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TYRANT OR SAINT? CHOOSE YOUR PATH OF VENGEANCE AS BLACKGUARDS 2 LAUNCHES TODAY ON CONSOLES

Boxed Limited Day One Edition of turn-based RPG available now for PS4 and Xbox One across Europe

p>Bracknell UK, 15th September 2017 

Kalypso Media and Daedalic Entertainment are excited to announce that turn-based tactical RPG Blackguards 2 is out now as a boxed retail edition across the UK and export territories for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. The retail version will be available as a Limited Day One Edition containing a digital artbook and digital soundtrack revealing the stunning art and haunting melodies which served as inspiration in the creation of Blackguards 2. The digital version is also available now on the PlayStation® Store, with the Xbox One digital version due to arrive on the Xbox Games Store on 19th September.

In North America, the boxed retail edition of Blackguards 2 on PlayStation®4 has been delayed due to a manufacturing issue – a new release date will be announced as soon as it has been confirmed. The digital version will be available on the PlayStation® Store on 19th September, with the Xbox One boxed retail and digital releases launching on the same day, as scheduled.

They say that revenge is a dish best served cold and nothing screams revenge more than years of wrongful incarceration. Blackguards 2 is a turn based RPG where players follow the story of disgraced noblewoman Cassia as she embarks on a dark and brutal quest to clear her name and take the throne from the one man who imprisoned her…her own husband!

To celebrate the launch of Blackguards 2, Kalypso and Daedalic have revealed the official launch trailer, offering gamers a glimpse at the tense, tactical hexfield battles that await within this dark fantasy world based on the mythology of classic tabletop RPG ‘The Dark Eye’.

  • Watch the Blackguards 2 launch trailer
About Blackguards 2

Having succumbed to madness following years of incarceration at the hands of her husband, disgraced noblewoman Cassia now has only one goal: to take revenge on him and seize his throne, no matter the cost. Teaming up with the infamous Blackguards and a loyal but ruthless army of sellswords, she heads out to wage an unrelenting war against the entirety of southern Aventuria. But for Cassia, time itself is a mighty foe, with each passing day taking a greater toll on her sanity…

With Blackguards 2, experience a turn-based tactical RPG delivering challenging hexfield battles and a gritty story of revenge. Choose your play style by specializing in melee and ranged combat, or by wielding devastating magical spells. Develop cunning strategies to overcome merciless foes. Every action has far reaching consequences, as every decision you make is a march against your own descent into madness.

Features

  • Recruit mercenaries, find upgrades and build an indomitable army!
  • Blackguards 2 offers an open, dynamic world map which changes according to your strategic decisions!
  • A story with many twists and turns, fateful decisions and more than 20 hours of challenging gameplay awaits you!
  • Choose your spells, talents and skills wisely to shape your strategy on the battlefield!
  • Tyrant or saint:  On your path of vengeance, choose to be a feared conqueror or merciful liberator!
 

Blackguards 2 is out now as a boxed Limited Day One Edition, including a digital artbook and digital soundtrack for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, across the UK and export territories. The digital version is also available now on the PlayStation® Store, with the Xbox One digital version due to arrive on the Xbox Games Store on 19th September.

In North America, the boxed retail edition of Blackguards 2 on PlayStation®4 has been delayed due to a manufacturing issue – a new release date will be announced as soon as it has been confirmed. The digital version will be available on the PlayStation® Store on 19th September, with the Xbox One boxed retail and digital releases launching on the same day, as scheduled.

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About The Kalypso Media Group

Celebrating its 11th year in the video games industry, the Kalypso Media Group is a privately owned, global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software with close to 100 employees worldwide, operating from seven offices across Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.  Kalypso Media has also established a digital-first label called “Kasedo Games” and enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital subsidiary. Furthermore, the group owns two development studios – Realmforge and Gaming Minds– to secure a constant supply of high quality games, and works with multiple leading independent developers. In 2015, Kalypso Media Mobile was founded in Hamburg, Germany, to deliver great games for mobile devices.

Kalypso Media‘s titles include the critically acclaimed “Tropico” series, strong strategy game franchises like “Dungeons”, “Port Royale” and “Sudden Strike”, as well as action RPG games such as “Vikings – Wolves of Midgard”, among others. For 2017 and 2018, “Dungeons 3”, “Railway Empire”, “Shadows: Awakening” and “Tropico 6” have been announced for all major platforms (PC, Xbox One, PS4). Moreover, Kasedo Games has signed “Rise of Industry” for digital distribution, and Kalypso Mobile will release “Tropico 3” and “Dungeons 2” for tablet devices. 

More information about the Kalypso Media Group is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com .

 

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