Company of Heroes 3 Console Edition – How Relic brought the battlefield to controllers

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    Company of Heroes 3 Console Edition – How Relic brought the battlefield to controllers


    VANCOUVER, CANADA – May 16th, 2023 – Lock, load, and get ready to drop directly into the battlefield from your couch with Company of Heroes™ 3 Console Edition. Relic’s storied real-time strategy franchise is coming to consoles for the first time ever – adapting the RTS controls to give players full command of the battlefield with controllers. In the latest dev diary, Relic dives into the process of transitioning historically PC-only titles to consoles and the features players can take advantage of as they work to liberate Italy and fight through the deserts of North Africa.


    The Relic Team is very excited to bring Company of Heroes 3 to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X. The control scheme has been rebuilt from the bottom up to deliver an intuitive UI with features that allow players to issue commands instantly and have full control of their troops on the battlefield. This changes the way you play Company of Heroes 3 and gives players the power they need to deal with the chaos of war.

    Company of Heroes 3 Console Edition gives complete control of the battlefield with the new ‘Command Wheel’ & ‘Full Tactical Pause.’ These all-new features allow players a moment to breathe, strategize, and instantly issue orders. Whether calling in airstrikes or deploying anti-tank measures to defend a strategic point, Relic has made it easy for console players to move, reinforce, defend, and liberate with the re-designed UI and new features.

    Players can pre-purchase their digital copy of Company of Heroes 3 Console Edition directly via the Microsoft Store on Xbox and the PlayStation storefront now, or pre-order a physical copy via Physical pre-order start dates may vary by territory.

    For more information about CoH3, head to, where players can sign up for Relic’s community feedback platform. You can follow the game on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

    About Relic Entertainment, Inc.
    Relic Entertainment is the award-winning development studio behind critically acclaimed franchises including Company of Heroes, Age of Empires IV, Warhammer 40:000: Dawn of War, and more. Since its inception in 1997, Relic has produced a rich catalogue of genre-defining real-time strategy titles and continues to innovate today as a SEGA-owned studio. Relic is located in Vancouver, Canada. Learn more at

    About SEGA® Europe Limited
    SEGA® Europe Limited is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA CORPORATION, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. SEGA wholly owns the video game development studios Two Point Studios, Creative Assembly, Relic Entertainment, Amplitude Studios, Sports Interactive and HARDlight. SEGA Europe’s website is located at

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