- THQ and Relic have confirmed that Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II has gone gold.
The excellent looking RTS is a PC exclusive and will be released on February 19th.
Press Release: Warhammer® 40,000â„˘: Dawn of War® II Goes Gold
THQ and Relic Entertainment to Deliver Innovative Tactical Gameplay and Stunning Cinematic Visuals in Highly Anticipated Sequel
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that Warhammer® 40,000â„˘: Dawn of War® II, developed by the award-winning Real-time strategy (RTS) developer, Relic Entertainment, has reached the gold master stage of development and is now entering manufacturing.
Set in the grim, war-ravaged World of Games Workshop's (LSE: GAW) Warhammer 40,000 science fiction universe, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II delivers visceral combat, stunning visuals, and destructible environments throughout a non-linear single-player experience as well as a fully cooperative multiplayer campaign via Microsoft's free Games for Windows® - LIVE service.
Developed exclusively for Windows PC and powered by an enhanced version of Relic's proprietary Essence Engineâ„˘ 2.0, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II is scheduled to be on store shelves at retail outlets nationwide on February 19, 2009.