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                    • #11
                      Ok, i have been around this forum for a while, and the veterans sticked, stating it missed that RO1 feeling and gameplay, the classic mode will bring that back, but who the f here called in for a action mode with lower damage and crosshairs??
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Roland Kaul View Post
                        Conflict! Battlefield 3 double XP weekend!

                        BF 3 sucks, there no clonflict.

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                        • #13
                          so will we get the update today or tomorrow?
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                          • #14
                            No tanks and no halftracks, just one new map and an another arcade modus. Im shocked sorry!!!

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                            • #15
                              Awesome, awesome, awesome
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