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Talvisota: Winter War Mod Launches on Steam Today

Talvisota: Winter War arrives as a fresh and frozen way for fans to play, launching with full voice acting support, six brand new weapons, four vehicles, eleven new maps, skiers, and more. Other additions for the Talvisota: Winter War mod include new music, historically accurate customization options, and new commander abilities. For a full list of new additions, please visit the Steam Store page here:


Developed entirely by the community, under the banner of the “Talvisota Team,” Talvisota: Winter War is a mod that Tripwire Interactive is delighted to support, allowing them to support the modding community and grassroots game development that helped Tripwire Interactive’s founding members get their start in the industry. To celebrate the release of the free Talvisota: Winter War mod, Tripwire Interactive has kicked off a sale on Steam for Rising Storm 2: Vietnam (67% off) and the game’s DLC items (50% off). For more information on the discounts and sale dates, please visit the Rising Storm 2: Vietnam page on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/418460/Rising_Storm_2_Vietnam/



In Soviet Russia, Yoshiro is a cake
Staff member
Oct 10, 2005
Talvisota: Winter War is a community created full conversion mod, utilizing the majority of core gameplay mechanics from Rising Storm 2: Vietnam to explore an entirely different theater of war not often seen in video games.

To create a battlefield that feels different from the base game a lot of work has gone into both brand-new content and features, as well as aspects that veterans of the series will immediately recognize


Talvisota features a widespread arsenal of period-accurate Soviet and Finnish weaponry of all types, for example:

  • Suomi KP/-31 SMG
  • L1935 Lahti Pistol
  • Lahti-Saloranta M/26 LMG
  • "Kasapanos" Satchel Charge
  • Panssarimiina M/39 Anti-Tank Mine
  • Dyakonov Rifle Grenade

  • SVT Semi-Auto Rifle
  • Nagant M1895 Revolver
  • F1 Grenade
  • Maxim HMG

When the Soviets crossed the border, they brought with them an armada of different armored vehicles, from light transport tractors to gargantuan heavy tanks. This mod features the following:

  • T-20 "Komsomolets" Armored Tractor
  • T-26 Light Tank
  • HT-130 Flamethrower Tank
  • T-28 Medium Tank

Drastically different from the helicopters of Rising Storm 2, these behemoths require players to work together to properly and effectively utilize. Single crewmen cannot drive and operate the turret at the same time!

Meanwhile Finnish players have a variety of handheld anti-tank weapons and traps, including the renowned Molotov Cocktail. To keep up with the mechanized Soviet transports, Finnish soldiers are issued Skis that can be used to quickly cross open terrain.


The mod launches with 11 unique brand-new maps by community authors:

  • Aittojoki
  • Boreal
  • Kollaa River
  • Kuhmo Outskirts
  • Mannerheim Line
  • Mantsinsaari Island
  • Raate Road
  • Salla
  • Summa
  • Suomussalmi
  • Tolvajarvi

  • Full voice acting for both teams
  • All-new ambient music
  • Historically accurate character customization options
  • New commander abilities & fire support