Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Summary
Though many still swear by the life of boxed copies - either for collection purposes or just to have something physical to show for their exchange of cash - we're entering a time where CD-Drives are absent from most ready-made machines. So if you're worried about the longevity of your boxed copy, fret not! SEGA is dishing out the Steam keys.
A new downloadable content pack is now available for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution, called the Ridiculously Bloody Blood Pack, and as the name states, it causes enemies to explode in fountains of blood when they die. In fact, it's so bloody the content warns that it "can affect battle visibility when in combat."
A trailer shows just how ridiculously bloody the Ridiculously Bloody Blood Pack can be.
All of the classic Warhammer: Dawn of War games will be free on Steam the entire weekend, with a 75% discount for gamers who want to continue playing them after the weekend is over.
Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising is now without Microsoft's Games For Windows Live code as the latest PC patch has replaced it with Relic's own 'Battle Servers' for multiplayer.
Leaderboards for Dawn of War II and Chaos Rising are also now separate from each other. These patch has removed three features, such as pausing during an online game.
Developer Relic is working on Company of Heroes 2, which means there's little time for a full production of the next Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War instalment, but that's okay.
The studio are "doing some rethinking" about how they approach RTS; what's the "best way to present" the strategy genre? There'll definitely be more "RTS 40k stuff," says Danny Bilson.