The second paid expansion for Paradox's WW2 strategy Steel Division: Normandy 44 is titled 'Back To Hell' and will launch February 13, alongside a new update that will add free missions for the co-op campaign.
You can check out the announcement trailer for the Back To Hell DLC here or embedded below. The expansion will include 7 new historical missions - of which 5 will be playable in cooperative, 4 new divisions, 58 new units, and 2 exclusive aces.
Missions include historically accurate battles including Operation Deadstick, Operation Windsor, or Operation Bluecoat, and and you can play as the leader of previously unseen divisions such as the legendary "Big Red One" - 1st (US) Infantry Division or the 1. SS-Panzerdivision "LSSAH". The four new divisions include the 7th Armoured Division "Desert Rats", Demi-Brigade SAS, 2. Panzerdivision and the Festungs Gross-Paris.
New units include the famous Westland Lysander aircraft, the le.FH 16 field howitzer, the Dewoitine D.520 fighter aircraft, the Panzer IB light tank, and the 75mm SP Autocar. The two new Ace models are Major Horst Rämsch and his Panzer IV, and the famous Major Howard, one of the first allied officers to set foot in Normandy during Operation Overlord.
As mentioned, the paid DLC will be accompanied by a free update containing a new co-op mission pack. This features the "Operation Atlantic" historical battle playable in 2v2, and featuring, for the first time, the 11th Armoured Division, alongside the well-known 3rd Canadian Infantry, facing the 16. Luftwaffen-Felddivision & the 21. Panzerdivision.
Even better, the Steam Community Update about the DLC and update contains a sly dig at EA, as developer Eugen notes that the new achievement they've added for the free co-op mission will give that "sense of pride and accomplishment" players want. Yes, they even used quote marks.
Steel Division: Normandy 44 - Back To Hell will launch February 13 and will cost £11.39, which is probably around $14.99 - twice the price of the previous DLC expansion.