Company of Heroes is a real-time strategy computer game developed by Relic Entertainment. It was released on September 12, 2006, and was the first title to make use of the Games for Windows label. A standalone expansion, Opposing Fronts, was released on September 25, 2007. A second standalone expansion, Tales of Valor was released in April 2009. Company of Heroes Online, an MMO version of the game was released as a free-to-play, microtransaction based game in South Korea in April 2010. Company of Heroes: Online Open Beta ended on March 31st, 2011. According to Relic Entertainment, the reason for the servers being shut down was the developers' new unnamed RTS project which was to be unveiled in August 2011. It was announced on February 21, 2012 by Aspyr Media that they would be releasing Company of Heroes and all of the standalone expansions to the Mac OS X platform on March 1, 2012. This also happened, and Company of Heroes is now also available on the Mac App Store.
Company of Heroes is set during World War II. In the single-player campaign the player commands two U.S. military units during the Battle of Normandy and the Allied liberation of France. Depending on the mission, the player controls either Able Company of the 29th Infantry Division, or Fox Company of the 101st Airborne's 506th PIR.
- CPU: 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium IV or AMD Athlon XP or equivalent
- Hard Drive Space: 6.5 GB
- DVD-ROM: 8X DVD-ROM
- RAM: 512 MB RAM
- Video Card: DirectX 9.0c 64 MB VRAM with Pixel Shader 1.1