CDV Software Entertainment today announced that Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars, the sequel to their critically acclaimed real-time strategy title, Cossacks: European Wars, is in development and is slated to ship worldwide for the PC in April 2005. Cossacks II will put gamers in control of 19th-century European nations as they wage war, secure alliances and work to economically and militarily overpower their opponents. With an all-new enhanced 3D graphics engine and featuring more than 150 unit types and a realistic troop morale system, Cossacks II Napoleonic Wars will keep armchair emperors glued to their screens as they fight historical battles on an epic scale.
In development by GSC Gameworld, Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars expands upon everything that gamers enjoyed about the original internationally acclaimed Cossacks: European Wars. Gamers will take on the roles of diplomat, warrior and economist as the leader of one of six European nations as they expand their empires through treaties, truncheons and treasuries. Utilizing an attractive 3D engine, the game will allow for 64,000 units to be onscreen simultaneously, as armies battle in sweeping landscapes featuring more than 1,000 types of realistic flora and fauna.