Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy v1.01 Patch Released

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[] Dover-Foxcroft, Maine - Battlefront has announced the release of the patch for Battle for Normandy 1.01. The v1.01 patch for CM: BN contains not just bug fixes but - as is tradition at Battlefront - also a number of enhancements, adjustments and improvements to the game, most based on player feedback! Here is just a quick glimpse on the long list of the improvements that the v1.01 patch is offering.


* Hit text for projectiles that enter an open vehicle hatch says "Hit: Opening" rather than turret or hull.
* Fixed a bug that prevented ricochets off a Panther lower mantlet into the hull top (though this intentionally remains rare).
* The glacis/hull-roof armor plate on the Tiger front is thicker.
* PSW 222 and PSW 223 are capable of firing weapons after losing a crewman, and have slightly improved commander's visibility when buttoned up.

* Troops hiding in trenches or foxholes get better protection from shrapnel.
* Direct hits do more damage to trees.

Quick Battles:
* The unit auto-purchaser is improved.
* Air support may only be purchased during daytime with clear or hazy weather.

* When a forward observer cannot see where spotting rounds impact, he will usually require another round to be fired rather than skip ahead to fire-for-effect with poor accuracy.
* White phosphorous (smoke) does not cause unrealistically high casualties.

Soldier Behavior:
* Soldiers can spot anti-tank mines (in addition to anti-personnel mines).
* Soldiers are quicker to stop attempting to surrender if friendly soldiers are nearby and enemies are not.

* Troops may throw grenades from buildings at open-topped vehicles.
* Corrected some minor pathing problems across bridges.
* Keyboard camera controls are smoother (Windows version).
* When attaching targeting orders to a waypoint, the range display is calculated from the waypoint, not the unit's current location.
* Clicking Exit or New in the Editor brings up a confirmation dialog.
* MP40 ammo pouches display correctly on German soldiers.
* Updated US rank icons.
* Fixed some out-of-memory problems.
* And lots more...

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