Forgotten Hope 2 is an award-winning World War II modification for Battlefield 2TM and is based on the original Forgotten Hope, a modification for Battlefield 1942TM, one of the most popular multiplayer games ever. Battlefield 1942TM featured land, sea and air combat in a way never before seen. It was the goal of the development team to maximize the game experience by adding both a realistic and enjoyable gameplay to FH and now to FH2.

RSS Feed Road to Forgotten Hope 2.45: Part 3

The third and penultimate part on the road to the release.

Posted by Eat_Uranium on Jul 12th, 2012

Friday 13th July 2012 @ 18:00 UTC

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update. We'd like to start today's update with a trailer made by betatester Kubador. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

While you are watching the trailer, why not prepare yourself for tomorrow's release by downloading the passworded torrent files. The password to extract and install these files will be released tomorrow at the same time as the non-passworded direct download links. You will need a bittorrent program to download these files, many of these can be downloaded for free.

The following torrent contains everything you will need to play Forgotten Hope 2.45. Unfortunately, there is no patch from 2.4 to 2.45. The torrent contains two password protected RAR archives containing the installers, when the time comes you will need to extract both and install them.

Download the Forgotten Hope 2.45 Pre-Release Torrent

Remember, you will not be able to access the actual files until this Friday. If you do not wish to download these torrent files, you can wait until Friday at 18:00 GMT to download the un-passworded files from a list of mirror sites.

If you are a server administrator and would like to have your server up and running by this Friday for the release, you can download the necessary files here.

Finally today, we'd like to list some of the changes in version 2.45:

3 New maps:

    Battle of Keren
    Sidi Bou Zid
    St. Vith

7 New aircraft, including:

    Hawker Hardy
    Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX
    Junkers Ju 87D-1 "Stuka"
    Macchi C.202 Folgore
    Curtiss P-40E "Kittyhawk"

21 New Allied vehicles, including:

    M3 Scout Car
    M3 Lee
    M4A3(105) Sherman
    M3 Gun Motor Carriage
    37mm M3 AT Gun
    Cromwell Mk. VI
    Churchill Mk. III

9 New Axis vehicles, including:

    Fiat M11/39
    Cannone-Mitragliera da 20/65
    PzKpfw III Ausf. L
    SdKfz 135 "Marder I" on 39H(f) chassis
    StuH 42

12 New weapons, including:

    Thompson M1928A1
    Bazooka M1
    Hawkins Mine
    Bomba a Mano L

Many further changes, including:

    Sector Push added to several maps
    Objective Mode updated and added to Anctoville
    Gameplay and Graphic changes for Crete and Operation Cobra
    101st Airborne player models

To see a more expansive list of changes, you can read the changelog here.

If you have missed any previous updates this week, you can find links to them here:

Go to Road to Forgotten Hope 2.45: Part 1
Go to Road to Forgotten Hope 2.45: Part 2

That's all for today, but be sure to come back tomorrow for the big release. Until then, feel free to visit our IRC channel, our public forums, and/or our Twitter and Facebook pages to discuss this update and other news.

Lt.Dann Jul 13 2012, 12:01am said:

EPIC!!!! By the way, will there be a 2.4 to 2.45 download?

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spitfire05 Jul 13 2012, 5:23am replied:

There will not be 2.4 -> 2.45 patch, it turned out way too big :)

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Auxor Jul 13 2012, 3:54am said:

Could you explain what Sector Push is?

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Ts4EVER Jul 13 2012, 6:58am replied:

You know rush mode from BF3? It's the same, but with flags.

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KodY Jul 13 2012, 2:52pm replied:

Read for more details

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Simcardo Jul 13 2012, 1:03pm said:

Lol. I just realize this is released on Friday the 13th. Ha! No difference anyway.

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Gangstaboy Jul 13 2012, 3:50pm said:

why do i cannot download the files?? there are no downloads either at please help

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Lt.Dann Jul 13 2012, 7:09pm replied:


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Bon. Jul 13 2012, 7:18pm said:

Why haven't you guys started your own commercial game yet? It would be nothing less than totally awesome.

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Jack_Jack Jul 13 2012, 8:57pm said:

EPIC! Very, very, very good. :)

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abrun4 Jul 13 2012, 9:41pm said:

I want a patch i cant afford to download 4.6 gig again.

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Ts4EVER Jul 14 2012, 6:55am said:

The patch would b 4 gig as well.

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