developer: Kite Games
publisher: Kalypso Media
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet
Sudden Strike series was started in 2000 when Fireglow Games developed the first installment called simply Sudden Strike. During the following years new installments were introduced, and the last of them, Sudden Strike: The Last Stand, was released on PC in 2009. After that entry the series disappeared till 2017, when Kalypso Media published a new game in the franchise. Sudden Strike 4 for PC, XONE and PS4 was developed by Hungarian studio Kite Games founded in 2015.
Sudden Strike 4 for PC, XONE and PS4 is a game that belongs to the RTS genre. Similarly as in all previous installments of the series, the action takes place during World War II. The players assume the role of commanders of the armies of Great Britain and USA, Germany and Soviet Union and participate in large campaigns. The developers prepared more than twenty scenarios in which player controls various units commanded by generals (including gen George Patton and FM Bernard Montgomery). The latter are a novelty introduced to the series. Generals can impact the outcome of battles thanks to their unique approach to combat and extraordinary abilities. As for the regular soldiers and machines, among the available units there are German bomber Heinkel He111 and tank Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger, Russian T-34 and British fighter Hawker Typhoon.
Sudden Strike 4 for PC, XONE and PS4 offers modern, three-dimensional graphics and maps that are much bigger than in previous games of the series, thus offering more freedom during combat.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Quad Core 3.2 GHz/AMD Quad Core 3.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/Radeon RX 470 or better, 12 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.10
Minimum: Dual Core 3.0 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce 660/Radeon HD 7850 or better, 12 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10