Steel Division II shows off new features with in-game gameplay trailer
Eugen Systems offers closer look at new Armory and Dynamic Strategic Campaigns coming to anticipated sequel to Steel Division: Normandy 44
Paris – August 29, 2018 – Renowned French independent studio Eugen Systems (R.U.S.E., Wargame series) has today released a brand-new video and screenshots showing new features and gameplay for Steel Division II, the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning real-time strategy title Steel Division: Normandy 44.
Set on the Eastern Front of World War II in 1944, Steel Division II will find players taking command of vast armies during Operation Bagration, covering the Soviet counter-attack against Axis forces in Byelorussia. Following its debut reveal and behind-closed-doors press preview at gamescom 2018, the new trailer shows some of the many new features in development for Steel Division II.
The trailer kicks off with the new Armory, a beautifully realized staging ground where players can review up close the 600 historically accurate units featured in Steel Division II. The video also lifts the veil on Steel Division II’s new turn-based Dynamic Strategic Campaigns, allowing prospective commanders to take charge of an entire army corps, manage battalions, manage supplies and reinforcements.
- Brand-new turn-based Dynamic Strategic Campaigns
- New setting, the Eastern Front, with the mighty Red Army and Axis powers
- Over 600 historically accurate units across 18 new divisions
- Realistic battlefields spread across 25 different maps
- Substantial changes to the deck building mechanics
- New, realistic art direction to deliver a more immersive visual style
- Revamped combat offering a more refined tactical experience
- Host of game modes, offline and online, including co-op and massive 10v10 multiplayer battles
Fans who sign-up for the Steel Division II newsletter at the official website can also look forward to receiving an exclusive cosmetic “Ace” skin at the game’s release: Marcel Albert and his deadly Yakovlev Yak-9T fighter aircraft.
About Eugen Systems
Eugen Systems is a French video game development studio founded in 2000 by Alexis and Cédric Le Dressay in Paris, France. Over the years, the independent studio has become renowned as masters of the real-time strategy genre, offering detailed and intense tactical combat experience powered by their in-house developed IrisZoom engine. Since their first title Times of Conflict (2000), Eugen Systems has alternated between near-future warfare with Act of War (2005) to historical conflicts in R.U.S.E. (2010) and the Wargame series (2012). Historical accuracy of their titles is paramount with the studio taking pride in smart planning and execution, their in-depth simulation systems, and realistic combat. Their latest games include Act of Aggression (2015) and the critically acclaimed Steel Division: Normandy 44 (2017). Eugen Systems is currently working on Steel Division 2 – their first game to be also self-published.