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'Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific - U-Boat Missions' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2007 @ 8:28 a.m. PST

Ubisoft will release a new Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific add-on pack, U-Boat Missions, which will allow players to prowl the Indian Ocean as the captain of a German submarine.

Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific U-Boat Missions will focus on the historically accurate but largely unknown German U-boat campaign in the Indian Ocean during World War II. U-Boat Missions offers players a variety of new features and content including an entirely fresh and innovative strategic element, new playable submarines, an improved navigation map, improved upgrade system, and more!

Key Features:

  • German Campaign in the Indian Ocean: The new campaign spans from July 1943 until end of war, in May 1945. Players will operate from such far off Japanese naval bases as Penang, Singapore, Jakarta and Surabaya.
  • Strategic Warfare: As the player rises in rank and experience he gains access to new strategic resources such as recon aircraft that track down enemy shipping and even battle groups that can help wipe out superior enemy forces.
  • New Playable Submarines: Take to the seas in the long range Type IX-D2 U-boat and the revolutionary Walther propulsion type XVIII U-boat. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of these boats and how you can overcome even elite late war allied destroyers with high speed hit and run attacks.
  • Heroes: Based on actual historical figures, these new crewmembers add a number of special abilities that can change the fate of battle and save the ship when the time is right, as well as adding historical color to the game.

Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific U-Boat Missions will be available for PC in spring 2008.

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