When Hearts of Iron IV will be released? There is an answer now! Hearts of Iron – is a game series, developed by Swedish company Paradox Interactive in 2002, which earned honors from gamers around the globe. Hearts of Iron is the only game series about WWII in such big scale and with major figures of the time. As developer company states, Hearts of Iron IV is a global and very detailed war strategy game in WWII timeframe.
As of June 8th, the release date for the game has been confirmed to be, at the earliest, October 2015, but is likely to be in 2016.
Hearts of Iron IV gameplay
Major changes were made in controlling and commanding your troops, so now player can choose precise time of an attack, composition of forces and defense options. Air-to-air operations became more thrilling and require now not only adequacy, but also quickness of your decisions. New features added a new combat planning system. Tactical plans can be given to a certain group of forces or military weaponry, which were chosen according to a situation on a battlefield. One of the project executives has mentioned that players won’t have to place defense divisions manually anymore; instead you can just place your troops alongside the line of defense. Besides that changes were applied to a weather/climate conditions, which now will help you achieve victory or prevent you from that.
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Hearts of Iron IV developer diary
Paradox Interactive has analyzed reviews from gaming community, and decided to return into Hearts of Iron IV every positive aspect of their previous Hearts of Iron. Little details are still in consideration stage, but all-in-all it will only help game to become better, isn’t it? You don’t have to know the exact history of a certain battle or operation, in my view this more relates to a new feature. A player can plan operation himself and make decisions according to situation. This element is very significant. You are able to take any country under control and change the course of history in a way of “What if…”
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Developers also granted players an ability to choose military weapons. You can even create an atomic bomb and cause massive devastations to enemy territory. Dev team has taken into consideration all blunders of Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series. Speaking of which, players will be able to remain neutral! Game modes hadn’t been changed, still there are only single-player and multiplayer mode.
Hearts of Iron IV will be available for PC, Linux and Mac platforms.
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