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Combat Mission Shock Force: British Forces

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Publisher: Battlefront.com
Developer: Battlefront.com

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'Combat Mission Shock Force: British Forces' Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 1:24 p.m. PST

British Forces is the second of several planned expansions of the Combat Mission contemporary warfare setting, adding a significant number of new formations, units, weapons, equipment and vehicles, as well as brand new missions, maps and a campaign.

Get the Combat Mission Shock Force: British Forces [PC] Trailer off WP (7mb)

Britain fields one of the most powerful armed forces in the world today, which Combat Mission fans will soon experience for themselves. The full range of British weaponry is brought to life with the same amazing level of detail found in the previous Combat Mission titles.

Everything from the new version of the L85A2 rifle to the Challenger 2 with all the latest upgrades is included in order to give a full accounting of the capabilities of the modern British Army. Play with them on their own or as part of multi-national joint task forces using any of Shock Forces' other units. As with the MARINES Module, all new scenarios and a campaign are included for exciting play right out of the box, before digging in and using the powerful editor or sharing scenarios with other Shock Force gamers. New voices (multiple accents), sound effects, and game features round out the game experience. Oh, and of course some great surprises which will be revealed as the release date nears!

So what will the British Forces module include? Well, we can't tell you everything yet, but here is a first glimpse at some of the confirmed units, weapons and equipment. A more detailed overview can also be found under the "Equipment" section on the left.

Preliminary equipment list

* UK Small Arms and Support Weapons

L85A2 (5.56mm Rifle)
L85A2 w/UGL
L85A2 – new version
L86A2 (5.56mm Light Support Weapon)
L22A2 (5.56mm Carbine)
L110A1 (5.56mm Minimi-Para)
L96A1 (7.62mm Sniper Rifle)
L115A1 (8.59mm Long range Rifle)
L115A3 (8.59mm Sniper Rifle)
L111A1 Browning (.50 cal HMG)
L7A2 (7.62mm GPMG)
L134A1 (GMG)
L2A1 (ILAW)
NLAW
LASM
Javelin ATGM
L109 (hand grenade)
L9A1 (51mm Mortar)

* UK Vehicles

FV4043 Challenger 2
FV4043 Challenger 2 – w/ current upgrades
FV 510 Warrior IFV - "TELIC"
FV 510 Warrior IFV - "TELIC Enhanced"
FV 511 Warrior ICV
Warrior Reconnaissance vehicle
FV 514 Warrior OPV
FV 107 Scimitar
FV 107 Scimitar with slat armor
FV 103 Spartan
FV 103 Spartan with slat armor
FV 105 Sultan
FV 432
FV 432 mark 3 – Bulldog
M-WMIK – Jackal
L.R. Command vehicle (w/ FFR)
TUM - HS/GS
TUM - HS/ST
R-WMIK
Snatch 2A

* Artillery Support

L16A2 81mm Mortar
L118 Light Gun
AS90 Self-propelled gun
M270Bi MLRS

* Air Support

Apache
Typhoon
Tornado GR4
Harrier GR9

The British Forces Module will be packed with a lot of cool stuff and will be available for purchase soon to you all. "Soon" means "whenever it's ready". "All" means to anybody with a Battlefront, Paradox, and Gamer's Gate version of CM:SF. (In other words: it's not required to own the Marines module to enjoy the British Module, but you do need to have the base game of CM:SF. It doesn't matter which version you have, CMSF British Forces will work with all of them).

CMSF British Forces will be available only from http://www.battlefront.com/ and will not be sold in stores. The price will be $25.


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