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This release introduces some long awaited additions to WWII Online that include the Wellington medium bomber, Proximity AOs, Squad Missions, Custom IVC channels and much more to include bug fixes.


  • The Wellington Mk III has been added to the Royal Airforce (RAF)
  • Nine (9) new factories have been added to the Axis side: Zwolle, Meppel, Hoogeveen, Harlingen, Limburg and Frankfurt
  • All Allied factories have been combined for RDP purposes, bombing one factory will affect all Allied resupply times
  • Bomber Loadouts have been re-added to the game
  • Proximity AOs have been introduced:
    • Towns with Heavy Inf EWS will trigger AOs
    • If Heavy Inf EWS is lost, the AO will be removed
  • Squad Missions have been added:
    • The Squad must have five (5) members online in order for Squad Missions to be available
    • Only one (1) Squad Mission per side, per Squad
  • Ten (10) Custom IVC channels have been added per side (see your HC for channel assignments)
    • Only applies to channel 1-10
    • Follows the F6 text chat channel (must be assigned to 1-10)
  • IVC now shows CRS members with all CAPS as represented elsewhere
  • Players can now adjust their in-game volume from within the IVC map tab
  • Fuel Barrel PPOs have been added to Supply Trucks
  • Planes, Vehicles and Boats/Ships can now be refueled:
    • Planes - Airfields & Airfield PPOs (can also re-arm)
    • Vehicles - Army Bases, Supply Trucks (can also re-arm) and Fuel Barrel PPOs
    • Boats/Ships - Docks (can also re-arm)
  • Fuel burn rates have been adjusted to be more historical in order to keep in line with our map size
  • All Sherman, Churchill, Pz4 and Tiger tanks have had their 3D model crew members updated
  • Free to Play (F2P) aircraft now have a different look than other versions
  • The gun audio for Hurri IIBs has been updated
  • Barrage Balloon PPOs have had their max damage updated in order to be harder to destroy
  • Gun Emplacement PPOs have had their proximity to other objects changed to stop blocking
  • The STG44 now has updated audio
  • All SMGs have had a recoil audit
  • All standard and limited SMGs have had their pistols removed and ammo amounts adjusted
  • Bombs have had their whistle sounds updated
  • Grenade explosion effects have been adjusted
  • New effects, audio and visual, have been added for 500kg bombs
  • The HCMSP PPO has been added to the HC Officer class
  • The HCMSP PPO's 3D model has been updated
  • Csm308 has been added to Bunker interiors and has a City CP named after him
  • Lille, Calais and Antwerp now have different versions of a Star Fort
  • A well has been added to Ooltgensplaat
  • Verdun has had a Crypt added to its surrounding area
  • A barn has been added to the vicinity of Tienen and Reusel
  • A damaged airfield has been created at Martlesham for initial introduction
  • A causeway has been added north of Moerdjik
  • AI MG Towers and Bridges have had their textures updated to appear more weathered
  • Removed four bridges around Piesport
  • Barbed wire has been added to the top of Armybase walls
  • Mooring points and crane rails have been added to urban harbors
  • Added three new Airfields to the UK: Gravesend, Southend and St Mary's Pitt
  • Added stairs to the garage of the Spawn buildings
  • Murder holes in Armybase walls were reduced down to two
  • Fourteen (14) new towns have been added: Fismes, Bouvancourt, Cerny-en-Laonnois, Bourg et Comin, Braines, Vailly Sur Aisnes, Chavignon, Soissons Les petit, Soissons, Port Fontenoy, Ooltgensplaat, Val de Livres, Reusel and Crucifix

