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CDV Releases Pacific Storm Patch 1.3

Today developer Lesta and co-publishers Buka and CDV Software Entertainment USA released the first patch for the WWII strategy/action title, Pacific Storm. The patch, available from the official Web site at http://pacificstorm.cdvus.com addresses several issues, including a number of crashes, enhancements to the AI, and general gameplay balance improvements.

Specific fixes addressed in this patch include:

1. Fixed bug with AI heavy bombers that appeared to be launched from catapults and aircraft carriers

2. Fixed bug with the inability to construct factories in Batavia, even when resources were available

3. Fixed a bug with aircraft sometimes remaining in the air after being destroyed

4. AI can successfully fire rockets now

5. Fixed B-29 heavy bomber #24 rack that caused crashes to desktop (CTD), while dropping bombs

6. Fixed crash as a result of USB joysticks when aircraft under control of the player is destroyed

7. Fixed crash as a result of USB joysticks when an aircraft under control of the player hits water

8. Fixed gliding bombs and Okha attack

9. Reduced heavy bombers bomb accuracy in tactical mode

10. Limited torpedo fire range to 7-8 km for Japan and 4-5 km for the US

11. Fixed Japanese biological bomb to be able to kill targets

12. Fixed memory leak causing a game crash when joining formations on a base

13. Fixed disappearing landing zone for hydroplanes

14. Fixed a crash that could occur when adding AI units to multiplayer game

An exciting hybrid title, Pacific Storm mixes the strategic elements of RTS titles with the action of an arcade title. RTS fans and serious wargamers alike will enjoy classic strategy elements including resource management, unit and building construction and unit deployment, while action fans will be able to take the skies or seas as they directly control units in intense combat, changing the tide of individual battles, or perhaps the entire war.

CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch video games worldwide. The publicly traded company, headquartered in Bruchsal, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina, and partners with leading distribution partners across the globe. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, Cossacks, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, and the upcoming War Front: Turning Point, CDV is a leading publisher of third-party video games.

Buka Entertainment is a publisher and distributor of PC titles, with corporate headquarters in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 1994, Buka has released more than 100 first and third party games, including the Hard Truck series, Operation: Matriarchy, Battle Mages and Echelon. For more information, please visit http://www.buka.com.

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