Company of Heroes 3, the planned real-time strategy game from Relic Entertainment, has had its release date pushed to 2023, disappointing fans looking forward to getting their teeth into the World War II action. Company of Heroes 3 is the newest installment in a series that has won the hearts of gamers with its fresh approach to the real-time strategy genre. \n \nIt was stated in the summer of 2021 that players would be able to command a company of soldiers in Company of Heroes 3, with the game set players in the Middle East, North Africa, and Italy. \n \nCompany of Heroes, the first installment in the series, was published for PC in 2006 and was hailed for breathing new life into a real-time strategy genre that had stagnated since the 1990s. Company of Heroes set the standard for its expansions and successors with its fully destructible terrain, gameplay in which players capture resource points to develop their armies, and camera system that enabled players to zoom down to battlefield level to witness the carnage up close. \n \nThe official Company of Heroes Twitter account revealed on February 23 that the release date of Company of Heroes 3 had been pushed back to February 23, 2023, due to worries within the development team that the game wasn't reaching their quality standards or those of series fans. In reaction to the tweet, many fans of the series expressed their approval, saying they'd rather wait a little longer for a bug-free release. \n \nHowever, following the publication of a new trailer for Company of Heroes 3 in August, anticipation for the game's release skyrocketed, leading some players to vent their displeasure with the delay in the game's out in the comments section. \n \nFans of Company of Heroes will undoubtedly be disappointed by today's announcement, even though gamers have become accustomed to high-profile games being delayed in recent years. However, a company of Heroes 3 will hopefully be bug-free and ready for war when it finally comes because Relic Entertainment has repeatedly proven to be masters at crafting engaging RTS games.