Panzer Campaigns Kharkov ’43 Gold Released!

We’re happy to announce that Kharkov ’43 Gold is the next Panzer Campaigns Gold release.


Kharkov ’43 is one of the more recent games in the Panzer Campaign series. It’s a real mix of attack and defence for both sides on a very open map. The challenge is that the weather (heavy snow) had a tremendous impact on the ability to move and supply troops across the vast Russian steppes. The Germans had just been defeated at Stalingrad and had been in full retreat from the Caucasus. There is a vast range of different scenarios with the initial Soviet attacks culminating with the fall of Kharkov, leading to Manstein’s backhand blow (counterattack), finishing with the German recapture of this strategic city.


Like the nine Gold releases to date, the new Gold version of Kharkov ’43 includes the following updates and upgrades;

The game code will now be standardized on the JTS codebase. There will be no further support for the HPS version

All new 2D & 3D map graphics

All new unit graphics and counters on map

All new unit cards

All new in game sounds; weapon, explosion, background and miscellaneous

New ‘modern’ toolbar icons

Code update – disruption no longer halves movement during the day and is reduced by one third at night.

Code update – reinforcement ‘place all’ has been migrated across from the First World War Campaign series.


Here are some additional screenshots (all can be clicked to view at full size);

Additional product information is here here Kharkov ’43 Gold Product Page

If you already have the JTS 1.03 version of Kharkov ’43, please get the 1.04 Gold patch from here JTS Update Page

Phew – one more Eastern Front game to go…!

1 thought on “Panzer Campaigns Kharkov ’43 Gold Released!

  • Just ONE more EF!!! Come on, where is it? Sorry, I’ve been playing PB Demo and so on fire for the next Panzer Battles southern front title. It is so much about time for a new PB title!

    I have so much love for the old PC titles that I’m replaying them in their gold glory. I appreciate every one of the PC updates. They are a wonderful gift to the fans. But PB me soon, oh please.

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