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IG news! THQ and Relic have decided to post up information regarding how and when to obtain the DoW II beta! That's right, the BETA! This beta is not exclusive to Soulstorm users, as everyone else will get the beta later than SS users. Soulstorm users will be able to download the beta via Valve's Steam on the 21st of January, while the rest of the public will be able to get their hands on it on the January 28th. This beta will feature ALL the races, 5 multiplayer maps, and Games for Windows - LIVE TrueSkill Matchmaking!
Sounds great, doesn't it? Anyway, If you wish to see more info, continue reading:
Weâ€™re very excited to have you all try out our multiplayer matching system and get your thoughts on the game. Here is the official announcement on the beta, weâ€™ll have more details on installing it as the time draws near:
â€œExclusive Beta Offered to Dawn of War - Soulstorm Owners; Public Beta to Follow
January 8, 2009 â€” THQ Inc. today announced plans to release a multiplayer beta for WarhammerÂ® 40,000â„¢: Dawn of WarÂ® II, the award winning Real-time strategy (RTS) game from Relic Entertainment.
The beta will be hosted via Steam and offered exclusively to WarhammerÂ® 40,000â„¢: Dawn of War - Soulstorm owners on January 21, followed by a worldwide public release on January 28. The beta will feature all four playable races, five multiplayer maps, and Microsoftâ€™s Games for Windows - LIVE TrueSkill Matchmaking.
WarhammerÂ® 40,000â„¢: Dawn of WarÂ® II, developed by THQâ€™s internal studio, Relic Entertainment, is a Real-time strategy (RTS) game set in the grim, war-ravaged world of Games Workshopâ€™s Warhammer 40,000 science fiction universe. Featuring vicious front-line combat, destructible environments, a fully cooperative multiplayer mode, four unique playable races, and a non-linear single player campaign with branching storylines, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II delivers the ultimate sci-fi fantasy RTS experience. The game is scheduled for release on February 23, 2009 for Windows PC, and will be available through worldwide retail and online outlets. For more information on Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, please visit www.dawnofwar2.com.â€
I hope to you see ya fellas on DoW II online!
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