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Hearts of Iron III

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Hearts of Iron III lets you play the most engaging conflict in world history, World War 2, on all fronts as any country and through multiple different scenarios.
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About Hearts of Iron III

About this game

Hearts of Iron III lets you play the most engaging conflict in world history, World War 2, on all fronts as any country and through multiple different scenarios. Guide your nation to glory between 1936 and 1948 and wage war, conduct diplomacy and build your industry in the most detailed World War 2 game ever made.

Features:

  • Play as any nation from 1936 to 1948, more than 150 countries to choose from.
  • Control the oceans with aircraft carriers, submarines and battleships and use your air force to defend your skies, support your naval and ground forces, and to bomb your enemies
  • Thousands of historically accurate real-world military commanders and politicians.
  • Realistic military command AI with unprecedented levels of interaction
  • In-depth diplomatic and political system.
  • Historical accuracy combined with an unparalleled level of freedom of choice
  • More than 10,000 land provinces makes the game five times more detailed than HoI2 and the most detailed depiction of World War 2 ever made.
  • Customize your divisions in detail with more than 20 types of brigades
  • New economic system makes it possible to buy weapons from abroad.
  • Mobilization and reserves gives the option of surprise attacks, Blitzkrieg made real.
  • Government-in-exile makes it possible to continue to struggle from abroad with underground movements and uprisings against the oppressing power.
  • Strategic warfare system makes it more important to defend the skies and oceans against foreign attacks; leaving cities open to enemy bombing will now be devastating.
  • A completely new intelligence system, with several types of intelligence sources, makes it possible to get information about enemy reserves and troop movements.
  • Assign troops to "theatres" on the map to fight two-front wars more successfully.
  • The new AI system and more detailed map will allow for more strategic decisions.
  • Flexible technology system with hundreds of categories, where major powers get their own unique attributes.

Product Requirements

Windows XP/Vista
Intel Pentium IV or AMD 3500 2.4GHz Processor
1GB RAM
2GB Hard Disk Space
DirectX 9.0c
Nvidia GeForce 6800/ATI Radeon X850XT Video Card
DirectX Compatible Sound Card

Hearts of Iron III Statistics

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Difficulty Statistics

Difficulty Rating

Simple
3.23%
Easy
1.61%
Just Right
8.06%
Tough
59.68%
Unforgiving
27.42%
Don't Ragequit! 59.68%  of players consider this game to be Tough

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Play Behaviour

Tried It
20.79%
Played It
32.67%
Halfway
7.92%
Beat It
29.7%
Conquered It
8.91%
Completionist! 8.91%  of players have Conquered It

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Time Played

< 1 Hour
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~4 Hours
3.33%
~8 Hours
6.67%
~12 Hours
6.67%
~20 Hours
3.33%
~40 Hours
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~60 Hours
10%
>= 80 Hours
50%
Achievement Hunter?
50% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Available DLCs for Hearts of Iron III include Their Finest Hour and Axis Minor Vehicle Pack
Are you ready for a challenge? 8% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 87% of GameFAQs users said Hearts of Iron III is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to PEGI, Hearts of Iron III is suitable for players aged 7 and above.
No, Hearts of Iron III is not currently playable on Steam Deck.

Windows XP/Vista
Intel Pentium IV or AMD 3500 2.4GHz Processor
1GB RAM
2GB Hard Disk Space
DirectX 9.0c
Nvidia GeForce 6800/ATI Radeon X850XT Video Card
DirectX Compatible Sound Card

The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 61 hours. 80% of users played Hearts of Iron III for over 40 hours.
Hearts of Iron III is published by Paradox Interactive
Hearts of Iron III was developed by Paradox Development Studio
Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as Grand Strategy, Strategy, Simulation, and Sandbox
Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as World War II, Historical, Military, and War
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as having Multiplayer
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as having Singleplayer
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as Grand Strategy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as Strategy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Hearts of Iron III as Simulation

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