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Company of Heroes 2 PC

Second part of the highly successful military real-time strategy. Title was developed by Relic Entertainment and released by the SEGA company. Action of Company of Heroes 2 is once again set in the time of World War II.

Strategy | World War II | RTS | tactical | multiplayer | war strategy

PC / Windows
Company of Heroes 2 cover

developer: Relic Entertainment

publisher: SEGA

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-8

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:

25June2013

“Company of Heroes 2” is the second installment of the RTS series that takes place during World War II. It was created by Relic studio accountable for the whole series. The studio is also known for many other great games, e.g. “Homeworld” or “Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War”.

This time the players are taken back to the times of World War II, to once again stand and fight as a troop commander. The players command Red Army troops (Eastern Front) trying to fend off the Nazis. The game begins with operation Barbarossa in the spring of 1941 to end in Berlin in 1945.

“Company of Heroes 2” presents the best elements of its predecessor. It is a RTS game with strong tactical elements; headquarters development is a secondary issue. At the same time the developers have introduced numerous improvements. Cover system has been completely rebuilt – soldiers make smart use of all kinds of covers. Moreover, they can quickly storm the enemy troops by jumping over low walls without wasting time trying to flank anybody. The vehicle mechanics and their animation have been improved as well – tanks omit the trees and do not block the infantry, a feature that improves the action on the battlefield. The mobility of units depends heavily on weather conditions – during blizzard soldiers cover their faces from falling snow and move much slower. If you do not protect your men against the cold, the chill can kill them.

The game offers complex multiplayer mode – you can fight for the Third Reich or Red Army. Matches are played on different maps, both winter and summer and up to 8 people (4 vs. 4) may be involved. Moreover, the game allows you to unlock special newsletters increasing combat capabilities of your troops, new commanders (doctrines), vehicle skins, etc.

Visually, the game looks much better than the previous part owing to new Essence 3.0 engine. It offers increased number of environment and unit details and more advanced physics that enables you to destroy every element of the map.


Game score 8.79 / 10 calculated out of 1295 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.4 / 10 calculated out of 892 players' votes.  

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 8800 GS or better), 20 GB HDD, Windows Vista/7

Company of Heroes 2 Game Guide
Company of Heroes 2 Game Guide

game guide 22 July 2013

Company of Heroes has made its name as one of the best Real Time Strategy games of all times. Company of Heroes 2 intends to continue this heritage by further developing and improvement of all of the gameplay aspects.

Dirty Dime - Top 10 World War II games and game series
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British Army Expansion Coming to Company of Heroes 2
British Army Expansion Coming to Company of Heroes 2

news 06 July 2015 13:52

Developers from Relic Games have published online an image suggesting that in the next expansion they are planning to add the British army to their strategy game. What's more, screens surfaced on Reddit showing new units.

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