PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 8 th 2017 – 1C and developer Destructive Creations are proud to reveal more information about their upcoming squad-based RTS, Ancestors. The music accompanying the game’s announcement trailer, as well as the complete in-game score, all come from the studio of Adam Skorupa. The award-winning composer and sound designer has created music for over 30 games, including bestsellers such as The Witcher and its sequels. Adam has now turned his attention to resurrecting musical instruments of the past, for scoring the dark atmosphere of the merciless medieval times of Ancestors.
" It's a great pleasure and lots of fun to work again with the DC team! Dark folk/medieval music is something I’ve loved composing, since the times of the first The Witcher game. This time, I’m working with live instrumentalists and can finally compose the music the way it should be. Using traditional instruments and singing techniques is a great experiment which I really hope that players will be excited about while exploring the game," says Adam.
You can listen to the soundtrack sample here: https://soundcloud.com/user-751498304
Ancestors, developed with the latest technologies from all partners involved, brings some innovative features to the RTS genre, such as the action camera that gets the player directly into the uproar on the battlefield. Working closely with nVidia, the developers have also implemented Ansel technology, enabling players to capture HD 360° screenshots, viewable both on flat screen and VR-enabled devices. A batch of Ansel screenshots from Ancestors is being made available with this press release.
360° HD screenshots are available via Google Album: https://goo.gl/photos/2T2CBmZAYgXoPHj9AAbout the game
Take command of your army as you storm through medieval Europe in an extensive series of campaigns. Choosing one of the four available nations – Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav – you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge victorious.
Ancestors is a historically accurate real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech. Experience medieval bloodshed like never before, thanks to the cinematic action camera that puts you right in the middle of the battle at the press of a button.Features
- 4 playable nations in an extensive single player campaign inspired by historical events
- Various modes of intense multiplayer battles
- Advanced tactical options combining the use of terrain, experience and morale
- Cinematic battle camera view puts you right in the center of the action
- Outstanding visual fidelity powered by Unreal Engine 4
- Streamlined resource management and village constructionGame Information
Platforms: PC Windows, Xbox One
Publisher: 1C Company
Developer: Destructive CreationsLinks
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/620590
Press kit: http://bit.ly/2qVEdey
Soundtrack sample: https://soundcloud.com/user-751498304
360° Screenshots: https://goo.gl/photos/2T2CBmZAYgXoPHj9A
Announcement Trailer: https://youtu.be/bp9RuUqxgfQ
Official website: www.ancestors-game.comLatest releases
Founded in 1991, 1C is a global games publisher with offices located in Europe and Russia. The company releases PC games through its global network of independent distribution partners, digitally and at retail.
Destructive Creations is a very experienced development team, comprised of highly-skilled game industry veterans. Many years of common creative work has led to a super smooth workflow and team stability. Our first production under the Destructive Creations brand was Hatred, which was released on June 1st, 2015. Our main goal has always been to create original, uncompromising games. The example of Hatred shows that we can handle controversy and unusual solutions perfectly.