"Relic unveils a new game mode for Company of Heroes 2 in which players take part in the battles more representative of the Eastern Front alone or in co-op with friends."
Sega has announced that Company of Heroes 2 will include a new mode called Theater of Warto be added to the main campaign and competitive multiplayer mode.
Theater of War Relic represent for the springboard that allow you to show an additional "face" of the conflict will in fact be added to the missions, as well as those of the main campaign, which will unravel throughout the duration of the Second World War and that will put players to the test, either alone or in co-op against the AI in famous battles against commanders with unique characteristics.
At the launch of COH2, the mode will include Theater of War missions taken from the most important battles of 1941. You can choose either the Red Army that the Germans and players can visit different locations on the Eastern Front, scene of the most famous battles took place in that year. Each faction will have 9 missions in the moment in which the game will be released.Further missions of the Theater of War will be added to the game later on, including mini pack previously announced for those who pre-ordered the game.
Greg Wilson, Producer Company of Heroes 2, commented: "We have received several requests from fans to recreate specific conflicts of the war but it is not always possible to be able to include everything in the main campaign. Theater of War was born from the need to find a way to recreate the battles requested by our fans. "
Quinn Duffy, Game Director, commented, "Theater of War is the perfect bridge between the contents of the singleplayer and multiplayer game, giving the production a high level of replayability, and helping players who love solo missions to become familiar with the elements online the game. "
It 's rare that in such a short time since its launch a software house ads more content then released for free, let alone a new mode appears to be as complex as Theater of War. That this is actually a sign that the acquisition by SEGA and the more time been available has borne fruit?
In fact we were also informed that the Closed Beta Company of Heroes 2 ran exclusively in Directx 9: from the many new images that you will find in the gallery you will see some progress on the graphics compared to beta, with images much cleaner and more defined. SEGA also reminds us that tessellation and other advanced graphical effects, not present in the beta, will have a strong emphasis on the visual quality of the final game. What do our readers think: Relic is on track to match the success of the first Company of Heroes? Let us know in the comments!
Recall that Company of Heroes 2 is a unique PC arriving next June 25.