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Palermo is an official map in Day of Defeat: Source. This map is based for the Italian city of Palerno.


An official Day of Defeat: Source area capture map created by Valve which is a remake of popular community map 'Salermo' by Magnar Jenssen, it was released as part of a huge game update for Day of Defeat: Source. Salermo itself was based on Magnar's Day of Defeat 1.3 map "dod_railroad"[1].

Dod_Palermo was part of a huge Day of Defeat: Source update that took place in July 2008 and was named 'Palermo Update'. This update include Dod_Palermo, Steam Community Integration (Avatars, names...etc), a freeze cam, achievements and statistics. This update wasn't welcomed very well by some more experienced Day of Defeat: Source players who believe that the freeze cam removed the whole World War II feel of the game.


3 July 2008

Leveraging the recently released set of free services available in Steamworks, the Palermo Update adds 51 achievements to Day of Defeat: Source, player avatar displays in the scoreboard and win panel, and detailed player statistics that are integrated with the Steam Community features (

In addition, this update adds support for popular features introduced in Valve's Team Fortress 2 (TF2), the PC title named multiplayer game of the year by and PC Gamer. These include "nemesis/revenge" freeze cam and new effects driven by the particle system introduced to the Source engine for TF2.


American landing forces in Sicily, under General George S. Patton, have driven to the outskirts of Palermo. His tanks cannot enter this part of the city until the Germans are cleared. He sends the infantry forward to do the job.

  • US Army: Go house-to-house and gain control of the town.
  • Wehrmacht: Hold the town by any means necessary.


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