Company Of Heroes 2 Confirmed For 2013 Release

THQ have confirmed that their upcoming strategy title Company of Heroes 2 will be launching in 2013 while revealing that the game will take place on the Eastern Front in World War II.

The publisher also stated that the game will task players “to take command of the iconic Red Army and repel the Nazi invaders from the very gates of Moscow.”

Developer Relic Entertainment is bringing the Essence 3.0 engine with them in what is being described as "new technological advancements to the strategy genre in the form of innovative Dynamic Battle Tactics, increased graphical fidelity and new environmental destruction, ultimately putting the player in control with new Commander Abilities.”

Said Relic Entertainment producer Greg Wilson;
“Company of Heroes 2 is a true successor, introducing a new front, new protagonists and new technology while retaining the unique mix of strategic gameplay and competitive multiplayer that made the original Company of Heroes such a success.”
The game will be hitting PC's next year.