Company of Heroes 2 & Company of Heroes 2 – Ardennes Assault “Free Forever Weekend” Steam Sale Now Live

Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault Free forever weekend

Sega and Relic Entertainment has announced a “free forever weekend” for Company of Heroes 2 and Company of Heroes 2 – Ardennes Assault.

Those who pick up the WWII strategy RTS games on Steam before May 31st will not only get the game for free; but keep them forever. Other entries in the Company of Heroes series and Company of Heroes 2‘s stand alone elements are also discounted.

It should be noted Company of Heroes 2 is the base game complete with multiplayer and a campaign, while Ardennes Assault is another stand-alone single player campaign. The Western Front Armies and The British Forces are multiplayer standalone providing additional army factions.

You can find the abridged rundown on Company of Heroes 2 and Company of Heroes 2 – Ardennes Assault (both via Steam) below.

Powered by the Essence Engine 3.0, the Company of Heroes 2 series feature some unique mechanics rewarding thoughtful players. From the TrueSight™ system that emulates the units’ line of sight to the cover-system that encourages clever unit placement – not to mention the combined arms approach and the hard and soft counters gameplay that will make you think twice before trying to destroy a tank with a simple squad of riflemen – each game presents players with an uninterrupted stream of meaningful tactical choices that can turn the tide of war.

NB: multiplayer standalones allow you to play on any map against anyone owning any COH2 product.

Single player campaign (SOV)
Multiplayer armies (SOV + GER)
The Company of Heroes 2 base game gives you access to two multiplayer armies from the Eastern Front: the Red Army (SOV) and the Wehrmacht Ostheer (GER). It also comes with a gritty single-player campaign that will give you a chance to familiarize yourself with the series core tenets. Step into the boots of a Soviet commander of the Red Army, entrenched in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the Enemy invaders! Adjust your tactics to take into account the brutal weather conditions and wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.


Single player campaign (USF)
Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault offers a compelling single-player campaign for the USF faction revolving around the Battle of the Bulge. Engage in a dynamic non-linear campaign across the Ardennes landscape consisting of 18 scenarios, choose between three iconic companies, customize their abilities and bear the consequences of your actions as overall company health persists between missions.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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