More Eastern Front Panzer Campaigns 4.04 Updates

Hi All,

We are almost there, thirty titles updated and another five today. Here are the next group of version 4.04 updates for Panzer Campaigns.

The plan for today was to release the updated 1944 and 1945 Eastern Front titles – three in total. Well, we got a little ahead of ourselves and included two from 1943 for a total of five. That leaves four remaining games, that, all going well, will be updated by the end of the week. Following on from the recent Modern Campaigns, Panzer Campaigns and First World War Campaigns upgrades we are releasing the updates for more Panzer Campaigns titles with the new 4.04 version. This is the same version as the recently released title, Panzer Campaigns: Spring Awakening ’45 and our recent games of the week, Panzer Campaigns: Sealion ‘40, the Asia titles the Western Front games, North Africa titles, First World War Campaigns, Eastern Front Blitzkrieg titles and last week’s French & Italian titles.

The five titles updated today are Panzer Campaigns: Kharkov ’43, Panzer Campaigns: Mius ’43, Panzer Campaigns: Korsun ’44, Panzer Campaigns: Minsk ’44, and Panzer Campaigns: Budapest ’45


Please note, these are full installation builds. The reason for this is to align to the upgrades we started to release back in March here. There is no patch from the prior version available. If you already have a copy of any of these five titles, the latest game build should be available now in your store account on the WDS website. You will have to uninstall any existing versions and then install the latest to be up to date.

With the move to version 4.04, here are the following changes beyond version 4.03:

Panzer Campaigns version 4.04 Changelog

Full Release

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a crash due to registry setting for the classic toolbar (which no longer exists).
  • Prevent Windows 11 CTD by replacing MCI audio with DirectSound on the Splash Screen.
  • Fixed a crash to desktop and game corruption when playing Network Direct Play.
  • Fixed a rare crash to desktop when Auto-Save was not selected.


  • Units are not penalised with night fatigue when moving by rail.
  • Dynamic NATO counter drawing on the Hex Info display. This is the same as the Panzer Battles implementation and the NATO counter on the unit card will highlight when appropriate.
  • New unit boxes to improve legibility of text.
  • New Unit box Back image to improve legibility of text.

We expect to follow-up with further updated games very soon.

Here are a few sample screen shots:

Panzer Campaigns: Kharkov ’43


Panzer Campaigns: Mius ’43

Panzer Campaigns: Korsun ’44

Panzer Campaigns: Minsk ’44

Panzer Campaigns: Budapest ’44

 As mentioned, we plan to migrate the remaining Panzer Campaigns series across to version 4.04 by the end of the week. We also are working on a range of additional enhancements that we will share with you all very soon, expect some interesting features in version 4.04.1.

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  • Stefan Buss

    Even the Demo get’s the update. Thank you very much. I still believe there is a lot unused potential for a full range title in it, instead of “just” being a small demo. But with the very large grand campaign game on the horizon, who knows?

  • Don Pack

    Thanks for the updates. Glad to hear they are almost done as I can’t wait to hear what is coming in 4.01.1!

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