The developer of Company of Heroes 3 announced that the game will not have a November 17 launch date and will release in 2023.
Fans of the real-time strategy game genre looking to immerse themselves in the battles of Relic Entertainment’s Company of Heroes 3’s World War II will have to wait a little longer to get started following the announcement that a release date will be announced. The game’s release has been pushed to 2023. Company of Heroes 3 is the latest entry in the series that has earned a special place in the hearts of fans due to its unique take on the RTS genre.
Company of Heroes 3, announced in the summer of 2021, allows players to control a team of soldiers as they battle across the battlefields of North Africa and Italy. The first Company of Heroes game was released on PC in 2006 and received critical acclaim for adding innovative new features to a genre that had grown old after the golden age of the RTS genre. in the 1990s. With completely destructible environments, gameplay in which players gather resources to grow armies, and a camera system that allows players to zoom in for a close-up view of the chaos, Company of Heroes has established a winning formula that will continue in the game’s expansion and sequels.
Citing the latest post about the development team’s concern that the game doesn’t meet their quality standards or that of fans of the series, the official Company of Heroes Twitter account announced that Company of Heroes 3’s release date has been pushed back to February 23, 2023. Fans of the series have been fairly active in responding to the tweet, with many saying they liked the slight delay compared to the release date. a release that is likely to be full of bugs. Excitement for the game’s release has been building since a new Company of Heroes 3 trailer was released in August, however there are still some gamers who have expressed their disappointment at the game. delay in the response.
The real-time strategy genre has seen something of a renaissance in recent years following the success of titles like Relic’s Age of Empires IV and EA’s Command & Conquer Remastered Collection, with studios big and small each come up with this genre of their own. Some of these titles even take cues from Company of Heroes’ squad-based gameplay, such as THQ Nordic’s upcoming medieval RTS The Valiant, which asks the player to control an army of crus in medieval Europe.
Even as gamers have grown accustomed to high-profile games being delayed in recent years, today’s news is likely to be painful for Company of Heroes fans. Relic Entertainment has repeatedly proven itself to be a master at making fun RTS games, and hopefully this delay ensures that Company of Heroes 3 will be bug-free and battle-ready upon release. Between Company of Heroes 3 and the recently announced Tempest Rising from THQ Nordic, 2023 is shaping up to be a good year for fans of the RTS game genre.
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