Bracknell, UK – (24 September, 2021).
The UK-based video games publisher/developer Kalypso Media and Germany-based indie games developer Gaming Minds Studios, are today very happy and excited to announce that their seafaring trade simulator “Port Royale 4” is now finally available for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles worldwide.
A brand-new launch trailer features below, demonstrating the enhanced weather and lighting effects as well as an overall performance boost available for the new-gen versions.
Port Royale 4 for new-gen consoles includes a stunning 4K game world on PS5 and Xbox Series X (1080p on Xbox Series S), cross-gen save capability and real-time cloud rendering, and is available in both standard and extended digital editions – the latter featuring exclusive digital content such as 4 lighthouses and the blueprints to 5 magnificent parks with which players can decorate their settlements. A boxed Extended Edition is also available at participating retail outlets including the ‘Buccaneers’ DLC.
The ‘Buccaneers’ DLC is also available to purchase from today at Nintendo eShop at 10% off until the 3rd of October. PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X players can also pick up the DLC from today to play the brand-new ‘Buccaneer’ game mode where players can amass a scurvy crew, capture or build their own pirate fleet and raise the notorious Jolly Roger while exploring 12,000,000 square kilometres of uncharted Caribbean Sea.
In Port Royale 4, set sail and join the colonial powers of Spain, England, France and the Netherlands in their fight for supremacy of the Caribbean in the 17th century. Take control of a colony as a young and ambitious governor and learn what it takes to manage and grow a small settlement into a bustling trader city.
Develop production chains connecting multiple islands and create complex trade routes across the Caribbean, covering the ever-growing needs of multiple cities. Make use of the detailed sea map to avoid stormy weather regions, cliffs or shallow waters. Fulfil tasks for your nation’s viceroy, earning more fame to unlock town buildings, ships and more. Conquer the cities of rival nations or hunt down their fleets with a letter of marque while also keeping a keen eye out for pirates and other privateers.
In Port Royale 4, combat encounters are turn-based, with up to 8 ships battling at once. Turn the tide with tactical captain manoeuvres to ensure a glorious victory each and every fight. Features
Choose from four colonial powerhouses: England, France, Spain and the Netherlands, each providing different benefits and unique gameplay styles
Four single player campaigns following each nation on a path to glory
Appoint a leader from four different character classes: The Explorer, Merchant, Buccaneer and Pirate
Establish and manage trade with 60 Caribbean cities in a huge game world
Navigate cliffs, shallow waters and stormy weather regions to optimize your trade routes
Choose from 50 buildings to produce goods such as rum and luxuries
Construct town buildings with neighbourhood effects to optimize productivity and manage the happiness of your citizens
Sail 18 historically authentic ships from the late 16th and 17th centuries
Engage in tactical, turn-based naval battles with powerful captains
Unlock licenses, building permits, new buildings and ships by growing reputation within your chosen nation
For more information, please visit www.kalypsomedia.com
About the Kalypso Media Group
Kalypso Media Group GmbH is a fully independent publisher, developer and marketer of interactive entertainment software with 150 employees in 10 locations throughout Germany, England, France, Japan, and the United States, including Kasedo Games, Kalypso Media’s digital-first label, and three development studios – Realmforge Studios (Dungeons series), Gaming Minds Studios (Railway Empire, Port Royale) and Claymore Game Studios (upcoming Commandos game). Kasedo Games also now holds a majority stake in France-based developer Bulwark Studios, increasing the Kalypso Media Group’s total development studios to 4.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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