Company of Heroes 2 trading beta keys for Facebook Likes

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Do you want to play Company of Heroes 2 ? Can you live with yourself for pre-emptively "Liking" something on Facebook before you've had a chance to try it? If your answer to both of those questions is "Yes," an indifferent shrug, or "stop imagining hypothetical responses and tell me how to get at the damn beta key," then good news!

Sega are providing closed beta access Steam keys to anyone who sends a "Like" in the direction of this page . It does rather nullify the "closed" aspect of the beta, but given that the result is an easy way to preview the game, I'm sure even the most stringing sticklers for semantics will find it in their hearts to forgive them.

The beta lets you try the game's multiplayer and skirmish modes, and gives you the first 40 levels of progression, along with a range of customisable loadouts.

If you'd rather save yourself for the full game, Company of Heroes 2 is due out June 25th.

Thanks, CVG .

Phil Savage
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Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.