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.
SEGA announced a full week of celebrations and promotions for its award-winning strategy game Company of Heroes 2 in honor of ‘Elbe Day’ today, April 25. ‘Elbe Day’ in 1945 marked the first contact between American and Soviet troops near the German river Elbe during the late stages of World War II.
In honor of this historic encounter, the entire Company of Heroes 2 base game will be free for everyone on Steam to try out for the duration of the weekend. The game will automatically appear in every Steam user’s library between until Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9PM GMT/1PM PDT.
Additionally, SEGA also announced that Company of Heroes 2 and all DLC will be seeing a 66% off sales promotion over the weekend, offering the game at £10.19/$13.59 until Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6pm GMT/10 AM PDT.
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