What is Red Alert?
Command & Conquer: Red Alert is the explosive, award-winning hit game in which surrender is not an option. Dark experiments have permanently altered time. Or have they? Now, Soviet tanks crush city after city while Allied cruisers shell bases. Spies lurk, land mines wait, and strage new technologies aid both sides in their struggle for ultimate control.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert gives you the opportunity to be more devious, cunning and ruthless than ever before. Easy to play and highly addictive, Red Alert puts the fate of the world in your hands!
Super VGA graphics intensify the realism and excitement.
Battle with your friends via the Internet, modem to modem or over an IPX network.
More Ways to Wage War
Fight over land, sea and air with thirty units and structure at your disposal.
Heart Pounding Soundtrack
Award winning soundtrack by Frank Kelpacki.
Powerful Map Editor
The game includes a simple to use but powerful map editor to create new maps for online or skirmish games.
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Red Alert doesn't start on my Windows XP based computer, what should I do?
Just because C&C: Red Alert is old it doesn mean it won't work with Windows XP. C&C: Red Alert requires a small patch and some compatibility settings to be made before it will work. Consult our Red Alert Windows XP Fix page for further information.