Company of Heroes 2 trailer recognizes Battle of the Bulge anniversary

By GamingNexus On 16 Dec, 2014 At 01:00 PM | Categorized As Gaming Industry News | With 0 Comment

Publisher Sega and developer Relic Entertainment have released a new in-game cinematic trailer for Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault to recognize the Battle of the Bulge 70th anniversary. The battle is often described as the turning point of World War II.

The battle began on December 16, 1944 when German troops unleashed a brutal artillery on the Ardennes region with an intense barrage that took Allied troops by surprise. Leveraging poor weather and thinly spread out Allied forces, the German forces then invaded the area in an attempt to divide the U.S. and British troops.  Despite being significantly outnumbered and struggling with the coldest weather on record, U.S. forces valiantly held the line until reinforcements arrived. The Battle of the Bulge would ultimately go down in history as the bloodiest battle for U.S. forces in World War II, helping to set the stage for Allied forces to finally end the war. The sacrifices made by all soldiers involved were significant both in losses sustained and in the role this victory played in the war.

Read our review on Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault to learn more about the game. Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault is available now on Steam for Windows PC.

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