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STEEL BEASTS PRO PE VERSION 4.1 DOWNLOADS

You MUST have a valid license for SB Pro PE v4.1 in order to run this version!

The RELEASE NOTES for 4.159 are now posted.  

SB Pro PE Maps Installer – to install, download all the archives below to the same folder, along with the maps installer executable.  Then run the maps installer executable once all the files have finished downloading,.

If you run into problems with the map installer file, the hashes below can be used to determine if any of the files have failed to download correctly.

How to verify these:

  1. Open a command line window in the folder the downloaded parts are located.
  2. Execute ‘for /R . %f in (*.*) do @certutil -hashfile “%f” SHA1’ (without the single quotes)
  3. Compare the outputs

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-1a.bin:
f0 8e cd 4c ac ca 39 76 01 8f 01 15 55 54 b9 08 1a ff 5f 0d

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-1b.bin:
f9 30 e5 8a 29 0d e9 eb b6 2c c8 8b ba ef b0 75 e6 c5 ee 34

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-1c.bin:
53 c9 78 e7 a1 7c d8 00 d3 fb d8 69 39 fc 8d 9b 28 50 c2 cd

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-2a.bin:
a6 69 ad 34 55 48 c5 19 8c 59 65 b4 63 a5 2b 0a 71 ef b9 ac

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-2b.bin:
6f 8c 4a df fa 49 90 ac a8 a9 60 13 20 e4 b2 a9 34 04 59 c9

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-2c.bin:
f8 01 5f c6 f8 34 87 7b cf 39 d5 27 6a 07 cd 5f aa 4d 80 71

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-3a.bin:
2c 8c 70 fe 11 90 9c e5 b0 48 87 e5 a7 9f 97 dc c1 4a d9 1e

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-3b.bin:
6d b4 1b da 7d bc 22 1b e5 93 ef 7e 52 3b 42 0c 87 7a f3 fd

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller-3c.bin:
ee f7 82 b1 d0 17 1a 0a 0a ee a5 c1 03 80 fc 10 bc 73 21 ab

SHA1 hash of file SBMapPackageInstaller.exe
9f dc ef cf 06 67 09 79 38 cc 5d fc bc 95 38 0e e2 b6 8e e9

SB Pro Maps Download Manager

This tool is used to get maps from the eSimGames map server.  If you have any previous versions installed, please uninstall them before installing V19.

Legacy Maps Installer

Optional installer to bring back legacy map data that can be necessary for authors of scenarios and maps from previous Steel
Beasts versions who intend to update and convert their creative work.  This does not add “new” maps, it replaces legacy map data to the old locations to make it possible to convert scenarios from pre 4.1 versions.   

SB Pro PE 4.159 Installer

Download each part below, and once all downloads are complete, double click the part 1 exe to start the install process.  Please ensure you have uninstalled previous versions of SB Pro PE first.

SB Pro PE 4.159 Patch

This patch can be applied if you have 4.156 or 4.157 installed.

Steel Beasts Pro PE Version 4.0 Downloads

You MUST have a valid license for SB Pro PE v4.0 in order to run this version!

Steel Beasts Pro PE 4.023 Full Installer (ca. 2450 MB, 12/22/2017)

Please read the 4.023 Release Notes before installing.

MD5, SHA1, SHA256 checksums can be found here.

A torrent is available as well.

Direct download links:

Steel Beasts Pro PE 4.019 — OBSOLETE (4/13/2017)

Here are the 4.019 Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 4.010 — OBSOLETE (11/17/2016)

Here are the 4.009 Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE Version 3.0 Downloads

You MUST have a valid license for SB Pro PE (3.0) in order to run this version!

Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.028 Hotfix (ca. 28 MB, 9/11/2015)

Please read the Release Notes before installing.

Download from eSimGames.com: SB Pro PE 3.028 – Hotfix

…or from SteelBeasts.com: SB Pro PE 3.028 – Hotfix

Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.027 Full Installer (ca. 2400 MB, 8/26/2015)

Please read the 3.028 Release Notes (see above) before installing.

Download it as a torrent

…or directly from eSimGames.com:

SB Pro PE 3.027 – (Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) (Part 4) (Part 5)

SB Navmesh Builder V12 (ca. 17 MB, 1/26/2015)

Batch converter with graphical user interface to add navmesh data to all your old Steel Beasts maps in one go – while you drink coffee, sleep, or do other productive things. No more hassle with the command line!

Download it here. It now comes with an installer that automatically chooses the proper location if Steel Beasts has been installed before. Always use navmesh compression for your scenarios and map files.

An alternative download location is here.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.025 — OBSOLETE (1/26/2015)

Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.011 — OBSOLETE (3/03/2014)

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 3.0 — OBSOLETE (9/20/2013)

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE Version 2.0 Downloads

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.654 (980 MB, 4/4/2012)

You MUST have a CodeMeter stick with an SB Pro PE 2.6 license in order to run this version!

The download comes in seven parts. Download all parts into the same folder and extract the installation files by double clicking on the part1 exe file. Once the installation files have been extracted, run setup.exe to install the program.

SB Pro PE2 654 – (Part1) (Part2) (Part3) (Part4) (Part5) (Part6) (Part7)

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.640 — obsolete (12/10/2011)

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.552 update (20 MB, 6/25/2011)

You MUST have a CodeMeter stick with an SB Pro PE 2.5 license in order to run this version!

Update 2.552 for Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.5. To install the update, simply download the file above and run it. You will be prompted to confirm the installation location, so make sure the default location is actually correct. This update should be installed after installing the version 2.546 update below.

