Czech Republic-based Developer Warhouse Studios and publisher Deep Silver announced that their anticipated medieval RPG game, Kingdom Come: Deliverance has been pushed to a 2018 release. Along with its new release date announcement, both publisher and developer dropped a new trailer titled “Rex, Familia et Ultio”. The brand new trailer does an incredible job showcases much of the game’s extensive story and also highlighting the role of general.
Here’s a short story descriptive of the game and setting, check out the new trailer & screenshots down below:
The King is dead and his eldest son Wenceslas IV becomes the new King of Bohemia.
Wenceslas’s enraged half-brother Sigismund imprisons Wenceslas and invades the country with his mighty army. Unfortunately, in the midst of this chaos, your character Henry suffers. The mercenary army destroys your home and kills your family, you are the sole survivor of the bloodbath and it is here that your road to redemption starts. Enjoy the detailed reconstruction of the 15th century landscape. Use weapons that were used by knights. Take part in epic historical battles that happened in Middle Europe and in castle sieges!
Here’s what we know of the game so far:
Kingdom Come: Deliverance takes place in the year 1403, in the region of Bohemia—Central Europe—and is based on a true story, filled with kings, heirs, a kingdom in peril, castle sieges and blood battles. You begin your journey as a son of a blacksmith, who is the sole survivor of your town, this is due to your family and home being mercilessly sacked and destroyed by a mercenary army in the region. With that, your character takes it to himself to embark onto a classic tale of revenge that pivots everything that medieval times was known for, bloody territorial wars.
The developers have reconstructed a historical landscape of medieval Bohemia. You play through it and is given the freedom to do as you please. You as the player can use your charisma and reputation to investigate crimes and influence the inhabitants of the land to guide you on quests. In these ‘quests’, you’ll be given the option to preserve via diplomatically or with brute force. Do note that the way you carry yourself throughout the region, this would certainly affect your reputation with the people of Bohemia—to tread softly or go full on conqueror mode—the choice is yours.
With its combat gameplay, the developers have pinned its combat with realistic combat from that century, you’ll be given a variety of different fighting styles, hundreds of different weapons, and multiple armor combinations. You can also take part in castle sieges, historical battles, or simply go out into the land to either hunt or gather supplies for your ventures.
Here’s a rundown of what the land of Bohemia has in offer. The game includes a crime system, where every NPC will report you to the proper authorities, crimes will also affect economics and NPC behavior. There’s said to be over 80 quests, three and half hours of cutscenes, over 50 VO actors, thousands of unique NPCs motion capture used for cutscenes and combat, dynamic weather system, a day and night cycle, and finally, a variety of medieval activities to participate in—one quite interesting being jousting.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance now launches on February 13th, 2018 for PS4 / Pro, Xbox One / Scorpio, Linux, Mac, and PC.