Order of Battle: Pacific latest expansion, U.S. Marines, gets dated and more

30 Mar 2016 0

Back in early February we mentioned that Order of Battle: Pacific was getting another expansion, this one themed around the U.S. Marines. Today I learned that the expansion is closer than we thought, only a week away and releasing on April 7th. 

U.S Marines puts you in charge of the titular force during their island hopping campaign of 1942-45. The expansion offers a wealth of new units as well as 11 new scenarios to try your hand at. 

  • New Scenarios:
    • Tulagi
    • Guadalcanal
    • Munda Point
    • Blissful & Goodtime
    • Bougainville
    • Gilbert Islands
    • Marshall Islands
    • Saipan
    • Guam
    • Palau
    • Iwo Jima
  • New Units
    • M2A4 Light Tank
    • DUKW Amphibious Truck
    • Marine Scouts
    • Mortar Infantry
    • F2A Buffalo
    • Captured Shinhoto Chi-Ha
    • BB Kongō
    • Concrete Bunkers!
  • New Features
    • Support Fire ability for Heavy Infantry
    • New faction: Marine Corps
    • Editor: New Trigger Effect to change hex supply output
    • Editor: Disable production for specific factions
    • Editor: Trigger Effect "Set Unit AI Team" extended to allow - for example - units patrolling back and forth


Watch for U.S. Marines to launch next week, but you can pick up the base game, Order of Battle: Pacific right now for PC/Mac on Steam. If you don't want to wait until next week, Matrix has released a U.S. Marines infographic to tide you over. Check it out below:

 USMarines infographic resized



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