Welcome to the second of our weekly pre-release updates! The first piece of news, as can be evidenced by the heading, is that we've slightly changed our name to reflect the change of focus of the mod since its conception. The original vision was for an in depth Normandy mod with the full extent of the fighting occurring in 1944, from the beach landings to the town-to-town fighting along the length of the Normandy coast. As you've probably noticed by now though, in recent months we've expanded from battles set purely in Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes region. And now for the first time we begin our foray into the Netherlands and the infamous "Operation Market Garden". Due to this "broadening of our horizons", our old subtitle of "Normandy 1944" is no longer appropriate, so after much discussion (and many incredibly cheesy potential names) we've decided to rename to the more straightforward Darkest Hour: Europe '44-'45. We will soon be updating our site accordingly and all media releases from this point on will display the new name.
Development is progressing steadily on the mod and feedback from our recent testing sessions has been positive. As we draw closer to release, we will continue making adjustments and tweaks based on feedback from our testers, as well as putting the finishing touches to a few more features and adding a general layer of polish that easily surpasses any of our previous releases.
Now, as promised, more content, features and changes! Please be aware that this is in addition to the list posted last week and therefore does not include any of those items in this list (to avoid double ups and potential confusion). As with last week, this is still not yet the full extent of our release content.
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