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Gary Grigsby’s World at War Patch v1.033 Released!

New Update Adjusts Balance, Adds New Options, and Fixes Bugs

For Immediate Release

Staten Island, NY, May 20th, 2005 - Matrix Games ( and 2by3 Games ( today announced the release of a new official update for the new World War II grand strategy game, Gary Grigsby's World at War. The new version 1.033 is now available from the Matrix Games Website and has over 50 new improvements and fixes for the game.

The new update focuses on adjusting balance, specifically to make play more challenging, realistic and fair to all nations in the endgame. Additionally, several fixes were made to minor bug issues, such as heavy bombers using the wrong attack value and Carriers defending further than their speed would allow. The rule changes cover the majority of the patch and include many changes to Op Fire, Technologies, and Liberation of Allies. The User Interface also received some attention, making it easier to scroll around the map and allowing you to auto-assign all available remaining resources to produce supplies. Overall 52 changes were made to the game and the full version history is included in the patch, which is available from the Matrix Games website at

Gary Grigsby's World at War takes place in the Second World War and places you at the helm of one of five possible powers: The Western Allies, China, Russia, Germany, or Japan. Command your army and coordinate your attacks. Gain supplies, resources, and factories to fuel your war machine. Manage your supply lines to ensure you have enough to capture territories and press your attacks. Gary Grigsby's World at War has been hailed as an elegant and accessible game design with adjustable realism and detail; where the difficulty and realism can be tailored to your specific level. Your opponents can range from a challenging computer AI to up to four other human players.

For more information, check the main Gary Grigsby's World at War page at and the main Matrix Games website at


Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published several award-winning games, including Highway to the Reich, Starships Unlimited, Uncommon Valor and Korsun Pocket. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at


2by3 is about World War 2 games done by 3 guys - Gary Grigsby, Keith Brors and Joel Billings. Veteran designers and developers with multiple Hall of Fame titles under their belts, they are in the midst of a scheduled three game series which started with the highly acclaimed Uncommon Valor. War in the Pacific is their second design in this series for Matrix Games, which will be followed by the highly anticipated grand strategy title World at War in February, 2005. For more information, visit their website at

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