Shunal DokeSep 24, 2013 17:16:01 IST
Developer Relic Entertainment is supporting its World War 2-era strategy game Company of Heroes 2 by releasing a couple of new maps. The maps will be free to anyone who owns a copy of the game and will be available on September 24, when the game will get an update through Steam.
The maps are Rostov and Khakov. Rostov is based on the World War 2 battle of the same name and will be capable of handling up to six players at the same time. The second one, Khakov, is set in the Ukranian city of the same name which was also the site of some battles during World War 2. It will be a four-player map.
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The game is available on digital distribution platform Steam for $59.99 (Rs 3,600 approx). In retail channels, it is available through Indian distributor e-Xpress and costs Rs 999.
Getting the digital deluxe will also get you access to the Theatre of War mini pack and some skins, such as the Winter Ambush skin and the Woronezh Front skin. Theatre of War is a mini-campaign of sorts that lets players experience a new single player story from events happening in different parts of the world concurrently to the events happening in the actual single-player campaign.
The game is a sequel to the original Company of Heroes and has the same setting as that of the original – World War II. The original game was praised for its intensive action and a high requirement of tactics. The game quickly gained a lot of fans in the pro-gaming circuit. While it did have a single player campaign that had some of the biggest events of World War II, its multiplayer was undoubtedly the main pull of the game.
Check out our review to see if Company of Heroes 2 is any good.
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