The Company of Heroes franchise has set itself up with a solid online community of players and they are looking to expand on this with their standalone multiplayer release of Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies. In the trailer above, you can see the first footage of the game in action to help satiate your hunger for tactical warfare. The Western Front Armies will be looking at release on June 24th for $19.99, but those that preorder will get a fancy skin and faceplate for the German and American forces.
Read on below for the full press release and watch out for the game come June.
COMPANY OF HEROES 2: THE WESTERN FRONT ARMIES ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE AND PREORDER BONUS ALONG WITH FIRST GAMEPLAY TRAILER
SEGA® of America Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. today released the first gameplay trailer for Company of Heroes™ 2’s upcoming standalone multiplayer offering The Western Front Armies, revealing a June 24,2014, release date. SEGA also announced that customers who preorder The Western Front Armies will receive two unique vehicle skins (one for each faction) with matching faceplates.
Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies brings players back to the Western Front first introduced in the original award-winning Company of Heroes™. The Western Front Armies introduces two unique collections of new content – the US Forces and the German Oberkommando West. Each army has distinctive tactical gameplay options, new infantry, team weapons, vehicles, abilities and upgrades on a total of eight seasonal multiplayer maps set on the Western Front. The Western Front Armies also includes an extended progression system that introduces other unique content into the game and enables players to dive deeper into the tactical and strategic aspects of the game than ever before.
The Western Front Armies will launch on June 24, 2014, for $19.99. Each individual army will also be available as a standalone purchase for $12.99 via digital download, providing new players with a minimal entry point into the massive Company of Heroes 2 multiplayer community.