The next expansion will be released in November


No Step Back, die nchste Erweiterung fr Hearts of Iron 4 (ab 13,99 at will be available from November 23, 2021 at a price of 19.99 euros. Several new national focus trees form the heart of this expansion. Among other things, they should offer new opportunities for the course of the Second World War in Eastern Europe. In addition, some nations have been completely revised.

The features of Hearts of Iron 4: No Step Back at a glance (according to the manufacturer):

  • “New Soviet Nations Priorities: The communist rulers of the Soviet Union must also grapple with a system of government full of suspicion and betrayal, but the players can decide whether to support the opposition party against the powerful head of state or even to take the reactionary path of a restored monarchy.
  • New national emphases in Poland: Players write a new history of Poland, with options to reform the government, consolidate the military rulers or support a pro-Soviet popular uprising.
  • New Baltic nations focus: Common alternative history paths for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as well as separate paths for each country.
  • Military Officer Corps: Building a General Staff that draws on the talents and expertise of available officers to benefit from technological and tactical changes.
  • Military Spirit: Players emphasize certain characteristics of their armed forces, which add general bonuses to certain types of units or even help with the planning of divisions.
  • Updates to the supply system: The logistics system has been expanded to include scorched earth tactics, floating docks and special supply units.
  • Tank designer: Players design their own tank troops with modules and set priorities in terms of speed, weapon strength, armor or production costs.
  • Railroad Guns: The grandest and most prestigious artillery pieces designed specifically for fighting entrenched enemies and fortified positions. “

As usual, this expansion of Hearts of Iron 4 is accompanied by a major update free of charge for all players, which contains new supply and logistics mechanisms as well as numerous improvements.