Today Kalypso Media, the team behind the World War II Real-Time-Strategy series Sudden Strike has announced that the series will be returning to Windows PC and for the first-time-ever on consoles with a release on PlayStation 4. To celebrate this announcement, the company has also released the information pertaining to the game getting a “Day One Edition”, which will feature some special stuff for those that buy the retail version.
The work of art comes from acclaimed artist Robert Simon who has had his works on Game of Thrones TV show, Killzone: Shadow Fall and Ryse: Son of Rome. In his first time debut with working with Kalypso to define the art style for Sudden Strike 4, players who pre-order and receive the “Day One Edition” will get to experience his unique artwork.
His works ill be displayed as World War II propaganda posters inspired by oil paintings from the era. They will be shown off as in-box reversible bonus covers, which are themed after three factions available for fans to play in Sudden Strike 4: Western Allies, Germans, and the Soviets. You can check out the trailer below.
The “Day One Edition” for Windows PC will include ‘Battle of Kursk’ Skirmish map, digital artbook, and digital soundtrack. These bonuses will be available via Steam for Windows PC, Linux, and Mac. For those looking to pre-order, there’s also a 15% pre-order discount available via Steam, which also feaatures immediate access to the games beta test and the original Sudden Strike trilogy.
Steam users can also snag the Sudden Strike Quiz app for free on iOS and Android in order to unlock stackable pre-order discounts up to a potential 25% off the game. PlayStation 4’s version of the game will feature digital artbook and soundtrack as well. Sudden Strike 4 is set to release on PC and PlayStation 4 on August 15th, 2017.
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