Daedalic Entertainment announces A Year Of Rain
, their first internally
developed multiplayer real-time strategy game which they boldly say "aims to
revive" the genre. This will enter Early Access later this year, and here is
more of what they have to say about the plan:
Daedalic Entertainment is
delighted to announce its first internally developed multiplayer real-time
strategy game, A Year Of Rain. The game features heroes, an extensive story mode
and a heavy emphasis on team gameplay. It will go into early access for PC later
A Year Of Rain combines classic real-time strategy elements with a strong focus
on hero units. Both the co-op campaigns and online and offline modes are being
designed with a team of two in mind, whether you play with a human or AI player.
The classic 2v2 skirmish mode is being developed for competitive matches from
the very start. Meanwhile, “Against all Odds“ is an innovation in the genre
where two lone heroes face two entire armies, who have full command of units and
In this team RTS, you can choose one of three rival factions and become immersed
in gameplay mixing base-building, resource-gathering, and unit-training.
Structures and units can be upgraded in order to enhance efficiency and power.
With your carefully assembled army led by a legendary hero, you will be able to
fight alongside the noble House Rupah, the Wild Outcasts or join the Restless
Undead. A battle without mercy begins!
“A Year Of Rain is set to be one of the largest games we have developed to date
and marks our first steps into the esports arena. We are aware of the various
complex challenges this genre entails. I am proud to be able to support our dev
team with their dream project,” says Carsten Fichtelmann, CEO and founder of
- Complex real-time strategy game.
- Extensive co-op and PvP modes.
- Unique heroes with individual abilities and
- Three factions: House Rupah, Wild Outcasts and
- Esports-ready at launch, featuring a league
system, competitive seasons, leaderboards, observer mode, replays, and more.
- Soundtrack by award-winning composer Neal Acree
(StarCraft II, World of Warcraft).
A Year Of Rain will enter early access on PC in 2019 featuring one initial
campaign and several multiplayer modes. The game will continuously be expanded
on and supported post-launch, including various new features, content and more.