Company of Heroes 2

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Company of Heroes 2
Company of Heroes 2 cover
Developers
Relic Entertainment
macOS (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
macOS (OS X) August 27, 2015[1]
Linux August 27, 2015[1]
Company of Heroes 2 at Wikipedia
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Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault 2014
Company of Heroes 2 - The British Forces 2015

Key points

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

General information

Official website
Developer minisite
RelicNews Forum
Steam Community Discussions
Official forum - CoH 2 Bug Squashing - Technical support
Company of Heroes Wiki

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Developer website
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macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All Windows and Linux versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Southern Fronts Mission Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Victory at Stalingrad Mission Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Case Blue Mission Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Launch the game with -nomovies parameter[citation needed]

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\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/feral-interactive/CompanyOfHeroes2/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Windows only.[3]

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[4]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

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

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 Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
Fan translation.

Network[edit]

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

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Co-op, Versus
Online play
8 Co-op, Versus
Co-op is limited to 2 players.

Connection types

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL
OS X and Linux only.
Metal support
Since v1.3.[5]
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
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.13.5 10.14
Processor (CPU) Intel 1.8 GHz Intel 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 600 series
AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
1 GB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 780M
AMD Radeon R9 295X, AMD FirePro D700
4 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, SteamOS Ubuntu 18.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 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
Intel GPUs require MESA driver 10.5.2 or later, Nvidia GPUs require Nvidia driver 352.21 or later.

References