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Cossacks 3

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Developer: GSC Game World
Release Date: Sept. 20, 2016

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'Cossacks 3' The Golden Age Expansion Announced, Coming Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2017 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT

Cossacks 3 is the latest installment in the real time strategy franchise, recreating the original experience with up to date graphics, mod tools and a new story.

This remake of the classic game, that originally launched in 2000, contains all of the elements that distinguish the successful Cossacks games and combines them with contemporary 3D-graphics. Cossacks 3 provides the player with infinite tactical options, including not only the construction of buildings, the production of raw materials, but also the broad selection of various units and the influence of the landscape.

Twelve nations, 70 different unit types, 100 research opportunities, and over 140 different historical buildings are available to the player. Besides the battles ashore, players can build an armada and attack their enemies at sea. Cossacks 3 offers five historic single player-campaigns and up to eight players can fight each other in multiplayer-mode on one map. The player can forge alliances with or against others as well as challenge the computer. Randomly generated maps provide endless variations and can be adapted to the gamer’s needs.

Cossacks 3: The Golden Age would impress you with a bunch of exciting content - its a whole new thrilling multiplayer gamemode "Historical Battle", intriguing single player scenarios, amazing campaign, early access to 2 new anticipated nations and 5 new units, and of course 2 new amazing tracks!

Main features:

  • "Historical battle" – new multiplayer gamemode, which allows up to 8 players to participate. 8 fascinating and widescale battles are waiting for warlords, who are ready to challenge fate and rewrite the history.
  • "Oranien boven" – new historical campaign. Lead the Dutch Republic through the darkest and brightest days alike, participating in major conflicts of XVII century.
  • Singleplayer scenarios – four new singleplayer missions: Siege of Dunkirk, War over Brazil, Caribbean War and Portuguese Restoration War.
  • Switzerland and Piedmont: new strong and beautiful nations are ready to battle in single and multiplayer game modes both, as players fiercly fight for the top places in ranked.
  • New unique units: 5 new units will increase amount of your game's strategies even further. Switzerland would have 17th century Pikeman, Jaegar and Mounted Jaeger (unique hussar). Padre and 18th century Dragoon would join Piedmonte.
  • Soundtrack – 2 brand new soundtracks, dedicated to Switzerland and Piedmonte. Lead your armies to victory, while listening epic and picturesque execution of national motives.

Digital Deluxe edition or DLC owners would have 2 weeks of exclusive access to Piedmonte and Switzerland. After this initial period, all players would be able to play with these nations.

This DLC is the final part of the Deluxe Edition.

Cossacks 3: The Golden Age will be available on 24th of August.

Key Features:

  • Breathtaking historical real-time strategy.
  • Actions unfold in Europe in the XVII–XVIII centuries.
  • Five historical singleplayer campaigns.
  • 12 playable nations.
  • Grandiose battles of up to 10,000 units on the map.
  • Realistic physics of bullets and cannonballs.
  • 70 different types of units
  • 100 research opportunities
  • 140 different historic buildings
  • Battles ashore and at sea
  • Considerable influence of the landscape on battle tactics.
  • Infinite variations of battles with computer enemies on random maps.
  • Flexible generator of random maps with selection of a preferable landscape.
  • Windows, Mac OS and Linux support.
  • Multiplayer mode for up to 8 players

Cossacks 3 is available as digital download through Steam for $19.99.


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