Violent Space Glory of the Darkest Kind

Posted on 24 Jan 2018 by
Stephen Haselden

Currently I’m using a combination of Iron while and overt cynicism to keep a lid on my excitement, but its not holding. The news that has me so hyped is this.

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II

The future is looking dark indeed for those living in the Gothic sector of the Imperium. It’s also looking a whole lot more exciting too, if you like death and destruction.

Much of the excitement for the space based RTS Battlefleet Gothic: Armada (BFGA), has cooled down. Basically the game needed a bit more variation, and depth to the missions. But there are few games that do RTS spaceship battle better BFGA, and none that do it with W40K.

With the promise of a sequel everything that was mediocre about BFG has the promise of being improved, and everything that’s fantastic about BFGA (and there’s a lot) has the promise of truly incredible.

But here’s the really exciting part, you can choose from twelve factions including: Necrons and Tyranids.

I knew you’d like that.


Official Press Release

Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive announce and unveil Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 with a Reveal Trailer!

Bastion – Jan 24, 2018 12:03 GMT

Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive are pleased to officially announce the development for PC of the sequel to Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, the real-time strategy game that portrays the epic space battles from the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Get a first sneak peek at the game in the official Reveal Trailer!

Largely expanding on the groundwork laid out by the first game, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 is a full-blown sequel – bigger, richer, more impressive and more ambitious than the original game. It will include, at launch, all 12 factions from the original tabletop game and its expansion Armada it is based on: the Imperial Navy, Space Marines, Adeptus Mechanicus, Necrons, Chaos, Aeldari Corsairs, Aeldari Craftworld, Drukhari, the T’au Merchant and Protector Fleets, Orks, and finally, the Tyranids.

The latest dramatic story development in theWarhammer 40,000 universe, the Gathering Storm and the 13th Black Crusade, will serve as the canvas for several, extensive and dynamic campaigns.

With bigger battles, refined gameplay, improved multiplayer modes and features for a better and more balanced online experience, improvements across the board and even more customisation options for fleets and ships, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 promises to be the ultimate Warhammer 40,000 space battle experience.

The game is planned for release on PC in 2018, and will be first presented to the press during Focus’s yearly event in Paris, le What’s Next de Focus, on February 7-8.

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