On the 13th anniversary of the release of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 (RO1), one of the first 3rd-party titles released on Steam, Tripwire Interactive invites players new and old to enjoy the latest update for the Darkest Hour mod. Darkest Hour is a completely community-created mod for Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45, that was itself released through Steam in 2009, has been continuously updated ever since - and is still FREE to everyone who owns RO1.



To celebrate today’s milestone - and to encourage more people to try out Darkest Hour - Tripwire Interactive is excited to announce a 75% off sale starting at 10:00AM PDT for the next 48 hours! When the sale concludes the classic Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 will move to a reduced regular price of $4.99 USD

Today’s Darkest Hour: Europe ’44-’45 update introduces a unique and fully-fledged Squad and Rally Point system that keeps players and their comrades fighting, maneuvering and communicating together to crush enemies and achieve victory. The update also introduces new Constructions and Logistics systems, that allows players to build formidable defenses. Stonewall the enemy with obstacles, such as Hedgehogs and Concertina Wire, dig-in with sandbags, bunkers, and foxholes, deploy anti-tank guns to stop enemy armor – and deploy logistics trucks to keep supplies flowing to the frontlines. For full details on today’s Darkest Hour: Europe ’44-’45 update, please head to the official Steam page.