Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies Launches Today
From the press release:
June 24, 2014 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced that Company of Heroes™ 2: The Western Front Armies, the much-awaited first big content offering for the tactical strategy blockbuster Company of Heroes 2™ is available online today for $19.99.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 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, regardless of which content they own. All Company of Heroes 2 players can then battle across 31 maps (along with more than 1000 community maps available on Steam Workshop) in auto-match multiplayer.
The addition of US Forces has been the most requested army since Company of Heroes 2 first launched, by a large margin. Each new 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. They have been carefully balanced to ensure optimal game play with previously released armies.