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Patch 1.09 for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 was released in March 2009.

The downloadable patch executable includes all the patches that were released before it.


This patch for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 fixes several exploits and bugs, improves balance, adds a community news viewer, and more.

Balance changes[]

  • Added a smoke flare delay when using the Magnetic Singularity support power.
  • The IFV base defense is now more vulnerable to cannon damage.
  • If a King Oni uses his bull rush secondary ability while shrunk by a Cryocopter's S.H.R.I.N.K. ray, the King Oni will now explode on impact.
  • In multiplayer matches, Allied and Soviet players may now dock their aircraft at any friendly airfield, regardless of faction, to refuel and reload.

User interface enhancements[]

  • Added the ability for hosts to select a random tournament map when playing in a custom match with 2 or 4 players. Players will see the Random Map option on the Map Selection list.
  • Added a community news window that is displayed on game launch. This window can be disabled by selecting "Do Not Show Again" on the news window.
  • Added a Spanish multiplayer lobby.

Bug fixes[]

  • Units will no longer occasionally animate incorrectly when crossing a bridge.
  • The Striker-VX and King Oni now correctly animate when powered down by an EMP attack.
  • Fixed an exploit that allowed players to create health, money, or veterancy crates.
  • Fixed a crash caused by saving while a Magnetic Singularity was active on the map.

Other changes[]

  • Added additional Mod support to Red Alert 3.
  • Updated the credits.

Download mirrors[]

Command & Conquer official patches