505 Games and Hidden Path Entertainment today announced that Defense Grid 2, the sequel to the 2008 tower defense critical hit, will launch on September 23, 2014. The game is currently available for pre-order on Steam and will be released for digital download on PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Hidden Path Entertainment is hosting demos of Defense Grid 2 this week during Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, to showcase the game’s user-created content tool, DG Architect. New art assets for Defense Grid 2, including screenshots and gameplay footage, have been released for Gamescom and can be downloaded below.
Gamers interested in Defense Grid 2 will find a robust pre-order campaign on Steam. In addition to receiving ten percent off of the launch price, consumers who pre-purchase Defense Grid 2 now will receive immediate access to the beta (currently only for Windows users). As more people pre-order, additional incentive tiers will be unlocked, including the original Defense Grid digital art book, a free copy of the Containment expansion to Defense Grid: The Awakening*, and much more. Visit http://store.steampowered.com/app/221540/ for more details.
For more information on Defense Grid 2, please visit http://www.hiddenpath.com/games/defense-grid-2/