Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies

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The next Company of Heroes 2 expansion stars the British

Relic's World War 2 real-time strategy game Company of Heroes 2 will get a new standalone expansion called The British Forces. It's out 3rd September 2015.

The British Forces costs 9.99, but there's 20 per cent off for anyone on Steam who owns any product from the Company of Heroes franchise.

The British Forces includes 15 new units, six new commanders with unique abilities and eight new multiplayer maps.

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Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies review

Completely surrounded, with German tanks pressing their advantage against the last of my bazooka-wielding riflemen, I figured I'd lost. I was seconds from defeat. Then I saw an opening: a narrow path that looked relatively unguarded. So I used a few rounds of covering artillery fire, forcing the tanks to back off for a few seconds, allowing a quick opening for the last of my infantrymen. After a few minutes of rapid movement and harassing my opponent's tanks, I had managed to largely immobilise them and quickly capture the strategic points I needed to reinforce my position and push the last of the German forces out of the fields of France.

Price and availability

9.99 for each faction, 14.99 for both

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How are Sega's video games selling?

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Sega has released its financial results for the year ending 31st March 2014, and so we get some firm figures for its video game slate.

Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies release date announced

The Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies standalone multiplayer expansion launches on 24th June 2014, Sega has announced.

The expansion takes the action to the Western Front, and adds the US Forces and the German Oberkommando West to Relic Entertainment's World War One real-time strategy game.

Each has new infantry, weapons, vehicles and upgrades. There are eight new maps and an extended progression system.

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