Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword Released Today + Launch trailer + Demo
NEW YORK -- May 3, 2011 – Take up arms, hire mercenaries, and build your own empire—the world is what you make of it. Paradox Interactive today announced that highly anticipated open-world sandbox RPG Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword has officially launched and is now available on all leading digital distribution platforms for $14.99. To celebrate, a launch trailer and the demo has been released!
Watch the Mount&Blade: With Fire and Sword launch trailer here:
With Fire and Sword, the third stand-alone title in the acclaimed Mount & Blade series, gives players the freedom to decide who both their allies and enemies are as they create their own world inspired by Henryk Sienkiewicz’s 1884 cult classic novel "With Fire and Sword." Players will plan tactical takeovers, scheme which castles to siege, and battle rival armies with traditional weapons found in previous Mount & Blade titles, as well as newly introduced firearms such as muskets and pistols. With plenty of new quests for players to partake in and a deep, immersive campaign mode, Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword continues the tradition of giving players an open-world experience like no other.
A demo of the game, which features the single player campaign up to level seven, is now available for download at: http://www.fileplanet.com/219895/210000/fileinfo/Mount&Blade-with-Fire-a...
Mount & Blade: With Sword and Fire features:
- Enhanced siege mechanics: storm the castle, blow up the walls, bribe an officer or poison the well/food to get past the defenses!
- New army and castle/town upgrade system
- The addition of firearms and explosives
- 15 new multiplayer maps and a new multiplayer mode, Captain Team Deathmatch in which players will command a squad of soldiers
- A setting based off the cult novel “With Fire and Sword” (1884) by Nobel- prize winner Henryk Sienkiewicz
- Multiple endings for high replay-ability
The game is a stand-alone game created by the independent developers Sich Studios together with Taleworlds Entertainment based on the Mount&Blade: Warband engine.
Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword is now available on all leading digital download platforms for $14.99, with a retail release following shortly. The retail box price will vary on different markets depending on retail box content.
For more information about Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword, please visit:
Buy the game here: http://www.withfireandswordgame.com/buy
Official Web page: http://www.withfireandswordgame.com/
About Taleworlds Entertainment
Taleworlds Entertainment is an independent game development studio based in Ankara, Turkey. The studios first game was Mount & Blade, a PC game that blended action/RPG/strategy elements to create a unique style of gameplay. Set in a realistic medieval world, Mount & Blade received acclaim from critics and players alike for its immersive sword-fighting system, mounted combat and innovative game mechanics. The studio is currently working on an unannounced project as well as finishing up With Fire & Sword. Read more: http://www.taleworlds.com/
About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Mount & Blade series, The Kings' Crusade, Majesty 2, Cities in Motion and Magicka. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow www.facebook.com/ParadoxInteractive and www.twitter.com/pdxinteractive and join our forum http://forum.paradoxplaza.com