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Company of Heroes 3 release guide

Relic's latest WW2 RTS came out in early 2023 and has been slowly growing since - here's the final CoH3 release date and core features.

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Company of Heroes 3, from developer Relic Entertainment and publisher SEGA, is the third instalment in Relic’s series of WW2 real time strategy games, which started with the original Company of Heroes in 2006. This guide records the final CoH3 release date, key game features, and pre-order options.

With CoH now fully deployed, you can read our Company of Heroes 3 review for our complete thoughts.

Prior to release, though, we wrote some cracking CoH3 coverage – if you’re interested, read our December 2022 hands-on Company of Heroes 3 preview, or our  interview with the executive producer.

And if you need something to scratch your gaming itch right this second, these are our picks for the best WW2 games and RTS games.

Here’s the lowdown on how Company of Heroes 3 released:


Company of Heroes 3 release date - screenshot showing a stylised map mode version of Italy.

Company of Heroes 3 release date

Company of Heroes 3 was released on PC on February 23, 2023. It was originally slated to be released on November 17, 2022, but was later delayed to the final release date.

CoH was later released on PS5 on May 30, 2023, and on Xbox Series X/S on June 6, 2023. 


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Company of Heroes 3 features

Company of Heroes 3 is made in the same mold as the previous game, but is packed with a lot of content, including 41 missions across two single player campaigns, four factions in multiplayer, and 120 playable units. It also brings a few new innovations to the table:

Tactical Pause

In single player games you can pause the action, and use the new tactical pause system to not only assess the situation, but also set up a bunch of actions simultaneously. This looks particularly handy for new players just learning the RTS.

Dynamic Campaign Map

The Italian campaign features a turn-based map mode similar to those found in Total War games. Here you’ll be able to plan for and set up future battles.

Day One Modding

Company of Heroes 3 arrived with modding support, allowing players to build their own maps, scenarios, and game modes. You’re able to tweak unit and building properties, add custom UI elements to the game’s HUD, and modify tech trees, unit caps, and so on. 

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Company of Heroes 3 pre-orders

Prior to release, Relic and SEGA offered four Company of Heroes 3 pre-order editions:

  • Digital Standard Edition – £49.99
  • Digital Premium Edition – £69.99
  • Physical Standard Edition – £54.99
  • Physical Premium Edition – £84.99

Both digital versions included the cosmetic pack ‘The Devil’s Brigade DLC’, but the ‘spensive version included some additional cosmetics, and the game’s first expansion pack.