History-inspired RTS Ancestors Legacy for Xbox One and PC launches May 22 - Gematsu
History-inspired RTS Ancestors Legacy for Xbox One and PC launches May 22
posted on 02.06.18 at 02:50 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Multiplayer open beta now available for PC.

Ancestors Legacy

History-inspired squad-based real-time strategy game Ancestors Legacy will launch for Xbox One and PC on May 22, publisher 1C Company and developer Destructive Creations announced.

The PC version will be released worldwide through digital outlets such as Steam, with a boxed retail version available in select countries. The Xbox One digital version will be released on the Xbox Games Store on the same day.

An multiplayer open beta for the PC version is available now on Steam. All four nations represented in the game are available to try in the beta across three maps ranging in size from two to six player (one-versus-one, two-versus-two, or three-versus-three). You can also play with AI rather than people.

Here is an overview of the game, via 1C Company:

About

Take command of your army as you storm through medieval Europe in an extensive series of campaigns. Choosing one of the four available nations – Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav – you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge victorious.

Ancestors Legacy is a history-inspired real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech. Experience medieval bloodshed like never before, thanks to the cinematic action camera that puts you right in the middle of the battle at the press of a button.

Features

  • 4 playable nations in an extensive single player campaign inspired by historical events.
  • Various modes of intense multiplayer battles.
  • Advanced tactical options combining the use of terrain, experience and morale.
  • Cinematic battle camera view puts you right in the center of the action.
  • Outstanding visual fidelity powered by Unreal Engine 4.
  • Streamlined resource management and village construction.

Watch a new trailer below.

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