Company of Heroes 2

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Company of Heroes 2
Company of Heroes 2 cover
Developers
Relic Entertainment
OS X Feral Interactive
Linux Feral Interactive
Publishers
Sega
OS X, Linux Feral Interactive
Engines
Essence Engine 3.0
Release dates
Windows June 25, 2013
OS X August 27, 2015[1]
Linux August 27, 2015[1]
Company of Heroes
Company of Heroes 2006
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts 2007
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor 2009
Company of Heroes 2 2013
Company of Heroes 2 - The Western Front Armies 2014
Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault 2014
Company of Heroes 2 - The British Forces 2015

Key points

Video settings can only be changed when not in a level.
Multiplayer is cross-platform between OS X and Linux only.[2]
Reports of frequent crashing.[3][citation needed]

General information

Official website
RelicNews Forum
Company of Heroes Wiki
Official forum - CoH 2 Bug Squashing - Technical support
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums for game series

Availability[edit]

All Windows and Linux versions require Steam.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Southern Fronts Mission Pack
Victory at Stalingrad Mission Pack
Case Blue Mission Pack

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Launch the game with -nomovies parameter

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes 2\
OS X
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/CompanyOfHeroes2/
This game supports the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes 2\Savegames\
OS X
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/CompanyOfHeroes2/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Windows only.[4]

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Multi-monitor HUD: Position Affects Gameplay[5]
Ultra-widescreen
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Can also use -window parameter or toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use -window -fullwindow parameter.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
No option. Follows Windows default behavior.
Mouse sensitivity
For scroll speed.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, speech, effects
Surround sound
Up to 8.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Only when in fullscreen.

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
A Turkish fan translation is available.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer is cross-platform between OS X and Linux only.[2]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
8 Co-op, Versus
2 players max for Co-op.

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL Unknown OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 5
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Miles Sound System
Interface Scaleform
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7 64-bit
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz Intel Core i5 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 480
ATI Radeon HD 5850
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.10.3
Processor (CPU) Intel 1.8 GHz Intel 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 600 series
AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 780M
AMD FirePro D700
AMD Radeon R9 295X
4 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 600 series
Intel Iris Pro
1 GB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
4 GB of VRAM

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Feral Interactive on Twitter: "Mac & Linux ready their armies: Company of Heroes 2 will arrive Aug 27 on Steam and soon after on MAS. Minisite: http://t.co/VUysnoVnR6"
  2. 2.0 2.1 A hard-won victory: Company of Heroes 2 upgraded with Mac vs Linux multiplayer | Feral News
  3. How do I fix the game crash? :: Company of Heroes 2 General Discussions
  4. Verified by User:Soeb on 2016-02-02.
  5. Company of Heroes 2 | WSGF