Aspiring emperors – ready yourselves for epic battles, cunning diplomacy and relentless conquest, as Grand Ages: Medieval makes its historical debut on PC and SteamOS today as a Special Limited Edition boxed retail edition across Europe and Export territories and Worldwide via digital outlets including the Kalypso Launcher. The PlayStation®4 version will be available across Europe and Export territories on 9th October.
As an added bonus, players picking up the Special Limited Edition boxed retail copy of Grand Ages: Medieval will also receive a tech-tree poster, a digital copy of the game’s soundtrack and access to two extra DLC packs: ‘Camelot’ and ‘Ancient Wonders’. In ‘Camelot’, rulers will start their epic journey with an impressive castle forming the centre of their starting town, while the ‘Ancient Wonders’ DLC adds six monumental historical buildings from ancient times to the world map, such as the Roman Coliseum and the Greek Acropolis.
To celebrate the release of the game, Kalypso Media is excited to share the official launch trailer showing off some of vast environments waiting to be conquered and the key gameplay mechanics that will lead would-be Emperors to glory.
View the Grand Ages: Medieval launch trailer here
About Grand Ages: Medieval
It is the year 1050 AD. At the beginning of the High Middle Ages development in Europe has seen an unprecedented level of progress as a rapidly growing population spreads across the length and breadth of the continent. New frontiers are being explored, settlements founded and vast trading routes established. As the head of one of these small settlements, it falls upon you to lead your people towards greatness. Explore a vast world, gather resources, encounter other societies and use your trading expertise to expand and make your fortune. Found new cities, progress your nation with inventive technology and protect your trade routes against barbarian attacks until you are powerful enough to begin your conquest over Europe and forge a bold new empire.
Grand Ages: Medieval is a real-time, Grand Strategy game from Gaming Minds, a Kalypso Media studio. Lead your people and advance through the decades by utilising construction, research, expansion and conquest in an area extending from Scandinavia and North Africa; to Portugal, the Caucasus and the Middle East. Rise from the humble role of a simple mayor governing a small settlement to rule over all of Europe. Experience an exciting campaign with elaborately designed cut-scenes, play by your own rules in free play or test your skills in multiplayer against up to 8 players!
Features of Grand Ages: Medieval
•Explore a gigantic game world of over 20 million square kilometres, plot strategically where to found important cities and defend your kingdom against foreign powers
•Raise an army and fight your opponents with knights, archers and cavalry
•Produce and trade 20 different goods to meet the demands of your citizens and soldiers: such as coal, fruits and pottery
•Research and utilise 50 major technological advancement of the Middle Ages: including the three-field crop rotation, the low warp loom or the longbow
•Face devastating natural disasters like storms, fires, volcanoes, droughts, earthquakes… or even the Black Death
•Challenging Multiplayer Mode for up to 8 players
The Limited Special Edition boxed version of Grand Ages: Medieval is available across Europe and Export territories now for £34.99/€39.99 for Windows PC and Worldwide via digital distribution for Windows PC and SteamOS at £29.99/€44.99/$39.99. A Windows PC version is also available via the Kalypso Launcher. The PlayStation®4 version will be available across Europe and Export territories on 9th October.