Finally came the long-awaited announcement of the release date for Company of Heroes 2, Sega has in fact confirmed for June 25th 2013 the arrival of the strategic game in European shops exclusively PC.
The path to Company of Heroes 2 was characterized by a series of negative events that have plagued the title, in fact, in the beginning, the project has run the risk of being abandoned because of legal issues surrounding the property that was THQ and then was transferred to Sega together with the software house Relic Entertainment a few days before the final closure, the former publisher.
Now you are experiencing delays due to the exit. As you recall, the initial date of this title had been placed at the beginning of the year, but, due to problems associated with construction times, has been postponed, it seems that the developers Relic Entertainment require additional months to fine-tune some aspects and to ensure compliance with the quality standards of the project.
Along with the announcement, has been given a new picture gallery.
In an interview, Jonathan Dowdeswell, Executive Producer for Company of Heroes 2, presented the company’s apology for the delay and provided some information about the release of a beta invitation, these are his words: “After being acquired by Sega, we can share our work together with a new partner recognized as one of the largest in the industry and with large experience on popular PC franchise. Belonging to a team a team of professionals, gives us the confidence to guarantee an outstanding product lovers worldwide.
We know how great the desire of fans to discover COH2 and frankly, we are very sorry to disappointed them by delaying the release of the title, but we are sure that this delay will be useful to the development team to develop the sequel with the quality of high band to which fans have become accustomed.
However, it will have to wait a long time, in fact, soon players will have a Beta Invitation with which they can collaborate to test the multiplayer mode, shortly provide details about it. ”
For the technical aspect it is worth remembering that in Company of Heroes 2 is used the engine Essence Engine 3.0, thanks to which the game environment can be completely destroyed, there are also the famous and innovative targeting system dynamic TrueSight and last but not least, the meteorological ColdTech system that deals with the management of climate dynamics controlling the effects that temperatures are causing the environment and characters.