New card game spinoff Asterix & Obelix: Heroes announced

Asterix & Obelix: Heroes

Publisher Nacon and Jumpgate studio gameXcite have announced Asterix & Obelix: Heroes for PC and consoles.

While the Nintendo Switch was the only console announced alongside PC, the new card game will launch sometime in September 2023.

“We are working closely with Jumpgate AB on different projects and are delighted to be working on this one, which is aimed at millions of fans around the world and at every generation,” said Alain Falc, NACON’s Chief Executive Officer.

Jumpgate CEO Harald Riegler added, “Asterix & Obelix: Heroes is the most accomplished project based on the Asterix franchise we have developed so far. With the many hours of combat and card collecting it offers, it is the perfect game for console and PC!”

Here’s a brief rundown on the game:

For more than 60 years now, Asterix has delighted fans of all ages around the world. This is also the goal of Asterix & Obelix: Heroes, a game designed with everyone in mind, including gamers, thanks to this brand-new concept set in the world of the famous Gaul.

Asterix & Obelix: Heroes is a card game with RPG mechanics in which players collect their favourite Gaulish heroes and then prepare to attack the Romans. During the adventure, players earn new cards with unique characteristics and take part in challenges and events that are encountered around the map. Fans of the franchise will be pleased to rediscover the iconic locations, characters and art style of Asterix’s various adventures over the years.

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