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Blitzkrieg 2

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Blitzkrieg 2
Blitzkrieg 2 cover
Developers
Nival
Engines
Enigma Engine
Release dates
Windows October 2, 2005
Reception
Metacritic 75
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, Expansion pack
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Strategy
Themes World War II, Historical, Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, Oceania
Series Blitzkrieg
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Blitzkrieg 2 on IGDB
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Blitzkrieg 2 on Wikipedia
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Blitzkrieg 2 is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view strategy game in the Blitzkrieg series.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.4.77.02 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Anthology
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Anthology
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Version differences

Blitzkrieg 2 Anthology contains the base game and both expansions.

Demo

A free demo version is available from Archive.org.

Monetization

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Fall Of The Reich
Windows
Liberation
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/313500/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/313500/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

Input

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
Controller types

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX, Voice
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Russian

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 For the GOG.com version, use the installer available under bonus content.
Online play
8 Steam and GOG.com versions were updated to replace the original defunct multiplayer service, and can connect to each other.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
GOG.com and Steam; servers for the retail release have been shut down.
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 4
ATI Radeon 9600
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible


Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:

References