Gary Grigsby’s War in the East 2

gary-grigsbys-war-in-the-east-2Starting in 1941, Gary Grigsby’s War in the East 2 covers one of the most brutal conflicts in human history. This bitter fight to the end between the Third Reich and the Soviet Union, is lovingly modelled and detailed from the highest strategic overview to the smallest logistical decision. GGWiiE2 is a complete overhaul of the first game. It is richer, more historical, more encompassing and is the most accurate representation of this conflict ever conceived.

Interface improvements, including new art and re-organized screens allow you to discover and access the games rich strategic layer more easily.

Flexible movement, road and rail modelling allows unparalleled realism in how units flow towards or from the frontlines in the conflict. Details such as road quality, the quality of your transport, the weather, the condition of the men and much more determines if those critical supplies will arrive on time.

Discover the history underpinning each and every unit and weapon that was used and how it fits into the grand scheme of the overall conflict, in the games built-in encyclopaedia. Armed with your new knowledge, devise new ways of putting those units and weapons into action on the biggest strategic map yet.

It is not just the game itself that has been dramatically improved. The game comes with an exceptional tutorial and 520-page comprehensive manual, to help new players understand the depth and complexity that underpins how real war is fought and won. The A.I. has also been improved, so veterans of the first game will also relish new challenges in an expansive campaign that covers everything from Barbarossa to the fall of Berlin.

Gary Grigsby’s War in the East 2 has arrived in the Matrix store and is now available for purchase and download HERE.

gary-grigsbys-war-in-the-east-2You can now preorder Gary Grigsby’s upcoming masterpiece by visiting the Product page.

We are only selling the game on the Matrix Games (and Slitherine) site for now, and the game will release on Steam at a later date. Anyone pre-purchasing, or purchasing on the day of release will get a Steam key eventually, when the title launches there.

Both digital only and upgrade to physical are available. The first 1000 copies are coming by air and will begin shipping on April 16th, while the remaining copies will be shipped in May when the next batch of books arrives.

The physical manual is a 520 page hardbound full color volume. The biggest printed manual we’ve ever done. All shipments at this point are from the UK and we recommend carefully reviewing the shipping options (typically Royal Mail or DPD) to determine which iss best for your location.

Royal Mail is a typical mail service, DPD is an air courier service and shipping times, customs/VAT costs and service to special addresses may vary by your location. However, the shipping cost is significant due to the sheer weight of the hardbound manual, which comes in at over 4.5 lbs / 2+ kg.

For more information and clarification on purchase option, please visit the Forum.