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Dawn of War II Chaos Rises in AU, Free New Content Released

Steam News announces that Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Chaos Rising (we thought there was a "2" in there somewhere) and the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Gold Edition are now available in Australia and New Zealand. They also separately announce the promised free content for Dawn of War II is now available, equipping owners of the base version of Relic's sci-fi RTS sequel with the tools needed to fight the armies of chaos. Details on the new units and maps in this free update follow.

Global

  • Support for screen resolutions with a wider aspect ratio than 16x9, such as those used with AMD's Eyefinity technology
  • Stance Toggle option has been added for switching between ranged and melee unit behaviour in all game modes

Multiplayer

  • New Map: 2p Judgment of Carrion
  • New Map: 2p Ice Station Obelis
  • New Map: 4p Desert Showdown
  • New Map: 4p Judgment of Carrion
  • New Map: 4p Selenon Fissure
  • New Map: 6p Argent Shelf
  • New Map: 6p Judgment of Carrion
  • New Map: 6p Calderis Refinery (Free-For-All)
  • New Map: 6p Judgment of Carrion (Free-For-All)
  • Added Librarian Unit to tier two of Space Marines
  • Added Weirdboy Unit to tier two of Orks
  • Added Tyrant Guard Unit to tier two of Tyranids
  • Added Gene Stealers Squad to tier two of Tyranids
  • Added Wraithguard Squad to tier two of Eldar
  • Added the ability to play against owners of Chaos Rising who are playing as the Chaos Race
  • Added Free for All and Team Free for All Victory Point game modes to Custom Games
  • New target priority system implemented so that idle units prefer attacking enemies they specialize against
  • Vehicle wrecks now remain on the map and provide cover

The Last Stand

  • Added the ability to play with owners of Chaos Rising who are playing as Chaos Sorcerer or Hive Tyrant

Campaign

  • Added the ability to transfer save games of completed Aurelian Campaigns to Chaos Rising
  • Added the ability save during mid-missions (Chaos Rising Campaign Only)
  • Wargear tooltips in both campaigns now contain significantly more information such as attack speed, accuracy, etc
  • New 'Invite a Friend' button added to the bridge to easily invite friends to a co-op game

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13. Re: Dawn of War II Chaos Rises in AU, Free New Content Released Mar 11, 2010, 01:45 BobBob
 
Prez wrote on Mar 10, 2010, 18:33:
I can't believe I'm saying this, because I hate GFWL and this sounds like I'm defending it, but the GFWL integration is pretty painless.

Limited activations and no revoke tool.
 
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