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Play Red Alert 2 & Yuri's Revenge Campaign and Multiplayer on Windows 10

Step 1: Get Red Alert 2 and Yuri's Revenge

You can now buy a digital copy of all 12 Command & Conquer games from the EA Origin Store. 

If you own a physical copy of Red Alert 2 (not the TFD version), installing the game from the disc no longer works on Windows 10. 

Note: There is information on how to use your discs.

If you already own the game via The First Decade or digitally via Origin, skip this step.

More information on which C&C games have been officially been released as freeware can be found here.

Purchase the C&C Ultimate Collection via EA Origin

Step 2: Apply Fixes for Windows 10

The CnCNet patch is the essential community update for Red Alert 2: Yuri’s Revenge. It contains many bug fixes and makes the game compatible with the latest versions of Windows.

Note: Yuri's Revenge must be installed for Red Alert 2 to work with CnCNet.

Download and install the CnCNet Launcher

Step 3: Play Singleplayer!

To play the Campaign after installing the CnCNet patches, simply launch the game normally or from Origin!

Step 4: Play Multiplayer!

Using the CnCNet Launcher, you are now able to battle it out against others Online or play offline skirmish games.

  • Run the CnCNet Launcher using the Yuri's Revenge CnCNet Shortcut that the install will have created.
  • To look for online games, using the CnCNet Launcher click "Play Online".

Known Issues

If you own a physical copy of Red Alert 2, installing the game from the disc no longer works on Windows 10. 

Odd Graphical Glitches and Rendering Issues

  • If you experience any graphical glitches, click on "Options" and experiment with the different "Renderer" options.

Need help?

Visit the CnCNet Discord channel or support forums.