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Man O’ War: Corsair – Warhammer Naval Battles to Be Removed From Steam Over License Issues

Man O' War: Corsair - Warhammer Naval Battles

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Evil Twin Artworks have announced that the Warhammer Fantasy-themed naval game, Man O’ War: Corsair – Warhammer Naval Battles, will be delisted from Steam.

The game is loosely based on Man O’ War, a specialist game released in the early ’90s by Games Workshop that dealt with naval combat in the Warhammer Fantasy universe.

Man O’ War: Corsair – Warhammer Naval Battles entered Early Access in 2016, and later received a full release in 2017. The game allows players to assemble and manage a fleet and explore the vast seas of the Old World, as they battle rival fleets and survive attacks by rampaging sea monsters.

Details regarding the delisting are very scarce. All we know is that it revolves around a change in the licensing deal the developers had with Games Workshop. Evil Twin Artworks did not mention an exact date for the game’s removal, or what this means for the GamersGate or GOG versions.

At this time of writing, the game is still available to purchase.

You can find the rundown (via GamersGate) below:

Man O’ War: Corsair.
Engage in epic naval combat and explore the oceans of the Warhammer world. Man O’ War: Corsair is a video game of high adventure, naval combat and exploration based on the Games Workshop classic Man O’ War table top game.

Your Quest
Sail the seas plundering enemy ships, visiting ports, and trading. Dominate everything in your path with a fleet of ships at your back and watch people flee at the mere sight of you, leaving legends of your deeds in the history books and steel through the hearts of your enemies.

  • Explore and Fight
    Captain a wide variety of unique sailing vessels, explore and trade whilst combating enemy ships in frantic naval action.
  • Boarding Actions
    As well as sea battles, engaging in boarding actions with enemy vessels sees you walking the deck, weapon in hand, attacking enemy crew. Loot the vessels or sink them, the choice is yours.
  • Enemies and Allies
    Buy a variety of unique and deadly ships. Command allies from different races and fight many deadly enemies. Fierce storms, deadly fleets and terrible foes will block your path to ultimate glory.
  • Custom Battles
    Build your own fleet from any faction in game, and battle it against any foe you choose.

The Old World

A captain in Man O’ War: Corsair can sail the coast of a huge continent in the Warhammer world. Visiting over 50 ports from Erengrad to Sartosa, the sea is yours to explore.
A heroic adventurer does not only have enemy ships to contend with. The deep and unexplored oceans hold terrifying creatures that few see and live to tell the tale.
These deadly creatures emerging from the deep sea will chill blood and drop jaws in equal measure. The wise would attempt to flee but those brave enough to tackle such creatures will be famed throughout the world.

Here there be monsters….

Man O’ War: Corsair – Warhammer Naval Battles is, for the time being, available on Windows PC, Linux, and Mac (all via GamersGate, GOG and Steam).

Image: GamersGate

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