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Niche Spotlight – Panzer Corps 2

Panzer Corps 2

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Today’s Spotlight is Panzer Corps 2, a WWII wargame by Flashback Games and Slitherine.

This sequel to the hit WWII wargame from 2010 promises to strike the perfect balance between accessibility, and deep tactical gameplay. The game features over 1000 historically accurate units with dozens of scenarios based on real battles.

Play through the entirety of WWII as the Wehrmacht in a 60 scenario campaign, where your units carry over between battles. If the campaign and other scenarios aren’t enough, Panzer Corps 2 comes with a powerful level editor, co-op, and competitive multiplayer, including play-by-email.

You can watch the launch trailer below.

Panzer Corps 2 is available on Windows PC (via GOG, and Steam) for $39.99.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


Panzer Corps 2 is the ultimate Second World War strategy game!
Enjoy the time-proven gameplay formula which has been appreciated by millions of players over the years, brought to a whole new level of refinement up to the latest technical standards.

The king of wargames is back

Easy to play and at the same time extremely deep, its fine-tuned turn-based gameplay style means that it’s the quality of your decisions, not the speed of clicking, which will determine the outcome of your battles. Don’t outpace your enemies, outsmart them! In-depth gameplay mechanics model unit movement, combat, spotting, encirclements, weather, capturing enemy equipment and much more.

A massive amount of content

Panzer Corps 2 is all about content. You can play for every major power in the European theatre of the Second World War, and unleash over a whopping 1000 unique different units on your enemies! Every single unit in the game has been painstakingly modelled and animated. No other game covers as many authentic World War II vehicles as Panzer Corps 2!

All of World War II at your fingertips

Panzer Corps 2 comes with a massive branching campaign including around 60 scenarios: lead the Wehrmacht in the entirety of World War II, carrying over your battle-hardened veterans from one battle to the next. 4 additional single player scenarios are available and another 10 scenarios carefully designed for a balanced Multiplayer experience. On top of that there is an advanced random map generator for Skirmish mode, offering six distinct map types and four mission types.

The ultimate wargame online experience

Challenge your friends or play on coop against the AI. Panzer Corps 2 offers a wide range of Multiplayer options: hot seat, server-assisted play-by-email (Slitherine’s PBEM++) mode, and a true online Multiplayer. In the latter mode it is even possible to play your turns simultaneously with your coop partner, which basically reduces waiting times to zero!

A comprehensive editor

Modding was always big with Panzer Corps series. For this reason, Panzer Corps 2 includes the most powerful Scenario Editor we have ever created, which is also very user friendly and easy to use. Using the Editor, you can create your own campaigns, single scenarios and multiplayer maps in no time, or you can enjoy content created by fellow players. If the prequel game is any indication, literally hundreds of user-made scenarios will be available for Panzer Corps 2 in no time, for unlimited replayability!


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Frank Streva

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