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Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein PC

Reissue of the fourth part of the Close Combat IV series: Battle of the Bulge, in which we could stand on the side of the Allies and III Things, during the counter-attack in the Ardennes.

Strategy | World War II | RTS

PC / Windows
Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein cover

developer: Strategy 3 Tactics

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-2

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:


Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein brings together the classic top-down tactical gameplay from the original series and plenty of new features, expansions, and improvements! The Wacht am Rhein remake comes with a brand new Grand Campaign including a new strategic map with 64 gorgeous hand-drawn tactical maps, over 70 scenarios, tons of new interface and unit graphics, countless engine improvements, and much more!


Vastly improved and expanded rebuild of the critically acclaimed Close Combat: Battle of Bulge title, originally developed by Atomic Games.

New enhanced Grand Campaign with a new strategy level map as well as 64 gorgeous hand-drawn tactical level maps.

70+ scenarios based on real-world battles, operations and campaigns.

New graphics for the user interface, aircraft, vehicles and other graphics.

An easy-to-use but powerful Scenario Editor - Create your own what if Scenarios.

Largely expanded moddability: all strategic layer features, all campaign details including weather, turns per day, scoring, support mission (artillery, airstrike) capabilities for both Germans and Americans, battlegroup recycling, battlegroup retreat/disband, supply and much more!

Further improvements have been made to the AI to enhance most, if not all, performance issues: vehicle pathing, infantry tactics, team and unit morale, overall AI aggressiveness and decision-making in general.

Accurately depicts World War II tactical warfare and its challenges

Realistic soldier psychological profiles during combat.

Game score 7.1 / 10 calculated out of 38 players' votes.  

Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium 133 MHz, 256 MB RAM, 1.5 GB HDD, graphic card 8MB, Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

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