Panzer General II

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Panzer General II
Panzer General II cover
Developers
SSI Special Projects Group
Publishers
Retail Strategic Simulations Inc.
Digital Ubisoft
Engines
Living Battlefield
Release dates
Windows September 22, 1997
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Point and select
Genres TBS
Themes World War II
Series Panzer General
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Panzer General II on Wikipedia
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General information

Released as Panzer General IIID in Germany (not to be confused with Panzer General 3D Assault) and Operation Panzer in France.
Panzer General II Wiki
Die PanzerLiga, a multiplayer community for Five-Star General, Panzer Corps and Strategic Command series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Contains both the official 1.02 and the unofficial 2.2 versions. Uses GOG's custom DirectDraw wrapper.
Windows
Ubisoft Store
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Included with Ubisoft+.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

  • The latest official patch is 1.02, and can be downloaded from Die PanzerLiga website. Information is available here.

Unofficial patches[edit]

  • The unofficial 2.2 patch is available here with the changelog here. The GOG.com distribution already includes this version alongside the official 1.02 version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SAVE[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Added on 11 January 2022[1]
Ubisoft Connect
[2]

Video[edit]

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]

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 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 Players Notes
LAN play
4
Online play
4
Asynchronous multiplayer
Play by email.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz or greater
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 525 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA
1 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 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

  1. Changelog, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com - last accessed on 2022-01-11
  2. Cloud save support for games available on Ubisoft+ - last accessed on 2021-09-18