Monday, 29 November 2021 — VANCOUVER, CANADA – The legendary strategy franchise is back, combining heart-pounding combat with new layers of strategy in a breathtaking Mediterranean setting. Relic Entertainment™ and SEGA® Europe Ltd. are excited to announce that players around the world will be able to play the brand-new Company of Heroes™ 3 Multiplayer Pre-Alpha tomorrow, before the game’s full release in 2022. Players can head over to CompanyOfHeroes.com to join CoH-Development and pre-load the free Multiplayer Pre-Alpha right now!
The Multiplayer Pre-Alpha will allow players to jump online and get a first glimpse at some exciting new multiplayer combat. They can experience four Italian maps in a variety of game modes, including co-op vs AI opponents, competitive PvP and Skirmish vs AI, while trying out familiar and brand-new features like Full Tactical Pause in skirmish mode, vehicle side armour, Verticality, Battlegroups, and Veterancy. Two classic factions return, the US forces and The Wehrmacht, each bringing their unique and game-changing abilities to the battlefield. More factions will be revealed in the run up to launch, with Company of Heroes 3 promising more content than ever before.
Over on Relic’s community platform CoH-Development, passionate players have already been sharing their valuable feedback since Company of Heroes 3 was announced with a Pre-Alpha Preview this summer. The studio is looking forward to hearing from its community yet again on the upcoming Multiplayer Pre-Alpha to ensure that, with the gathered feedback, they deliver the biggest and best multiplayer experience at launch yet.
How to get access to CoH3
The Company of Heroes 3 Multiplayer Pre-Alpha is available for pre-load on Steam right now, and playable from Tuesday, 30th November 5:00PM GMT until Tuesday, 7th December 04:00AM GMT. Anyone that already has a COH-Development account, and has played the first Pre-Alpha, can simply head over to their Steam library, pre-load the Multiplayer Pre-Alpha and play the slice from its launch. New players can sign up to COH-Development for free here and link their Steam account to get access to the game tomorrow.
For more information about Company of Heroes 3 head to www.companyofheroes.com, You can follow the game on YouTube, Twitter, Discord, Twitch and Facebook. For more information about SEGA Europe, log on to www.sega.co.uk and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, and Twitter.
About Relic Entertainment, Inc.
Relic Entertainment is the award-winning development studio behind critically acclaimed franchises including Company of Heroes, Age of Empires IV, Warhammer 40:000: Dawn of War, and more. Since its inception in 1997, Relic has produced a rich catalogue of genre-defining real-time strategy titles and continues to innovate today as a SEGA-owned studio. Relic is located in Vancouver, Canada. Learn more at www.relic.com.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA CORPORATION, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. SEGA wholly owns the video game development studios Two Point Studios, Creative Assembly, Relic Entertainment, Amplitude Studios, Sports Interactive and HARDlight. SEGA Europe’s website is located at www.sega.co.uk