Sega has announced a closed multiplayer beta for Company of Heroes 2 that will begin April 2nd, 2013. This beta will initially be accessible only to those who’ve pre-ordered Company of Heroes 2, but it will eventually open up to all. The beta will be hosted on Steam and will utilize Steam’s matchmaking facility.
Here’s what’s included in the beta:
The closed beta playtest features the game’s critically acclaimed 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 teammates 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.
Company of Heroes 2 releases exclusively for the PC June 25th, 2013.