1C Entertainment have released a new character trailer for their upcoming tactical RPG King’s Bounty II.
As previously reported, the series has shifted from it’s focus to dark fantasy- and features changes to gameplay as well. This includes equipment and experience points for units, factions within races, being able to keep an infinite number of units in reserve, and more.
The new trailer focuses on the second of three playable characters; human mage Katharine. Descended from a long line of counts who ruled over Nostria, she spent over 50 years away from her home was to study the dragon ruins for arcane knowledge.
When taxes to fund her expeditions stopped coming, she learned that her nephew, Maurice, has taken over her homeland. She returns to demand her position of power from the King. As he is poisoned, Katharine now turns to using deception, negotiation, intrigue, and magic to reclaim her birthright.
You can find the Katharine trailer below.
You can find the rundown of the game (via Steam) below:
Darkness descends over the world of Nostria. Conspiracies, sabotage, and necromancy are overshadowing the country. But maybe a saviour – the kingdom’s last hope – is already here, to fight back and finally restore peace and order in Nostria!
King’s Bounty II is the long-awaited sequel to the legendary King’s Bounty video games franchise, one of the most iconic representatives of the turn-based RPG genre. Expanding on this legacy with an entirely new epic story, fractions, enemies, and new features to forge an open and breaking fantasy world Antara. With the kingdoms in disarray, counties demanding independence, bandits prowl the roads, all the overseas nations have denied the King’s authority over them, and blighted creatures lie in wait for the unwary, new accidental heroes emerge as a last hope.
They are determined to bring order to the chaos. Play as one of them, recruiting, developing, and commanding your personal army on a non-linear adventure of betrayal, sacrifice, and survival. Fighting for your own future, outsmarting enemy in uniquely turn-based combat, making difficult decisions, and experience the intensity of one of the classic sagas in an exciting new way.
IMMERSIVE AND CHARACTER-DRIVEN EPIC STORY
Play as one of three main heroes, rescuing and building your personal army in a journey of leadership, survival, and sacrifice. Every decision you make has profound and lasting consequences.
UNIQUE MASSIVE WORLD TO DISCOVER
The world of Antara is wide open and ripe for exploration. Unearth hidden places and dangerous enemies — Antara is a vast home to a thousand wonders and secrets for players to discover.
CUSTOMIZABLE SQUAD AND EQUIPMENT
Each army squad has its own set of skills and visual appearance. Build armies of different creatures who will fight with you throughout the majority of your adventure.
TACTICAL DEPTH ON THE BATTLEFIELD
The environment and landscape matter in King’s Bounty II. Players will encounter diverse terrain types, directly impacting battlefield tactics. Every battle is unique in its own way.
King’s Bounty II launches August 24th for Windows PC (via the Epic Games Store, and Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.