Pre-order trailer reveals new gameplay footage, pre-purchase bonuses and the return of series antagonist The Wolf
July 22, 2014 - To celebrate the opening of pre-orders for medieval siege-em-up Stronghold Crusader 2, Firefly Studios has released a new gameplay trailer featuring the return of series antagonist The Wolf:
Firefly made the announcement in a news post on the official Stronghold Crusader 2 website, which can be read in full at http://www.strongholdcrusader2.com/.
??Today we have a trio of announcements to make: Pre-orders are now open, there is a brand new trailer of the game at beta stage and The Wolf will return! The team was in agreement that it simply would not be a Stronghold game without a certain lovable medieval psychopath and, while he won??t be the focus of the story this time around, The Wolf will be big part of the game.
The Stronghold community has requested a number of different features over the past year and although we cannot implement each and every one there are certain things that make a Stronghold game. The Wolf is the kind of character that Stronghold players love to siege. Who are we to take that away from them???
Fans who pre-order the upcoming castle sim on Steam, the Humble Store, Amazon, GetGames and other digital retailers will be rewarded with the following bonuses:
- 10% Off Launch Price
- Exclusive Mini-Campaigns: ??Justice?? and ??Freedom Fighters??
- 10 Exclusive In-Game Shields
- Bonus Stronghold Kingdoms Power Pack
These pre-order bonuses are also on offer to those who opt for the digital Special Edition, which includes the following:
- Digital Soundtrack Composed by Robert Euvino
- Digital Artbook
- Copy of Stronghold Crusader HD on Steam
Stronghold Crusader 2 is scheduled for release on September 2nd 2014. Currently in closed beta, the game can be pre-ordered on Steam:
About Stronghold Crusader 2
Stronghold Crusader 2 is the long awaited sequel to Stronghold Crusader, the original castle sim. Returning to the deserts of the Middle East circa 1189, Crusader 2 features a new 3D engine, authentic castle simulation and real time destruction powered by Havok Physics. Play as Richard the Lionheart or Saladin in two single-player campaigns, skirmish mode or online with up to eight players. For more information visit the website at www.strongholdcrusader2.com or follow @SHCrusader2 on Twitter.
About Firefly Studios
Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy titles since 1999. Formed Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette of Caesar and Lords of the Realm fame, the company has brought to market many high profile and commercially successful strategy games, including the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over six million. Firefly has offices in the UK and US, with around 30 full and part-time staff. For more information visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.
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