Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword reloads with a big content update!
Stockholm – June 21th, 2011 – Paradox Interactive and TaleWorlds Entertainment is aiming to keep fans of Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword happy with a new and extensive content update. This update to the newly released stand-alone expansion pack Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword adds tons of features and improvements to Mount & Blade: With Fire and Sword. A trailer and a story line walkthrough has also been released!
Highly sought after features such as authentic pikemen line formations and crouching marksmen formations along with new troop commands, like volley fire & row formation, bring army tactics to a whole new level. Now pikemen will make steady their weapons in order to cripple incoming cavalry with ease! Marksmen can form multiple firing lines within their squad in order to maximize firing rates and damage output!
Other great new features include:
• New alternative melee fighting style for musketeers.
• Great new ragdoll physics effects.
• New particle and sound effects for firearms, for added realism.
• Completely redone Captain Mode introduces a new troops purchasing system & all new troops!
• Female player characters and armors!
• A rebalanced single player experience, including an improved economy, item balance, and difficulty.
• New and more realistic caravan management system. New quests.
• An improved multiplayer balance to both classes & weapons, providing more distinct play styles.
• Healthier faster horses!
• Crouching and the ability to run and reload add more styles of play.
• An all new grenade system with a new explosion model and particle effects.
Read the full patch log here:
View the Update trailer here:
Download the brand new storyline walkthrough here:
Be sure to stop by the forums to get involved in tournaments, the amazing modding scene, and to tell us what you think of these latest improvements.
Web page: http://www.withfireandsword.com
Forum: http://forum.paradoxplaza.com & http://forums.taleworlds.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 elemets 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. TaleWorlds has since made M&B: Warband and the new stand-alone expansion M&B: With Fire & Sword and is currently working on improvements to With Fire & Sword and an unannounced project.
Visit www.taleworlds.com for info, game demos, and an amazing community!
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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 firmly established PC franchises such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron series, as well as now encompassing titles on other platforms such as Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West released in 2010 on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 and the forthcoming Defenders of Ardania on iPad as well as PC.
2011 will be Paradox Interactive’s most ambitious line-up of titles to date with such anticipated releases as King Arthur II, Pirates of Black Cove and Sword of the Stars II. It is also expanding its presence in the free-to-play arena through Paradox Connect.
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