If you’re someone who likes RTS games or games that require you to use your brain a lot, then I’m sure that you must have heard of the name Company of Heroes. After all, Company of Heroes is a massively successful franchise that has made a name for itself over the years. Even those of you who haven’t played RTS games might have heard of the game. It is practically one of the better names in strategy gaming right now. And since it has been such a long time since we were treated to a game in the franchise, Relic Entertainment is now bringing us Company Of Heroes 3.
While the game might not sound like much on the surface, one has to have some faith in the developers of the game. Behind the scenes, Relic Entertainment is trying to work their magic into the game and Sega at the forefront is trying to look into the other matters that require attention during a game’s release. Both of these companies are household names at this point, simply because of the titles that they have developed and released over the years. I’m sure you must have heard about the Age of Empires series. What if I told you that Relic developed both the Age of Empires as well as the Company Of Heroes 3 franchise? Your respect for the development team would go way up, right?
Now that we have talked a little about Relic Entertainment, let us find out a little more about the game.
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Company Of Heroes 3: About The Game
Now, you might be wondering what Company Of Heroes 3 exactly is, especially if you are someone who has never played a real-time strategy game before or has not been able to get your hands on any game in the franchise. There might also be those of you who have never even heard of the franchise before, let alone Age of Empires. So let us talk about what the game really is.
Company of Heroes 3 is a real-time strategy game that puts you in the World War II era. More specifically, this game is focused more on the era of World War II that revolved around North Africa and Italy. In fact, the setting for this game has been confirmed to be set in the Mediterranean region in Africa and Italy. The game will put you in the shoes of the neighboring forces as you try to infiltrate the border and the camps of the soldiers. The game is based on a turn-based system that is quite similar to what we have seen on Total War, and I really like the look of it from what we have been able to see in the initial trailers for the game.
The game itself also includes a lot of innovation and allows the players to engage in battle in any way they want. In fact, apart from ground units, you also have air and naval assets that you can put to good use, in addition to a railway system. Although, as the name suggests, your primary and most powerful weapon at play will be your company and they will constitute a major portion of the gameplay.
The company also says that the game is going to be the biggest and most fun entry in the Company Of Heroes 3 franchise to date, and I’m bound to believe them based on what I’ve seen in the official trailers showcasing the game and the gameplay. There have been improvements to the entire system as well as changes in the map based on feedback from fans of the second game in the franchise. The requirements for the game, too, have been tapered down to bring a more optimized experience to the fans.
Overall, the game is looking to be quite a nice package that will surely make some noise once it hits the store. I am already looking forward to playing the game, and I’m sure that the same is the case for most of you.
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Company Of Heroes 3: Release Date
While Company of Heroes 2 came out a long time ago, Company Of Heroes 3 has been in development for almost four years now. That is a long time for development and would raise the expectations of the game exponentially. However, this is only bound to get even bigger as there is still no official release date for the game yet, which means that the developers are still working on it. While it has been announced that the game will be released sometime in 2022, the year has flown by the halfway mark and there is still no development around the same. This leads me to think that the game just might be delayed till 2023 or at best the end of 2022. But only time will tell what the real story is.
Company Of Heroes 3: Outlook
As it is right now, things are looking really good for Relic Entertainment and Company Of Heroes 3, despite the huge delays in the release of the game. The game itself is looking to be quite a fun experience with really good visuals and level design. As someone who loved the first two games, this is one I’m really looking forward to.
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