London, United Kingdom – February 18th, 2021.
UKIYO Publishing and Overhype Studios are proud to announce that its critically acclaimed procedurally-generated tactics title “Battle Brothers” is coming to Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo Eshop on March 11th, 2021.
Pre-orders are available now, offering a discount of 15% off the game and all of its add-on content. The core game will retail for $29.99 / £22.99 / €27.99, while a comprehensive bundle will be available that includes the main game and premium DLC expansions: Beasts & Exploration, Warriors of the North, and Blazing Deserts, for $60.98 / £50.98 / €58.98, offering an additional 5% savings. For further information on all the add-on packs, check out their descriptions on the Nintendo eShop now.
Having launched on PC to rave reviews in 2017, Battle Brothers is a turn-based tactical RPG in which players accrue their own mercenary gang in a gritty, medieval fantasy world. You decide who to hire, where to go, what contracts to take on, and how to manage your private militia. Running a company requires blood, sweat and tears as you balance your budget, equip your crew, and do whatever it takes to put food on the table as you wander through this unforgiving world.
Once in combat, Battle Brothers is a different kind of tactical affair, as you position your players into place. They best be well equipped, however, as different weapons will have different advantages and disadvantages against the rogue gallery of cronies. Split shields with axes, stun enemies with a mace, form a phalanx with spears, or crush enemy armor with a warhammer. Everything in Battle Brothers is permanent, so once you lose a soldier, they’re gone forever. And if you lose your whole squad, it’s game over! The world of Battle Brothers is rough and unforgiving, ensuring that the stakes are always high both in battle and in the monetary management outside of it.
“Battle Brothers is a game designed to both challenge the players and their tactics and to generate memorable, unique stories. Stories of defeat, drama and despair but also stories of heroism and exciting victories,” said Jan Taaks of Overhype Studios.
“Games as complex and deep as Battle Brothers are rare on the Switch and being finally able to play it while on the road is a very exciting prospect for us!”
“We quickly found ourselves addicted to Battle Brothers and knew it would be a perfect product for Switch, where you can game on the go… or at home when someone else is occupying the TV,” said Martin Hann of UKIYO Publishing.
“It takes you on such compelling expeditions that having it in portable mode feels like cozying up to a good book.”
What Critics are saying:
“It’s a very lovely thing indeed” – Rock, Paper, Shotgun
“What you get when Game of Thrones has a one-night stand with X-COM” – PC Gamer
“Easily the leading candidate for indie game of 2017” – Ragequit
More information on Battle Brothers:
Follow UKIYO Publishing on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ukiyopublishing?lang=en
Like UKIYO Publishing on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ukiyopublishing/
Visit the Battle Brothers website: http://battlebrothersgame.com/
Follow Overhype Studios on Twitter: https://twitter.com/overhypestudios?lang=en
Like Overhype Studios on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/overhypestudios/
About Overhype Studios
Overhype Studios is an independent game developer studio from Hamburg, Germany. Devoted to making great games that they want to play Overhype Studios strives to reflect the creativity, complexity and originality from the old days when game developers were passionate gamers, not corporate businessmen. To create their breakthrough hit Battle Brothers, Overhype drew inspiration from titles such as the original X-Com, Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat and Jagged Alliance.
About UKIYO Publishing
UKIYO Publishing specialises in offering help to indie developers that would like to see their games reach their maximum potential. Based in London, UKIYO’s team has worked in the games industry for over a decade, and has a proven track record publishing games and helping developers with their project management and development requirements. For more details on UKIYO, check out the website: http://ukiyo-publishing.com
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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