Company of Heroes 2 is an upcoming real-time strategy game being developed by Relic Entertainment and published by Sega for the Microsoft Windows platform. It is the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2006 game Company of Heroes. Sega has confirmed a Company of Heroes 2 release date of June 25, 2013 in North America and Europe.
As with the original Company of Heroes, the game will be set in World War II but will focus on the Eastern Front. It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the most brutal conflict of World War II, as Germany launches a full-scale invasion of the frozen tundra of the Soviet Union which would result in over 14 million military casualties. Take command of the iconic Soviet Red Army in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the invading Nazis. Your strategic skills and tactical expertise hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict in the sequel to the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Company of Heroes. Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.
Giveaway: Company of Heroes 2 Closed Beta Key for Free
SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. announced that the second phase of the Company of Heroes 2 Closed Beta will be available to fans who click on the “like” button on the game’s Facebook page for a limited time only.
To get access to the Closed Beta playtest, players need to click on the “like” button on the official Company of Heroes 2 Facebook page here, where they will be able to access a key generation tool while the Closed Beta is running. The Company of Heroes 2 Closed Beta is hosted on Steam and players will need the free Steam client to redeem their key and play.
The Closed Beta features the game’s critically acclaimed competitive multiplayer and skirmish gameplay, giving players access to six maps, competitive gameplay, as well as the ability to play alone or with teammates against the AI. Players also get access to the first 40 levels of progression, and the ability to customize their loadouts to suit their play style using the all new Army Customizer.
OS: Windows Vista (32bit), Windows 7
Processor: 2Ghz Intel Core2 Duo or Equivalent
Memory: 2GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 20GB
Video Card: 256MB Direct3D 10 capable video card (GeForce 8800 or RadeonHD 2900)
Additional: Internet Connection
Video: Company of Heroes 2: Debut Gameplay Trailer (Official HD)