Published on August 21st, 2020 | by Alex Novus


Strategy publisher Kalypso Media and developers Yippee! Entertainment and Torus Games today announced that Commandos 2 – HD Remaster and Praetorians – HD Remaster will be launching on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One September 18th as part of the Commandos 2 & Praetorians: HD Remaster Double Pack.

Currently available for individual purchase and as part of the Double Pack via Steam, the console versions of the classic Pyro remasters will be able to be purchased individually as digital downloads or together, as part of the Double Pack, available from retailers and digital stores.

Each title contains a full high-definition refurbishment of its Pyro Studios predecessor and adds revamped tutorials, campaign missions and DualShock 4, Xbox Wireless Controller support, as well as an integrated version of Praetorians – HD Remaster’s multiplayer mode.

For all armchair generals, Commandos 2 – HD Remaster will make its debut on Nintendo Switch™ Summer 2020-2021.

In Commandos 2 – HD Remaster, take control of an elite group of Allied commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of progressively demanding missions. In this World War II genre-defining classic, explore interactive environments and use unique skill sets to complete missions against seemingly impossible odds.


  • Experience every tutorial and campaign mission revamped in high definition
  • Access authentic WWII vehicles, scenarios and weaponry such as tanks and bazookas
  • 10 missions spanning 9 day/night environments, all with realistic weather effects
  • Steal, climb and swim to accomplish missions within fully interactive environments
  • Play as an eclectic cast of characters, including Green Beret, Sniper and Whiskey the dog
  • Experiment with skills and approaches in challenging, against-the-odds style gameplay

In Praetorians – HD Remasterrelive the celebrated real-time strategy classic in high definition. Set amidst the political machinations of an emerging Roman Empire, prove a legionnaire’s worth on the battlefields of Egypt, the combat theatres of Gaul and the heart of the Empire itself in Italy, in the crusade to become Emperor. Learn to combine units and exploit enemy weaknesses to emerge victorious.


  • Demonstrate militant might with remastered tutorials, campaign and skirmish missions
  • Play solo or head-to-head with fully integrated multiplayer
  • Choose from three armies, each with an assortment of unique strengths and weaknesses
  • Play through 20 campaign missions set in the combat theatres of Egypt, Gaul and Italy
  • Utilise characters and unit types, each with unique abilities and formations
  • Make use of varying terrain to strategically plan battles
  • Engage in fast-paced real-time combat

About the Author'

While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.

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