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Northgard Launch Next Month

Northgard launched on Steam as an Early Access title almost exactly a year ago, and now developer Shiro Games announces this Windows strategy game will officially launch on March 7th. Word is the release version of the game will include a new single-player campaign called Rig's Saga, which is shown off in this new trailer. Here are the details:

In the new campaign spanning 11 chapters, players follow the saga of Rig, who sets out to avenge the murder of his father, the High King of the Vikings, and investigate the theft of the Regal Horn. The pursuit of the murderer and thief Hagen brings Rig, and his trusted friend and right-hand man Brand, to the undiscovered and mysterious continent of Northgard. New friends await to be made, and foes to be slain, but Rigís journey to Northgard will make him discover a much greater threat than Hagen, as well as the dark motives behind his fatherís assassination.

Northgard mixes exploration, village building, resource management, clan diplomacy and tactical combat set in a mythical world infused with Norse mythology and filled with giants, wyverns and undead warriors. Since launching into Steam Early Access on February 22nd, 2017, Northgard has proved popular with strategy fans, selling over 600,000 copies. Development on the game has continued non-stop with numerous updates bringing three new clans, new units and mythological beasts to encounter, a multiplayer mode with dedicated servers, as well as a host of smaller features and refinements.

The release of Northgard will allow players to:

  • Build your settlement on the newly discovered continent of Northgard
  • Grow the village by assigning Vikings to various jobs (Farmer, Warrior, Sailor, Loremaster)
  • Choose between six different Viking clans, each with unique benefits, buildings and units
  • Manage your resources carefully to survive the harsh winters and vicious foes
  • Expand and discover new territory with unique strategic opportunities
  • Achieve different victory conditions such as Conquest, Fame, Lore and Trading
  • Play against your friends or against an AI with different difficulty levels in single player or multiplayer modes.
  • Follow the brave Viking Rig in his quest for vengeance in a brand-new single player campaign that spans over 11 chapters.

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