The battle for the Eastern Front intensifies in the new multiplayer trailer for THQ’s upcoming RTS game, Company of Heroes 2.

The trailer bears witness to the brutality of WWII’s notorious fighting machines: German Tiger tanks and Stug III tank destroyers square off against Russian T-34s and the deadly Katyusha rocket trucks.

Interested players can register to defend/conquer the motherland by registering for the beta here: The game is scheduled to launch on PC in early 2013.

About Company of Heroes 2
It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the most brutal conflict of World War II, as Germany launches a full-scale invasion of the frozen tundra of the Soviet Union which would result in over 14 million military casualties. Take command of the iconic Soviet Red Army in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the invading Nazis. Your strategic skills and tactical expertise hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict in the sequel to the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Company of Heroes. Engage in visceral tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and challenge you to wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.