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.546 update — OBSOLETE (10/4/2010)

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.538 (900 MB, 8/29/2010)

You MUST have a CodeMeter stick with an SB Pro PE 2.5 license in order to run this version!

The download comes in nine parts. Download all parts into the same folder and extract the installation files by double clicking on the part1 .exe file. Once the installation files have been extracted, run setup.exe to install the program.

SB Pro PE2 538 – (Part1) (Part2) (Part3) (Part4) (Part5) (Part6) (Part7) (Part8) (Part9)

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.483 update (700 MB, 9/2/2009)

You MUST have a CodeMeter stick with an SB Pro PE 2.4 license in order to run this version!

Update 2.483 for Steel Beasts Pro PE. Requires Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.460 installation disk.

Here are the Release Notes.

Steel Beasts Pro PE 2.370 Beta (535 MB, 12/11/2007)

You MUST have a CodeMeter stick with an SB Pro PE (2.4) license in order to run this beta!

This beta version of SB Pro PE can be installed in parallel with the current release of SB Pro PE. (It will not overwrite the current release of SB Pro PE.) The download comes in six parts. Download all six parts into the same folder and extract the installation files by double clicking on the part1 exe file. Once the installation files have been extracted, run setup.exe to install the beta.

SB Pro PE B2 370 (Part1) (Part2) (Part3) (Part4) (Part5) (Part6)

Here are the Release Notes.

Update 2.328 for Steel Beasts Pro PE (10 MB, 1/22/2007)

You MUST have a CodeMeter stick with an SB Pro PE (2.4) license in order to run this version!

Do you need this update? Start Start Pro PE and look in the upper right corner of the main menu screen to find the version number. If the version number is less than 2.328, you should download this update.

Minimum version: Please ensure that you are running at least version 2.304 of SB Pro PE. (If not, download and install the 2.304 — update below — along with any of its required updates.)

Microsoft DirectX 9C Runtime: In order to run this update, you will need to install DirectX 9c, December 2006 Edition. If you have a older DirectX9c install, it will not work. The Microsoft DirectX 9c, December Edition – End user runtime can be found here.

Codemeter (dongle) Software Update: This SB Pro PE update requires that the software for the Codemeter stick be updated as well.

*** Before you begin – be sure to back up any files/work that you want to keep. This includes scenarios, terrain maps, etc. ***

  1. Save SBProPE2_328Update.zip to your computer.
  2. Unzip SBProPE2_328Update.exe from the archive.
  3. Run SBProPE2_328Update.exe. The installer will ask for your install location. If you installed SB Pro PE in a non-default location, then be sure to change this.
  4. Start Pro PE and confirm that you have 2.328 in the upper right corner of the main menu.

SB Pro PE Update 2.328 Download sites: – SteelBeasts.com

Microsoft DirectX 9C runtime December 2006 Edition: – DirectX Home Page

Update 2.304 for Steel Beasts Pro PE — OBSOLETE (11/13/2006)

Update 2.273 for Steel Beasts Pro PE — OBSOLETE (6/21/2006)

Update 2.262 for Steel Beasts Pro PE — OBSOLETE (4/30/2006)

Legacy Downloads

Steel Beasts Gold – Missing-Map Patch (20 kB, 4/22/2002)

This patch will install a missing terrain map to Steel Beasts Gold. Without this map, an error message will pop up whenever starting the mission editor. The missing map does NOT result in any loss of functionality in SB Gold, but the error message is annoying. To install the upgrade, first create a temporary folder on you computer, called SBTemp. (You can do this using Windows Explorer.) Click on a link below and save the file to SBTemp. After the download is complete, find SBGoldPatch.zip in SBTemp and unzip the contents into SBTemp (You will need a program like WinZip or JustZIPit to do this.) Now, find SBGoldPatch.exe in the SBTemp folder and run it. After the upgrade has been successfully installed, you can delete the SBTemp folder.

Download sites: – eSim Games.com

Steel Beasts v1.226 Upgrade (1.6MB, 5/1/2002)

This upgrade should be installed ONLY over v1.195 or greater! You do NOT need this upgrade if you have SB Gold! You can verify the version number by looking at the upper right hand corner of the splash screen when you start up SB. If you have an earlier version, install v1.195 upgrade below first! To install the upgrade, first create a temporary folder on you computer, called SBTemp. (You can do this using Windows Explorer.) Click on a link below and save the file to SBTemp. After the download is complete, find SBUpgrade1-226.zip in SBTemp and unzip the contents into SBTemp. (You will need a program like WinZip to do this.) Now, find SB1-226Upgrade.exe. in the SBTemp folder and run it. After the upgrade has been successfully installed, you can delete the SBTemp folder.

Download sites: – eSim Games.com

Steel Beasts (non-retail) v1.14 Upgrade (3.7MB, 2/1/2001)

You only need this upgrade if you have the earliest version of SB (which came with a green manual.) If you bought SB in a retail store, you do NOT need this upgrade!

To install the upgrade, first create a temporary folder on you computer, called SBTemp. (You can do this using Windows Explorer.) Click on a link below and save the file to SBTemp. After the download is complete, find SBPatch14.zip in SBTemp and unzip the contents into SBTemp. (You will need a program like WinZip to do this.) Now, find SBPatch14.exe. in the SBTemp folder and run it.

You must have the original Steel Beasts CD in order to install this upgrade.

After the upgrade has been successfully installed, you can delete the SBTemp folder.

Download sites: – eSimGames.com

Steel Beasts PDF Keyboard Chart (31kB, 3/2/2001)

This keyboard chart is the same one that appears on the back of the current manual.

You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the PDF file. – eSimGames.comeSimGames.com (rotated chart)