Probably not your darkest hour...

by: Nathaniel -
More On: Darkest Hour
Tripwire Interactive has announced a huge new content update for Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45's mod, Darkest Hour,   It features new maps, new weapons, new roles, and new playable vehicles.  This update is completely free for anyone who already owns Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45.  Darkest Hour will auto-update if you already have it installed, or got to steam to install it for free.  

The new maps are Bridgehead, Caen, Cambes-en-Plaine, Carentan Causeway, Gran, Hill 400, Kommerscheidt, Lutremange, Poteau Ambush, Simonskall, and Vieux Recon.

New allied vehicles include the Sherman M4A3E2 Jumbo, GMC 2.5 Ton Truck, Sherman M4A3 (75mm and 76mm)W, M-8 Greyhound, and M-18 Hellcat.

The Germans get the Jagtiger, Marder III Ausf. M, SdKfz 234/1 Armored Car (and 234/2 "Puma"), Jagpanzer IV Ausf F (L/48 and Ausf J L/70), and the StuH 42.

It also included crewable mortar teams, new roles and a slew of other changes that can be read about here.  

Finally, a new trailer has been released to show off the new content.  Enjoy.

Red Orchestra mod Darkest Hour gets huge free content update on Steam
7 May 2011, Roswell, GA

Tripwire Interactive and the Darkest Hour team are happy to bring you another huge free update for the Darkest Hour mod, available as a free download on Steam to everyone who owns Tripwire Interactive's Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45. This content update features 2 new weapons, 6 new roles, 11 new maps and 13 new playable vehicles - we said it was a huge update! To go along with this new content is a new trailer:

The new maps:
Carentan Causeway
Hill 400
Poteau Ambush
Vieux Recon
And the long list of new vehicles:
For the Allies:

Sherman M4A3E2 ‘Jumbo’
GMC 2.5 Ton Truck
Sherman M4A3 (75 mm)W
Sherman M4A3 (76 mm)W
M-8 Greyhound
M-18 Hellcat
And for the Germans:
Jagdtiger (Jagdpanzer VI Ausf. B)
Marder III Ausf. M
SdKfz 234/1 Armored Car
SdKfz 234/2 "Puma"
Jagdpanzer IV Ausf F (L/48)
Jagdpanzer IV Ausf J (L/70)
StuH 42
In addition, there are new crewable mortars, a new set of roles - and a very long list of other changes. For the full details, head for the Darkest Hour website at As always, this Darkest Hour update is completely free to anyone who owns a copy of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45. DH will auto-update via Steam if you already have it installed – or you can install it for free from Steam –  
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