Company of Heroes 2 – Turning Point Update Is Now Live On Steam

Company of Heroes 2

SEGA has announced that the ‘Turning Point’ update for Company of Heroes 2 is live on Steam. The ‘Turning Point’ update features a host of free content including the eagerly anticipated World Builder, allowing fans to create their own maps, two free multiplayer maps as well as four free multiplayer commanders. On top of the free content players will also be able to purchase the new ‘Victory at Stalingrad’ Theater of War update, four additional multiplayer commanders and new skins.

Greg Wilson, Executive Producer, said:

“ The ‘Turning Point’ update is our largest update for Company of Heroes 2 yet. There is something for everyone with Theater of War content, multiplayer maps and commanders and the World Builder.”

Content included in the Turning Point update:

FREE CONTENT
· World Builder
This highly requested community feature enables players to design their own epic multiplayer maps for Company of Heroes 2

· New Multiplayer Maps
Two free multiplayer maps ‘Rails and Metal’ and ‘Lazur Factory’ added to the multiplayer rotation for all players to enjoy

· Four New Multiplayer Commanders:
Four new Commanders, two per faction, are introduced into the game’s multiplayer and skirmish modes as part of ‘Turning Point’. One Commander from each faction was created by members of the Company of Heroes 2 community and will be available via registration at www.companyofheroes.com

PREMIUM CONTENT
· Three new Soviet skins: Bi-Tone Red Guards, Two-Tone Spring, Makeshift Sand
· Two New German Commanders:
o Elite Troops Doctrine: Utilize Germany’s most elite companies, using stronger base troops with added abilities
o Luftwaffe Supply Doctrine: Using the power of the Luftwaffe, keeping your troops on the front lines as long as possible, even if cut off!

· Two New Soviet Commanders:
o Soviet Industry Tactics: Using the built up soviet industry, making use of more and stronger vehicle units at the cost of infantry numbers
o Partisan Tactics: Making use of the Soviet Partisan network to harass enemies from behind the lines while destroying them with the soviet main army

· New Theatre of War Content – Victory at Stalingrad:
Co-Op Scenario: Kalach Pincer
70 kilometers west of Stalingrad, Soviet forces must move rapidly to secure key locations and resources about the town of Kalach before mounting the final attack on the vital bridge across the River Don

Solo Challenge: Tatsinskaya Raid
The Red Army’s 24th Tank Corps is headed deep into enemy territory to take the German airfield at Tatsinskaya and destroy the aircraft that keeps trapped German forces supplied in Stalingrad

Solo Challenge: Bridge Defense
Forced to wait for air units to be ready, the Red Army has had to delay Operation Uranus at the last minute. Irregular and Partisan forces have already moved to secure a key bridge across the Don River and must now hold out against determined German attacks

AI Battle: Winter Storm
The Wehrmacht has launched Operation Winter Storm in an attempt to relieve their Sixth Army in Stalingrad. Soviet forces must block this attack to prevent the fascists from escaping the city

AI Battle: Stalingrad Resistance
The Soviets defend the blown out Stalingrad inch by inch, all the while looking to the skies as the German Luftwaffe drops bombs on any target they can find

AI Battle: Stalingrad Encirclement
Months of bloody close-quarter fighting have led to a decisive turning point for control of Stalingrad. Most of the German 6th Army has been left cut off and surrounded in the city. The Red Army must repulse a breakout attempt by the exhausted German forces

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