THQ, publisher of the hit RTS title [i]Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War[/i] and its subsequent add-on pack, [i]Winter Assault[/i] announced on Friday that they will publish a second add-on pack for that title. The still-unnamed add-on pack is slated to be released in the Fall of 2006. No news has yet been given as to the second playable race that will be included. Needless to say, this will be a ?must see? title at this year?s E3 Expo in May, so be sure to check back with MyGamer.com for a preview of this title.
The full text of the press release is copied below:
[i] THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI) and internal development studio Relic Entertainment today announced a second expansion pack to their award-winning real-time strategy hit Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War. The add-on will include all-new explosive Dawn of War single-player action, new multiplayer content and two new playable races including the technologically devastating Tau, bringing the total number of playable races in Dawn of War to an unprecedented seven.
“We’re extremely proud of the world-wide critical acclaim that the million-unit-selling Dawn of War franchise has received to-date,” said Ron Moravek, general manager, Relic Entertainment. “With this latest expansion, we’ve taken feedback from the players to create a powerful, action-orientated single- and multiplayer experience that is enriched by the quality and depth of the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Dawn of War will be forever reforged for the Greater Good!”
Set in Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 universe, where armies of futuristic warriors, fighting machines and hordes of implacable aliens wage constant war, the game is expected to release in fall 2006. For more information on Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, please visit www.dawnofwargame.com. [/i]