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==Game data==
 
==Game data==

Revision as of 18:15, 27 September 2021

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]
Reception
Metacritic 80
IGDB 78
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RTS
Themes Europe, World War II
Series Company of Heroes
Company of Heroes 2 on HowLongToBeat
Company of Heroes 2 on IGDB
Company of Heroes 2 on MobyGames
Company of Heroes 2 on Wikipedia
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
Armor of Heroes 2020
Company of Heroes 3 2022

Warnings

Key points

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

General information

Official manual
Developer minisite
RelicNews Forum
Steam Community Discussions
Official forum - CoH 2 Bug Squashing - Technical support

Availability

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
Gamesplanet logo.svg
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Windows
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)
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Complete Edition
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All Linux versions require Steam DRM.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Case Blue Mission Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
David Sheldrick Trust Charity Pattern Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Faceplate: Chainlink
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Faceplate: Engraved
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Faceplate: Studded
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Faceplate: Twisted Gold
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Commander: Fortified Armor Doctrine
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Commander: Joint Operations Doctrine
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Commander: Lightning War Doctrine
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Commander: Spearhead Doctrine
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Commander: Storm Doctrine
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (H) Field Applied Whitewash Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (H) Four Color Disruptive Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (H) Late War Factory Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (H) Three Color Ambush Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (H) Three Color Disruptive Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (H) Winter Ambush Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (L) Four Color Disruptive Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (L) Late War Factory Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (L) Three Color Ambush Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (L) Winter Ambush Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (M) Four Color Disruptive Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (M) Late War Factory Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (M) Three Color Ambush Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
German Skin: (M) Winter Ambush Pattern
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Southern Fronts Mission Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Commander: Anti-Infantry Tactics
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Commander: Armored Assault Tactics
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Commander: Conscript Support Tactics
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Commander: Mechanized Support Tactics
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Commander: Terror Tactics
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (H) Four Color Belorussian Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (H) Three Color Leningrad Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (H) Three Color Northwestern Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (H) Two Tone Bryansk Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (H) Winter Cobblestone West Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (H) Winter Whitewash Voronezh Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (L) Four Color Belorussian Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (L) Three Color Leningrad Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (L) Three Color Northwestern Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (L) Winter Whitewash Voronezh Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (M) Four Color Belorussian Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (M) Three Color Leningrad Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (M) Three Color Northwestern Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soviet Skin: (M) Winter Whitewash Voronezh Front
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Victory at Stalingrad Mission Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Charity Pattern Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Launch the game with -nomovies parameter[citation needed]

Lock mouse cursor to window

Launch the game with -lockmouse parameter

Disable replays for a performance boost

Make your replays folder read-only: %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes 2\playback

Main menu fps fix

Delete/rename/move the following files flag_aef.lua, flag_west_german.lua, flag_german.lua, flag_british.lua, flag_soviet.lua

Game data

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

Configuration file(s) location

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

Save game data location

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

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Approx. 954 MB available.
Windows only.[3]
Xbox Cloud

Video

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State 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)
Low (FXAA), Medium (FXAA + 2x SSAA), High (FXAA + 4x SSAA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
If refresh rate is higher than 144hz -refresh 144 must be used or game will fail to start.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input

Keyboard and mouse State 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

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Speech, SFX
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. Details missing—please edit this page and add it.

Network

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

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 10, 11
OpenGL
OS X and Linux only.
Metal support
Since v1.3.[6]
Shader Model support 5
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
64-bit support added in January 2021. Steam versions can use the legacy_32bit beta in the game's properties for continued 32-bit support.[5]
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

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

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 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
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.13.5
Processor (CPU) Intel 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 600 series
AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
Intel Iris Pro
1 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, SteamOS
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 640
Intel Iris Pro 5200
1 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit OS is required.
Intel GPUs require MESA driver 10.5.2 or later, Nvidia GPUs require Nvidia driver 352.21 or later, AMD GPU's are only officially supported in the latest release.

References