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Acclaimed RTS Company of Heroes coming to iPad February 13

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Company of Heroes (Image credit: Feral Interactive)

What you need to know

  • Company of Heroes, one of the finest strategy games ever made, is coming to the iPad.
  • It will be released on February 13 and is available to pre-order now.
  • The game has been designed and developed for tablet by Feral Interactive.

One of the greatest real-time strategy games of all time, Company of Heroes, is coming to iPad on February 13.

In a press release, developer Feral Interactive said:

Feral Interactive today announced that the critically-acclaimed and enduringly popular World War II real-time strategy game Company of Heroes™ will be released for iPad on 13 February. Originally developed for Windows by Relic Entertainment, Company of Heroes for iPad has been designed and developed for tablet by Feral.A masterpiece of simulated warfare, Company of Heroes puts players in command of two companies of American soldiers and challenges them to direct an intense squad-based campaign starting at the D-Day Invasion of Normandy.Fully tailored to and optimised for tablet, Company of Heroes features a sophisticated user interface that makes it intuitive for players to execute real-time tactics, adapt to constantly shifting environments, and ultimately overcome ferocious opposition to secure the liberation of France.

The game will cost $13.99/£13.99 and is available to pre-order on the App Store now! (opens in new tab)

Specifically, the game lets you command to crack companies of US soldiers in an intense European campaign, beginning with D-Day and the invasion of Normandy. Like other Feral Titles, controls have been optimized for touch screen display.

On PC, Company of Heroes is one of the most acclaimed games of all time. Originally released back in 2006, it was the first game to ever use the 'Games for Windows' label.

If that's not enough to get you stoked, check out the trailer below!

With regards to compatibility, you'll need iOS 13.1 or later and one of the following:

iPad mini (5th generation) iPad Air (3rd generation) iPad (5th generation) iPad (6th generation) iPad (7th generation) iPad Pro (1st generation: 9.7", 12.9") iPad Pro (2nd generation: 10.5", 12.9") iPad Pro (3rd generation: 11", 12.9")

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.