COMPANY OF HEROES 2: THE BRITISH FORCES IS OUT NOW!
New Standalone Multiplayer Expansion for the Ultimate World War II Real-Time-Strategy Platform is Available Now!
LONDON & LOS ANGELES – Sept 3, 2015 – SEGA® Europe Ltd, SEGA® of America and Relic Entertainment™ have announced today that Company of Heroes™ 2: The British Forces is out now for PC Digital Download on Steam and via the online SEGA Store priced at $12.99/£9.99/€12.99. The standalone multiplayer expansion for Company of Heroes 2 features the British Forces as an all-new faction, including 15 new units, up to six new commanders (three in the base game and three via the War Spoils loot dropping system) and a total of eight new multiplayer maps.
The British Forces adds a new dynamic to the Company of Heroes 2 battlefield by giving players the ability to combine powerful, coordinated attacks across two distinct combat styles – the ‘Hammer’, an aggressive, mobile approach; or the ‘Anvil’, a deliberate but highly potent defensive approach. With the addition of the British army, Company of Heroes 2 is one of the most comprehensive World War II RTS games available, with a thriving online community and over 10,000,000 online matches played since launch.
“We’re delighted to be able to launch Company of Heroes 2: The British Forces for our existing fan base and as an entry point for new players,” said Greg Wilson, Producer on Company of Heroes 2: The British Forces. “This standalone release serves as a great addition to the existing factions in Company of Heroes 2 and comes after 6 months of thorough improvements to the base game that have been warmly received by the community – from a comprehensive balance overhaul to new modding tools, a dedicated modding wiki and an in-game modding hub and in-game store to improve content discovery .”
Company of Heroes 2: The British Forces is out now as a PC Digital Download via Steam and the online SEGA Store. Please visit www.companyofheroes.com for more information and www.sega-press.com for assets.
About Relic Entertainment™ Inc.
Relic Entertainment, Inc. is a SEGA owned studio located in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 1997, Relic is an award winning studio, known for critically-acclaimed titles like Homeworld™, Company of Heroes and the Dawn of War™ series as well as other genre-defining real-time strategy titles.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Games Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.com
About SEGA® of America, Inc.:
SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Games Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America’s website is located at www.sega.com