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The Banner Saga - Factions, a Part of a Game

by Myrthos, 2012-10-27 00:03:04

Stoic, the developers of The Banner Saga are releasing The Banner Saga: Factions this winter. Factions is the multiplayer combat part of The Banner Saga, which allows you to play online and check out the combat system for yourself.

Here is an overview of the features:

Match up against other players in multiplayer comba 

  • Challenge your opponent in fierce battles where only the skilled shall prevail
  • Get matched up against other players based on the relative power of your team to help keep fights fair and fun
  • Play Factions entirely for free; no "energy" system or other gating mechanisms to keep you from playing without purchasing something
Competitive and addictive turn-based combat
  • A unique combat system designed from the ground up with the goal of creating deep strategy: build a team out of hundreds of possible combinations and take into account their abilities, willpower bonuses, positioning, initiative and many other factors
  • Upgrade your characters to improve their stats and promote them to access their unique ability
  • Form your party based on creating a strategy that takes advantage of their unique stats and abilities

Navigate through the City of Strand

  • Go to the Proving Grounds to assemble your team and upgrade your characters
  • Visit the Mead House to access new characters
  • Go to the Weaver's Hut to create your custom banner
  • Browse the Trophy Tower, where you can see your achievements
  • When you're ready to fight, head to the Great Hall at the top of the hill

 And more...

  • The Banner Saga: Factions will be available for both PC and Mac. You will also be able to download via the official website (this one) or through the Steam store
  • As a game free to everyone, you'll never have problems finding people to play against
  • Constantly being updated with new content as it gets built!

Information about

Banner Saga

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Strategy-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released