Supreme Commander 2 gets Steamworks

SQUARE ENIX and Valve today announced an agreement to power the PC version of Gas Powered Games’ Supreme Commander 2 (SC2) with a collection of Steamworks features and offer the title electronically to over 25 million gamers playing via Steam.

Supreme Commander 2 is an upcoming sequel to Supreme Commander where players experience brutal battles on a massive scale by creating customizable armies to try and change the balance of power at any time. Supreme Commander 2 is being developed by Gas Powered Games in Redmond, WA.

Both the retail and electronic versions of Supreme Commander 2 for the PC will be powered by Steamworks, providing gamers with auto-updating, Steam Achievements, Steam support for in-game DLC, and more.

The Supreme Commander 2 demo is available now, and the game is available for pre-purchase. SC2 is slated for worldwide release the week of March 1st at retailers and via Steam. More information about Supreme Commander 2 can be found at

Steamworks is a complete suite of publishing and development tools — ranging from product key authentication to social networking services — offered free of charge to publishers and developers.