For Immediate Release
Staten Island, NY, November 5th, 2009 – Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and Strategy 3 Tactics are pleased to announce the release of the new comprehensive v5.50.07 update for Close Combat: The Longest Day, the newest release in the Close Combat series. This major update comes with dozens of bug fixes, map line of sight tweaks, data file changes for increased historical accuracy of equipment performance, and much more.
David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Close Combat: The Longest Day has earned many well-deserved accolades from gamers and reviewers alike as it recreates the full scope and incredible challenge of the first day of the Allied landings in Normandy. We’re thrilled to continue to support this fantastic game series and Close Combat fans should expect more updates for existing releases as well as additional new releases!”
Close Combat - The Longest Day is a highly enhanced rebuild of the critically acclaimed Close Combat Invasion Normandy, originally developed by Atomic Games. Take command of either the Allied Expeditionary Force or Germany’s Wehrmacht. You will either carry out the world’s largest amphibious invasion to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation or defend Hitler’s Atlantic Wall! From the initial airborne landings to the fight for the beaches and the drive inland towards the D-Day objectives, Close Combat – The Longest Day covers it all.
Close Combat – The Longest Day comes with expanded force pools, support for much larger maps, night battles with simulated flare effects, and more! Also included in this rebuild is are 60+ battles, operations and campaigns including a new enhanced Grand Campaign covering all the beaches and landing areas as well as "classic" CC5 style Grand Campaign available for download!
This update is comprehensive and will bring all previous versions of the game up to 5.50.07. Get more information on Close Combat: The Longest Day from its official product page.
ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published over four dozen titles and several award-winning games, including Gary Grigsby’s War in the Pacific, Close Combat: The Longest Day, Harpoon 3 Advanced Naval Warfare, John Tiller’s Campaign Series, Conquest of the Aegean, Crown of Glory: Emperor’s Edition, Battles In Normandy and Norm Koger’s The Operational Art of War III. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com.
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