December 2019 betas announced for Commandos 2 and Praetorians HD remasters

Strategy specialists Kalypso Media and developers Yippee! Entertainment and Torus Games have announced a January 24, 2020 release for iconic strategy revamps Commandos 2 – HD Remaster (Kalypso Store) and Praetorians HD  Remaster (Kalypso Store) on Windows PC. The console versions (PlayStation®4, Xbox One) and the Nintendo Switch, Mac and Linux versions of Commandos 2 – HD Remaster will follow in Spring 2020. The titles can be purchased individually or as a special discounted double pack, with those customers pre-ordering exclusively from the Kalypso Store having access to each game’s closed beta for Windows PC, beginning December 13th.

Both betas will feature a revamped tutorial, high definition makeover, and access to each game’s campaign missions and skirmish maps. The Praetorians  HD Remaster beta includes the game’s multiplayer mode. Further bug fixes and improvements for each beta will come in the following weeks.

Commandos 2  HD Remaster and Praetorians  HD Remaster will launch on Windows PC on January 24th 2020, with console (PlayStation®4, Xbox One) versions and Nintendo Switch, Mac and Linux versions of Commandos 2 – HD Remaster to follow in Spring 2020. For access to the Windows PC closed betas, please contact the Kalypso Media PR team.

In Commandos 2 – HD Remaster, take control of an elite group of Allied commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of notoriously demanding missions. In this World War II genre-defining classic, explore interactive environments and use your commandos’ unique skill sets to complete your mission against seemingly impossible odds.

Beta features:

  • Experience every tutorial and campaign mission from the original game revamped in high definition with new controls
  • Reunite with an eclectic cast of characters, including Jack ‘Tiny’ O’Hara and Whiskey the dog

In Praetorians – HD Remaster, lead the emerging Roman Empire by proving a legionnaire’s worth on the battlefields of Egypt, the combat theatres of Gaul, and the heart of the Roman Empire in Italy, in a crusade to become Emperor. Combine units, master their varied skill sets and exploit the weaknesses of the enemy to emerge victorious.

Beta Features:

  • Learn the ropes or show your militant might with access to every tutorial, campaign and skirmish mission from the original game
  • Play solo or go head-to-head with a fully remastered multiplayer mode

Title: Commandos 2 – HD Remaster / Praetorians – HD Remaster
Platform(s): Windows PC, with console (PlayStation®4, Xbox One) versions and Nintendo Switch, Mac and Linux versions of Commandos 2 – HD Remaster in Spring 2020
Developer: Yippee! Entertainment (Commandos 2 HD Remaster) Torus Games (Praetorians HD Remaster)
Genre: Real-time tactics
Release: 24/01/20 for Windows PC, console versions in Spring 2020
Hashtag(s): #Commandos2HD / #PraetoriansHD