SAN FRANCISCO AND LONDON - April 17, 2013 - SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today unveiled details of the content to be included in the new Company of Heroes™ 2 Digital Collector's Edition.
The Digital Collector's Edition will ship with the vehicle skin combo pack, which will unlock 24 historically-accurate new skins for the game's multiplayer mode, as well as a unique Soviet Commander that will give players more options in multiplayer. It also includes an exclusive Collector's Edition faceplate with integrated badge and the Commander Pass, which will unlock another five multiplayer Commanders post launch.
Purchasers of the Digital Collector's Edition will be rewarded with the Company of Heroes Complete Pack,which includes the original Company of Heroes as well as its expansions Opposing Fronts and Tales of Valor.
Available in pre-order quantities only, the Digital Collector's Edition will include the game's global pre-order offer of a post-launch Theatre of War mini-pack and two new multiplayer Commanders for each faction.
Greg Wilson, Producer of Company of Heroes 2, commented, "Following the transition to SEGA, we have been working hard to improve and enhance the offerings for pre-order and Digital Collector's Edition customers and are delighted to be able to reward our most loyal fans."
The Digital Collector's Edition is available from Steam and other digital retailers. Customers who have already purchased the old Digital Collector's Edition will be automatically upgraded to the new offering.
Underpinned by the cutting-edge Essence 3.0 Engine™, Company of Heroes 2 brings tactical strategy to life like never before, thanks to the realistic ColdTech™ weather system, the revolutionary dynamic line of sight system TrueSight™, and realistic destructibility.
The original Company of Heroes™ was released on the PC in 2006 to critical acclaim and is currently the highest rated strategy title on Gamerankings.com (with more than five reviews), with an average of 93.82% based on 56 reviews. The game features similar acclaim on Metacritic.com with a Metascore of 93% based on 55 reviews.
Company of Heroes™ 2 will be available for PC in June 2013. For more information check www.companyofheroes.com,and to download SEGA game assets, please visit www.sega-press.com.
About Company of Heroes™ 2
It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the most brutal conflict of World War II, as Germany launches a full-scale invasion of the frozen tundra of the Soviet Union which would result in over 14 million military casualties. Take command of the iconic Soviet Red Army in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the invading Nazis. Your strategic skills and tactical expertise hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict in the sequel to the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Company of Heroes. Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, 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 Windows PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA® of America's Web site is located at www.sega.com.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and 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 Windows PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA® Europe's Web site is located at www.sega.com.