Sudden Strike 4
Mac OS Games
Sudden Strike is back! The beloved Real Time Strategy series returns, this time with bigger battlefields, more units, better graphics, new scenarios and legendary commanders with individual abilities – all of which makes Sudden Strike 4 more tactical and realistic than ever before!
Sudden Strike 4 sends you off on three extensive campaigns set amongst the battlefields of World War 2. Commanding the British and American, German or Soviet troops, you will lead over 100 different units into battle; like the German bomber Heinkel He111, the Russian T-34 tank, the British Hawker Typhoon fighter plane and the notorious German Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger.
In a first for the Sudden Strike series, you can now choose from one of nine individual commanders, such as George Patton or Bernard Montgomery, who will each allow for different approaches to combat and boast unique abilities.
Prove your strategic expertise in over 20 demanding singleplayer scenarios, the challenge-focused skirmish mode and the ultra-competitive multiplayer mode. Excellence will be rewarded through a unique reward system, where successfully completing missions will unlock exclusive content, such as historical film footage from the era.
Sudden Strike 4 offers countless ways to vanquish your opponents. Exploit the weak spots of tanks, set up an ambush, occupy buildings with infantry, outmaneuver the enemy with clever positioning or unleash devastating air strikes – how you approach each mission is up to you!
-Sudden Strike 4 offers realistic real-time strategy gameplay with tactical depth and a historical setting.
-Three campaigns with over 20 missions to test your tactical skills and determining the outcome of significant WWII battles.
-As one of nine commanders, lead your army on the battlegrounds of the biggest military conflict in history
-Optional „Pause & Play“ for more tactical depth
-Command more than 100 authentic units – including the Königstiger tank, the Katyusha rocket launcher and the Hawker Typhoon fighter plane.
-Pit yourself against other commanders in the competitive multiplayer mode.
Processor: 2.0 GHz
Graphics Card: 2 GB RAM
Free Harddisk Space: 12 GB
macOS: version 10.11 (El Capitan)
All MacBook Pro end of 2013 or later with minimum 2 GB graphics RAM
All iMacs end of 2013 or later with minimum 2 GB graphics RAM
All iMacs with Retina Display end of 2014 or later with minimum 2 GB graphics RAM
All Mac Pros end of 2013 or later
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Updated multiplayer service
Multiplayer connectivity has been improved to reduce latency and increase stability.
Revamped Quick Match
Minimum player count has been reduced to 1 vs 1.
Quick Matches start once another player joins the session.
Doctrine skill balance changes
Reworked functionality for the "Survive" and "Tough Guy" doctrine skills.
Multiplayer feedback improvement:
You can now switch between team colors and player colors in multiplayer and skirmish matches.
Improved feedback for capturing strategic locations in both game modes.
Added a safe planning period at the start of each battle.
The Armored Doctrine of Hermann Balck is now available for all players!
Utilizing unique German tank hunter units and a specialized skill set, this commander opens new tactical opportunities to defeat your opponents.
New Vehicles in multiplayer
Destroy your enemies with the new Jagdpanther and Hetzer tank destroyers and conduct fast blitzkrieg operations with the heavily armored Panzer II Ausf. J light tanks.
We have added a new commander – Charles de Gaulle, a renowned commander of the French army.
Command his army of French troops and vehicles, which also includes a brand new FCM 2C Heavy tank.
Charles de Gaulle is available for all players, complete with his own army and unit set, and is playable in both single- and multiplayer matches.
New German tank commander
At the start of the mission, the crew of the strongest medium or heavy tank unit is promoted to elite status.
Updated skirmish AI:
Skirmish AI has been enhanced in Domination mode:
Adaptive unit purchase management. The AI's unit choice now better reflects its current standing and strategical needs.
Extended use of air support against other human or AI opponents.
Better use of transport vehicles which now engage in combat, if necessary.
Additional Gameplay updates:
We have added support for increased zoom out distance.
The newly-implemented extended camera zoom mode allows you to zoom out further from the battlefield.
Please note that this function may affect both CPU and GPU performance depending on your system specs. You can enable or disable this feature in the options menu.
We have added 360° camera rotation support.
360° camera rotation allows you to rotate the camera freely on the battlefield.
Use the middle mouse button by default to rotate the camera, or change the key binding in the options menu at any time.
We have increased the effectiveness of sniper units, and increased the range for supply and repair units.
We have added a new "Scatter" command for infantry groups. This command will prove useful when your troops are under enemy fire, especially mortar fire that can kill infantry squads easily.
For multiplayer matches, we have improved the latency/ping counter, which is now more accurate and may improve the multiplayer experience.