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Dawn of War II MP Beta Open to Worldwide Public Today

January 27, 2009

Dawn of War II MP Beta Open to Worldwide Public Today

Beta Available on Games for Windows – LIVE Marketplace and Steam

THQ Inc. today announced that the multiplayer beta for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, the award winning Real-time strategy (RTS) game from Relic Entertainment, will be available to the worldwide public via download on Games for Windows – LIVE Marketplace and Steam today at 7:01 p.m. EST (12:01 a.m. GMT).

“Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II exemplifies the seamless combination of technology and creativity that keeps the PC at the forefront of gaming innovation,” said Michael Wolf, senior marketing manager of Games for Windows – LIVE, Microsoft. “The multiplayer modes truly set a new bar for the genre, and Games for Windows – LIVE helps make it more accessible than ever before. We’re incredibly excited to be a part of the Dawn of War community.”

The beta features five multiplayer maps and all four of the game’s playable races: the Space Marines, Orks, Eldar and for the first time ever in the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War series, Tyranids.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, developed by THQ's internal studio, Relic Entertainment, is a Real-time strategy (RTS) game set in the grim, war-ravaged world of Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 science fiction universe. Featuring vicious front-line combat, destructible environments, a fully cooperative multiplayer mode, four unique playable races, and a non-linear single player campaign with branching storylines, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II delivers the ultimate sci-fi fantasy RTS experience for Windows PC. The game is scheduled for release nationwide on February 19, 2009 and will be available through retail and online outlets. For more information on Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, please visit www.dawnofwar2.com

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