Sega recently announced that Company of Heroes 2 by the guys and girls at Relic Entertainment will be running an exclusive, early access beta phase which will go live Tuesday 2nd April.
The closed beta playtest features the game’s competitive Multiplayer and skirmish gameplay, giving players access to six maps, 1v1, 2v2, 3v3 and 4v4 competitive gameplay, as well as the ability to play alone or with team-mates against the AI. Players also get access to the first 40 levels of progression, and the ability to customize their loadouts to suit their play style using the all new Army Customizer.
The Company of Heroes 2 closed beta will be hosted on Steam and utilizes Steamworks match-making and friend lists. Players need the free Steam client to redeem closed beta access keys and play.
This first phase of the closed beta will be open to eligible pre-order customers only. There will be a second phase in the coming weeks where a wider audience will get a chance to take part. For more information keep watching www.companyofheroes.com.