Commandos 2 & Praetorians HD Remasters Launch Into Beta and Pre-purchase Today

Strategy specialists Kalypso Media and developers Yippee! Entertainment and Torus Games have today announced the launch of betas for both Commandos 2 – HD Remaster and Praetorians – HD Remaster. Beta access is exclusive to those pre-purchasing via the Kalypso Store, where players can pick up the titles individually or as a special double pack. Beta keys can be redeemed via Steam, giving immediate access to each title’s breadth of content, including revamped tutorials, campaign missions, skirmish maps as well as Praetorians – HD Remaster’s multiplayer mode. Further bug fixes and improvements to each beta will arrive in the following weeks.

The full versions of Commandos 2 – HD Remaster and Praetorians – HD Remaster are set to launch on January 24, 2020 on Windows PC and in Spring 2020 on consoles. To request a beta key for preview purposes, please contact the Kalypso Media PR team or request a code through Keymailer.

Title: Commandos 2  HD Remaster
Platforms: Windows PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Developer: Yippee! Entertainment
Genre: Real-time Tactics
Release: 24/01/2020 (Windows PC) Spring 2020 (PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
Hashtag: #Commandos2HDR

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.


Title: Praetorians HD Remaster
Platforms: Windows PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One
Developer: Torus Games
Genre: Real-time Tactics
Release: 24/01/2020 (Windows PC) Spring 2020 (PlayStation®4, Xbox One)
Hashtag: #PraetoriansHDR

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

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