Company of Heroes 2: Turning Point Update Goes Live On Steam

By Prarthito Maity , Updated Nov 13, 2013 10:42 AM EST

Sega has announced that its newest ‘Turning Point’ update for Company of Heroes 2 is now live on Steam.

The Turning Point update, revealed earlier this month, offers free content for the game, including the highly touted World Builder feature that allows players to create their own maps, as well as two free multiplayer maps, and four free multiplayer commanders.

Apart from the free content scheduled to arrive with the update for the game, players are also eligible to purchase the new ‘Victory at Stalingrad’ Theater of War update, with four additional multiplayer commanders and new skins.

“The ‘Turning Point’ update is our largest update for Company of Heroes 2 yet. There is something for everyone with Theater of War content, multiplayer maps and commanders and the World Builder,” said Greg Wilson, Executive Producer.

Check out the complete list of available features below:

*Free Content

World Builder: This highly requested community feature enables players to design their own epic multiplayer maps for Company of Heroes 2

New Multiplayer Maps: Two free multiplayer maps ‘Rails and Metal’ and ‘Lazur Factory’ added to the multiplayer rotation for all players to enjoy.

Four New Multiplayer Commanders: Four new Commanders, two per faction, are introduced into the game’s multiplayer and skirmish modes as part of ‘Turning Point’. One Commander from each faction was created by members of the Company of Heroes 2 community.

*Premium Content

Three new Soviet skins: Bi-Tone Red Guards, Two-Tone Spring, Makeshift Sand

Two New German Commanders: Elite Troops Doctrine: Utilize Germany’s most elite companies, using stronger base troops with added abilities

Luftwaffe Supply Doctrine: Using the power of the Luftwaffe, keeping your troops on the front lines as long as possible, even if cut off!

Two New Soviet Commanders: Soviet Industry Tactics: Using the built up soviet industry, making use of more and stronger vehicle units at the cost of infantry numbers

Partisan Tactics: Making use of the Soviet Partisan network to harass enemies from behind the lines while destroying them with the soviet main army

New Theatre of War Content – Victory at Stalingrad

Co-Op Scenario: Kalach Pincer: 70 kilometers west of Stalingrad, Soviet forces must move rapidly to secure key locations and resources about the town of Kalach before mounting the final attack on the vital bridge across the River Don.

Solo Challenge: Tatsinskaya Raid: The Red Army’s 24th Tank Corps is headed deep into enemy territory to take the German airfield at Tatsinskaya and destroy the aircraft that keeps trapped German forces supplied in Stalingrad.

Solo Challenge: Bridge Defense: Forced to wait for air units to be ready, the Red Army has had to delay Operation Uranus at the last minute. Irregular and Partisan forces have already moved to secure a key bridge across the Don River and must now hold out against determined German attacks.

AI Battle: Winter Storm: The Wehrmacht has launched Operation Winter Storm in an attempt to relieve their Sixth Army in Stalingrad. Soviet forces must block this attack to prevent the fascists from escaping the city.

AI Battle: Stalingrad Resistance: The Soviets defend the blown out Stalingrad inch by inch, all the while looking to the skies as the German Luftwaffe drops bombs on any target they can find.

AI Battle: Stalingrad Encirclement: Months of bloody close-quarter fighting have led to a decisive turning point for control of Stalingrad. Most of the German 6th Army has been left cut off and surrounded in the city. The Red Army must repulse a breakout attempt by the exhausted German forces.

Company of Heroes 2 previously saw a June 25 worldwide release.

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