Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War 2 Last Stand DLC adds Tau Commander

The anime-inspired Tau are bringing their mecha suits to WH40K: Dawn of War II - Retribution, with a new Tau Commander hero being released for Last Stand mode as paid DLC this month. Chaos and Imperial Guard premium chapters are also coming.

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The anime-inspired Tau are bringing their mecha suits to Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution this month, with a new Tau Commander hero coming to Last Stand mode as paid downloadable content. Developer Relic also announced that new premium multiplayer chapters are in the works for the Chaos and Imperial Guard factions.

"The major themes that drove the design were to have a hero that was offensively potent but fragile, and to provide different avenues of playstyle," Relic's Clint Tasker explained in the announcement dev diary. According to Tasker, the Tau Commander can be set up to be offensive powerhouses, disrupt enemy forces, or support their allies.

Relic says that the Tau Commander will arrive alongside Imperial Guard Death Korps of Krieg and Chaos Word Bearers chapter packs in the next update, this month. The chapter packs traditionally cost $7.49. Relic hasn't announced how much the Tau Commander, the first new Last Stand DLC hero, will be.

While the Tau became playable in the original Dawn of War with the standalone expansion Dark Crusade, this will be their debut in the Dawn of War II sub-series.

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    October 17, 2011 5:30 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War 2 Last Stand DLC adds Tau Commander.

    The anime-inspired Tau are bringing their mecha suits to WH40K: Dawn of War II - Retribution, with a new Tau Commander hero being released for Last Stand mode as paid DLC this month. Chaos and Imperial Guard premium chapters are also coming.

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      October 17, 2011 5:39 AM

      !

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      October 17, 2011 5:44 AM

      Yes. And then yes. And yes some more.

      Bought the paid wargear this weekend due to the sale. It's all worth it for the mekboy's exploding teleporter.

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        October 17, 2011 5:49 AM

        exploding... teleporter?

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          October 17, 2011 6:06 AM

          Yes. There is the best thing ever, and then there is the exploding teleporter. The teleporter is better.

          You teleport. Then you explode. Well, the area around you explodes, you yourself are fine.

          If you play DoW2, it's enough to blow up non-hero Space Marines

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            October 17, 2011 6:08 AM

            what about the teleporter that makes enemies randomly teleport instead? i remember liking that one

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      October 17, 2011 6:12 AM

      Thought it was going to be the whole race for a second. That's pretty cool still.

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      October 17, 2011 7:33 AM

      Time to dust of Last Stand. Who is left? Necron and Dark Eldar? Sisters of Battle?

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