Ten thousand years have passed since the treasonous acts of Chaos toppled the Golden Age of mankind. Fires burn brightly throughout the galaxies, illuminating carnage and slaughter as mankind defends itself from ancient enemies.
Hardened forces collide with one goal in mind, the complete extermination of their opposition. Control one of four unique races in head-to-head or cooperative multiplayer action, where faith, skill, and strategy are requisites in ruling the universes.
- Wage War in the most brutal combat ever depicted in a real-time strategy game. - Take control of one of 4 armies: Space Marines, Chaos Marines, Orks or Eldar. - Intense online competition test your true battle abilities in 2 to 8 player competitions via LAN or Internet. - Includes extra features exclusive to the Game of the Year Edition.
The expansion pack to the award winning Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War will build upon the most exciting, visceral, front-line battlefield ever seen in an RTS game. Lost amongst the ruins of a leveled city lies an Emperor Class Titan, a war vessel of untold power forged in the planet-wide furnaces of Mars, and revered by billions as the epitome of Imperial dominance.
The one who controls it will command the power to destroy, or defend, a world. The Imperials will summon it to overcome great evil, Chaos will corrupt it for their own designs, Orks will destroy it in their bloodlust and Eldar will disregard it in their arrogance.
- An entirely new race The Imperial Guard.
- New units for all existing races.
- All new environments.
- Advanced online experience.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade will feature two new playable races, the Tau Empire and the Necrons, bringing the number of totally unique races to an unprecedented seven.
In addition to the two new playable races, Dark Crusade will feature an all-new single player campaign centering on the conquest of a "meta-map, with each territory captured giving tangible rewards to the occupying force.
A greatly expanded multiplayer component and a completely unique economy model for the Necrons will present gamers with the most compelling Dawn of War game to-date.
- Two new playable races. Take command of the Tau Empire and Necrons as you unleash massive carnage across the frontlines of battle.
- All new single player campaign. Experience unique storylines from each race's perspective.