Sega has announced that preorders of Company of Heroes 2 are now being accepted, and those who prepay will be receiving additional in-game bonus content for free. Eligible pre-order customers will receive two new multiplayer commanders. According to the press release, “The German army will receive the Joint Operations Doctrine, specializing in precise artillery strikes and the Offensive Spearhead Doctrine for players who want to use heavy armor and airstrikes to crush their opponent.

The Soviets will unlock the devastating Anti-Infantry Tactics Doctrine, enabling units like flamethrower tanks and the Conscript Support Tactics Doctrine which allows for rapid reinforcement in the heat of battle.”

Powered by the Essence 3.0 Engine, Company of Heroes 2 wants to bring tactical strategy to life like never before, thanks to a realistic ColdTech weather system, a revolutionary dynamic line of sight system, TrueSight and realistic destructibility.

Company of Heroes 2 is scheduled to launch on PC on June 25th, 2013 in North America and Europe.