Bug Fixes

  • The Delete all Waypoints and Contact Reports bug has been fixed
  • Corrected an issue when some units that was causing extra-long despawn times
  • Fixed an issue with some areas missing train tracks
  • Fixed an issue that caused multi-crewed units to not report stats properly
    • Multi-crewed units will now be forced to re-initiate the multi-crew join process after each mission
  • The Ju88 has had a few bugs repaired:
    • Reversed rudder pedal movement
    • Hard to read speed and altitude indicators
  • SPAA 20mm gun audio has been fixed
  • Added missing FBs between Orbeval and Clermont-en-Argonne
  • Muzzle smoke has been reduced to help with visibility after firing
  • Engine fire effects have been updated
  • Adjusted FB tents to correct an issue that caused infantry to pop up above the FB tents
  • Adjusted footsteps sounds so they aren't so loud
  • Adjusted tank track sound volume
  • Fixed and issue that was causing some Mac clients to crash while the game was loading

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  • IVC Target channel added
  • IVC HC channel added
  • IVC Multi-crew channel added
  • IVC Squad channels will now be separated by their side
  • An IVC tab has been added to the Keymapper pop-up (P) window
  • A new Hero Builder infantry unit has been added
    • RPAT w/2 rounds
    • Main battle rifle w/20 rounds
    • 2 HE Frag Grenades
    • 1 Knife
    • 1 Shovel
  • Matilda, Pz2c, Pz3, SdKfz 231 and Firefly crew members have been visually updated


  • The Triumphal Arch has been added to Brussels
  • Players can now damage the newly added Dams
  • New towns have been added: Chalons, Chalons South, Tilloy-et-Bellay, Attendorn, Sittingbourne, Sheerness, Juvigny, Conde Sur Marne, Les-Petite Loge, Bochum, Hattingen, Zevenaar, Elten, Bechy, Verny, Baronville, Francaltroff, Cuvilly, Montdidier, Lassigny, Ribecourt, Orbeval, Marville, Jametz, Vittarville, Rouen, Rouen East and Barentin
  • Tongeren has had new town walls built
  • Beauvais, Clermont and Willemstad have been rebuilt
  • Terrain tiles around Paris have been fixed up
  • Dover, Bergen op Zoom and Calais are now enlarged
  • Some river barriers have been moved under water with buoys added to mark them
  • Some in game Manuals have been updated
  • Genobrst has been added to the Fallen Soldier Memorial
  • A few new props have been added: Row Boat, Submarine, Aircraft Carrier and Swordfish
  • Double ponds with a creek and bridge have been added to Sittingbourne
  • Factories from Amiens and Abbyville have been moved to Rouen and Rouen East

Audio & Effects

  • Sound effects audio has been equalized across all units and weapons, this may require players to adjust game audio volume in preferences
  • All new special effects have been added
    • Create longer lasting VFX for artillery rounds that have no fireball
    • Create individual SFX for artillery HE shells
    • Create mortar specific VFX
    • Improve muzzle smoke VFX on tank main guns
    • Improve fuel fire VFX
    • Improve engine fire VFX
    • Improve frag grenade VFX & SFX
    • Create new bomb explosion VFX & SFX
    • Create new bazooka explosion SFX


  • Secondary "Hurricane" kill bug fixed
  • Fixed the bug that caused some building to disappear during town captures
  • Motorized Mortars can now shoot beyond 2,150m
  • Repaired the Beauvais-Poix-de-Picardie FB
  • Fixed the unkillable Stuart driver
  • The AB Barracks buildings now have a damage model (10 December 22)

Introducing Integrated Voice Communications for WWII Online!


  • Lobby voice radio channel for general comms and choosing sides
  • Side voice radio channels active when no mission has been selected (Separate Axis, Allied channels)
  • Mission radio channels (side unique) becomes primary radio channel (whether spawned or not)
  • Squad voice radio channel for dedicated squad ops (always available)
  • In-game 3D voice chat providing attenuated and directional positional-based voice audio
  • Configurable key mapping
    • Cycle through available voice channels
    • Transmit on selected voice channel (PTT)
    • 3D voice activation (talking)
    • Temporary IVC Disable (Mute/Deafen) for tense moments
    • IVC Hud Enable/Disable
  • IVC Hud displays who is talking, Icons over talking players (Radio vs 3D Chat)
  • IVC Configuration
    • Voice audio input/output device selection
    • Input/Output volume
    • Enable/Disable channel types (uncheck all for IVC opt-out)
  • Sensitive to .ignore list for muting other players