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Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory

A complete list of improvements offered by the free add-on.

11, June 2008 – Leading video game developer and publisher, Fireglow Games™, announce the list of changes for the Sudden Strike 3 Arms for Victory Free Addon.

Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory is the latest instalment in the award-winning, critically acclaimed and hugely popular Sudden Strike series. It features historically authentic models built to scale, fully interactive giant maps and full 3-D state-of-the-art graphics in the popular Sudden Strike style. Only Sudden Strike plays like the 'real thing'. WW2 gaming at its best: on land, at sea and in the air!

Please note that you need the original DVD to play the addon missions.

Addon notes:


• The map editor is available. ( News and video about the editor)

• Added 2 new multiplayer missions: " The Island of abandoned tanks", " Two Junctions".

• Added 3 new single player missions: " Krasnograd", " Barvenkovo", " Winter Strike".

Reworked campaigns:

• Allied campaign. Europe, 1944.

• USSR campaign. Crimean Peninsula, 1943.

• German campaign. France, 1944.

• Battle of Iwo Jima. Pacific Ocean, Iwo Jima, 1945.

• Defense of Iwo Jima. Pacific Ocean, Iwo Jima, 1945.


• Paratroopers. ( News and screenshots)

• Ambushes in houses. When AI firing is OFF for soldiers in a house, it will be shown as neutral for enemies until an enemy will try to occupied the building.

• Some tanks can carry up to 6 soldiers on them. ( News and screenshots)

• Tank commanders can prop their heads out of the hatch to increase the range of sight. Though it makes them more vulnerable.

• Machineguns and mortars can be loaded in trucks.


• New damage system. ( News and video about new damage model)

• Original missions are reworked to bring replayability.

• Checked and corrected units’ stats, such as tower rotation speed, rate of fire, number of crew and ammunition to make them proper from the historical point of view.


• Our own matchmaking service SuddenStrikeNet. Finding network games is way easier now!

• Added new options for multiplayer games:

" Random color" - setting this option "ON" prevents all players from changing their color. The colors will be assigned automatically, with red, yellow, brown and orange colors go to the red team while all others - to the blue one.

" Capture time" - flags capture time

" Capture period" - periodical reinforcements' interval.

" Disable howitzers" - disables howitzers in reinforcements.

User Interface:

• Improved Follow and Board commands.

• Visualization for harrisons and passengers.


• Winter landscapes have been added. ( News and screenshots)

• New cursors mode and other minor improvements in GUI.

Other improvements:

• Score calculation has been improved.

Added units:

French tanks and SPGs:

Char B I Bis

Somua S35

Renault AMC 35

Hotchkiss H39

FCM 2C Bis

Somua SAu-40

Laffly W15 TCC

French artillery:

105mm Canon L13S

75mm Canon Puteaux

25mm M.CA Hotchkiss

75mm Schneider CCA

25mm C.AC Puteaux SA-L37

155mm Grande Puisance Fillioux

Hotchkiss M1914

Mortier de 81 mm Panhard Et Levassor P 178

French trucks:

Renault UE Chenillette

Citroen 23

Laffly W15

Fuel tanker, Laffly W15

Mobile hospital, Laffly W15

Supply ATV, Laffly W15

Laffly W15, tent

French airplanes:

Potez 63

Potez 65

Germany tanks and SPGs:

PzKpfw B-2 (f) Flamm

PzKpfw III Ausf. J

PzKpfw IV Ausf. F1

PzKpfw VIII Maus


Jagdpanther Sd. Kfz. 173

Jagdpanzer IV/70(V)

SdKfz 138/1 ausf.H Bison

Sturmgeschutz III ausf. B

Sturmgeschutz III ausf. G

Sturmmurser Tiger

The USSR tanks and SPGs:


M3 Lee, Lend-Lease program

Matilda III, Lend-Lease program

M5A1 Stuart, Lend-Lease program




The USA tanks and SPGs:

M18 Hellcat

M26 Pershing

M4A3E2 Jumbo

M36 Jackson

M3 Lee

T34 Calliope M12 King Kong


The UK tanks and SPGs:

Bishop SPG

Mk.VII Tetrarch

Cruiser, A34, Comet I

Infantry Mk III Valentine XI

Crusader II

Crusader III

Churchill OKE

M10 Achilles IIC

Deacon AEC Mk I Gun Carrier

Mk I Archer

Sexton Mk.II

A39 Tortoise

Japan tanks and SPGs:

Type 97 Chi Ha Flame

Tank Hunter Ka-To

Type 1 Ho-Ni II

About Fireglow Games

Fireglow Games® Publishing focuses on the marketing and promotion of first and third-party products, with the goal of North American and Western European market penetration through publishing and distribution agreements.

Fireglow Studios has developed the Sudden Strike series: Sudden Strike, Sudden Strike Forever, Sudden Strike II, Sudden Strike – Resource War, Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory . ( ), and Stranger ( – an independent RTS/RPG brand).

Fireglow subsidiary studio, Fireglow Casual Studio, founded in 2006, has developed the following titles:

- Pirates Revenge (2007)

- Plumeboom:The First Chapter (2007)

- The Golden Path of Plumeboom (2007)

- A-B-O-O:Plumeboom's Friends (2008)

( - a casual games brand).

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