The latest free expansion for Tannenberg introduces the Latvian Riflemen, along with a marshy Baltic map, and new authentic weapons for both Russian and German forces. Revolving around the independent and historical Latvian divisions, this new force will play a primarily support role.
Armed with Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles, and a few older Winchesters, the Latvian Riflemen will exceed in action whilst under heavy fire, with new NCO abilities to remove weapon sway during key moments of the battle. German and Russian forces will also benefit from a new grenades. The new “Chemical grenade M1917” for the Russian forces, and the new “Type N Nebelbombe” smoke grenade for the Germans. Allowing both forces to alter the battlefield without the need for artillery.
Along with these new weapons, comes the Latvian inspired “Baltic Map”. Full of sand dunes, pine forests and boggy marshes, the new map will challenge even the most seasoned players. The map will also feature distinctive wooden fortifications covering the lakes and swamps.