1944: Battle of the Bulge

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1944: Battle of the Bulge
1944: Battle of the Bulge cover
Developers
INtex Publishing GmbH & Co. KG
Publishers
USA Kudosoft Interactive
Europe Monte Cristo
Germany Cdv Software Entertainment
United Kingdom Digital Jesters
United Kingdom Global Software Publishing
Russia, Ukraine 1C Company
Release dates
Windows August 8, 2005
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Strategy
Art styles Realistic
Themes Europe, Historical, World War II
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Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

1944: Battle of the Bulge is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view strategy game.

Key points

Sequel to D-Day.
Also known as No Surrender: Battle of the Bulge in the US.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save[Note 2]

Video[edit]

Video Settings.
Video Settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Input Settings.
Input Settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio Settings.
Audio Settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
GameSpy services have been shut down;[5] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System 6.6c[6]
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, 2000, ME, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References