After launching on Sony’s PlayStation 4 yesterday the awesome Banner Saga has now arrived on Microsoft’s Xbox One games console providing gamers with a fantastic turn-based strategy role-playing game which also offers free multiplayer combat.
Banner Saga has been developed by Stoic and offers a game that is driven by player choices, “every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds” explains Stoic.
Check out the trailer below to learn more about the new games that has already been launched on Mac, PC and PS4 as well as mobile devices.
Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape. Carefully choose those who will help fight a new threat that jeopardizes an entire civilization. Every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds. Not everyone will survive, but they will be remembered.
Key features of the Banner Saga include :
– Over 25 playable characters from 2 different races, human and varl, the horned giants – embark on your epic journey with a variety of characters from 7 different classes, each with unique abilities and upgrade options to fit your play style.
– Strategic combat with consequences – victory or defeat and even the permanent loss of a character depends on which characters you choose to take into battle and what decisions you make afterwards.
– The journey is as important as battle – your role in building and managing your caravan as you travel the vast frozen landscape is critical to not only your own survival but the survival of an entire civilization.
– An epic Viking saga brought to life in 2D glory – beautifully hand drawn combat sequences and animations, accompanied by an evocative score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory, will immerse you into a fantasy realm inspired by Norse mythology.
Source: Major Nelson
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