Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

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Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by AlbertoC » Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:58 am

Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg, the new upcoming expansion, brings Order of Battle to the european battlefields. Playing as Germany you will show the world what it means to unleash a devastating blitzkrieg on unsuspecting foes!

It has a scope and a scale never seen before in an Order of Battle DLC, making it the most ambitious campaign up to date. Start in Poland in the September of 1939, move to Denmark and Norway and then off to France and Belgium! Subjugate the Balkans and Greece, and then it’s time to face the Soviet behemoth in Operation Barbarossa… two years of warfare, and a huge roster of units.

Today we’re going to have a look at some of those units! A nice selection from 1939-1941: some are iconic, others are a bit more original, but all of them represent mechanized warfare at its finest!

170mm Kanone 18
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One of the highest ranged artillery units in the game: devastating. When you hear this beast roar you know that it will soon start raining hellfire.


Focke-Wulf Fw 190
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One of the best fighters of its time, and virtually superior to the British Spitfire in almost everything. An absolute protagonist of the Blitzkrieg timeframe.


Armoured Train
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This is a special unit the Wehrmacht can capture by completing a secondary objective! A unique unit with high mobility.


Junkers Ju 87 aka Stuka
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It’s hard not to think “Stuka” when you hear “Blitzkrieg”. One of the most famous dive bombers of the whole war, it can be used to extremely destructive effects.


Panzer 38(t)
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Originally a czech tank, it was adopted by the Germany army after the annexation of Czechoslovakia, and saw action in all fronts of the Blitzkrieg period.


Panzerkampfwagen III aka Panzer III
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A medium tank the Wehrmacht employed extensively throughout World War II, in game it is -the- anti-tank tank. A must to support heavier vehicles and defend them from other tanks.


Panzerkampfwagen IV aka Panzer IV
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The most widely built tank, used in all combat theaters involving Germany, and the only German tank remaining in continuous production throughout the whole war. The Panzer IV couldn’t be missing. It’s a very powerful unit but especially deadly against infantry and in shock assaults with his short barreled gun.


S Boot S26
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Torpedo boats are always handy, right? This beauty will be available for operations in specific scenarios (Dunkirk? Coughs) – its specialties, coastal harassment and hit & run tactics against transport ships.


Sd.Kfz. 7
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The motorised quadruple 20mm gun is an excellent platform to keep the fast-moving panzer division under a constant umbrella of AA protection.


StuG III Ausf E
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The StuG can be used both for direct fire (assault gun, higher damage to enemy strength and efficiency) or short range artillery. The perfect solution to (almost) any kind of problem: blast it with superior firepower.



These are but few of many new units coming with Blitzkrieg (over 200!). Do you want to see more?

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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by bru888 » Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:18 pm

About time we got some armor in this game to match our forum avatars! :)
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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by Ballermann » Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:19 pm

AlbertoC wrote: These are but few of many new units coming with Blitzkrieg (over 200!). Do you want to see more?
Wonderful. Yes please, I want to see all.
Sorry, for my bad school english...

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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by KeinGeneral » Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:54 pm

What we get to see is everything nice and good, but ... instead of about innovations to speeches such as OoB - Blitzkrieg Check the Screenshots and German units Preview etc. it would be nice if

1. one times times when, there is a patch, which fixes all the mistakes in the game (was announced before weeks, but turns out as air bubble like so much what is written here) and this is finally ONLINE !!!
2. one answers would get that the reported errors were read and passed on (or are the admins here just beautiful supplement without official significance?) !!

Und um Irrtümer zu vermeiden, alles in Deutsch (Google Übersetzung kann ja Fehler beinhalten):

Was wir zu sehen bekommen ist ja alles schön und gut, aber ... anstatt über Neuerungen zu Reden wie OoB - Blitzkrieg Check the Screenshots und German units Preview usw. wäre es schön wenn

1. man mal erfährt, wann es ein Patch gibt, der alle Fehler im Spiel behebt (wurde zwar vor Wochen angekündigt, stellt sich aber als Luftblase raus wie so vieles was hier geschrieben wird) und dieser endlich ONLINE gestellt wird!!!;
2. man Antworten bekäme, dass die gemeldeten Fehler gelesen und weitergeleitet wurden (oder sind die Admins hier nur schön Beilage ohne offziellen Stellenwert?)!!
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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by Magic1111 » Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:34 am

AlbertoC wrote:Do you want to see more?
Yes please! :D

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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by AlbertoC » Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:43 am

Someone on Matrix asked for more infantry, so here's some infantry!

And a couple extras :)

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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by Magic1111 » Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:44 am

Nice, thanks!

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Re: Order of Battle: Blitzkrieg - German units preview!

Post by guille1434 » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:56 pm

In general, I think the icons shown are very good... But the German HW infantry icon is showing a weapon that look like a 0.5" Browning Heavy Machine Gun... It would be more adequate to give that icon a MG34 machine gun on its tripod, perhaps... On the other hand, the 8,8 cm Flak gun looks very good, much better than the icon used in Panzer Corps.

Thanks for sharing! And looking forward to see more! :-)

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