Northgard for PS4, Xbox One, and Switch launches September 26; free expansion announced for PC

Tabletop game also in the works.


Viking strategy game Northgard will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch both physically and digitally on September 26, publisher Merge Games and developer Shiro Games announced.

Here is a brief overview of the console version, via Shiro Games:

Take charge of a Viking clan from the couch or on the go with Northgard’s console-optimized control scheme, giving tacticians just as much command with a gamepad or Joy-Con as they have with a keyboard and mouse. The console release features all the content currently found in the PC version, including the Ragnarok and Relics updates, along with six clans, a lengthy campaign, cooperative and ranked competitive online modes, and more.

Additionally, Shiro Games announced a free new expansion for the PC version titled Northgard: Conquest and due out in October. Here is a brief overview of the expansion:

Northgard: Conquest is the next major free expansion for popular strategy game’s original PC version for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It features a new asynchronous, procedurally-generated campaign mode. This expansion allows players to cooperatively chart their way to victory with each player receiving tailor-made missions and objectives, ensuring each playthrough is radically different from the next.

Finally, Shiro Games announced a Northgard tabletop game titled Northgard: Uncharted Lands. Here are the details on that:

Northgard: Uncharted Lands is a brand-new board game set in the Northgard universe. It transforms the Viking clan action, resource gathering, village building, and strategic scheming from the digital title into a visually-striking tabletop experience steeped in Norse mythology.

Aimed at strategy fans of all ages and experience levels, Northgard: Uncharted Lands is designed to be played by two to five players. As with the popular PC version, players take control of their own Viking clan to explore and conquer new territories, brave the harshest of winters, fight (or befriend) mythical beings and creatures, and defeat any foe on the road to ultimate victory. Shiro Games will share further details about the board game later this year.

Shiro Games will showcase all of Northgard‘s upcoming projects, as well as its upcoming cooperative action survival game Darksburg, at Gamescom 2019 from August 20 to 24.

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