Get ready to embark on the conclusion of the Viking trilogy!
In collaboration with Stoic Studios, independent video game publisher Versus Evil have announced today that the third and final chapter in the award winning Viking RPG trilogy, Banner Saga 3 will be launching on July 24th, 2018 for PC, Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. 505 Games will also be publishing a physical retail package – The Banner Saga Trilogy: Bonus Edition for both Xbox One and Playstation 4 on the same day which will include the entire Viking trilogy plus a mini art book, poster, best of soundtrack and in-game digital items. No word on the Trilogy package coming to Nintendo Switch, however Stoic Studios has said “Once we have details on Switch timing we’ll announce it”.
In addition, John Watson, Technical Director of Stoic had this to say about the games launch and how the studio feels about it finally being complete.
“Banner Saga 3 represents the feeling of closure but also immense accomplishment to a trilogy that has been at the very fabric of our lives for many years. We’re ever thankful to the fans and backers that have shared this epic journey with us and helped us deliver what we feel is a fitting end to our Viking adventure.”
The team also unveiled the PC pre-order offer details for the “Dredge Ally Pack”. Fans who digitally pre-order the game through Steam or other digital PC retailers will get the following in-game items as a bonus:
- Dredge Stoneguard Character – Rank 10 Hero called Kivi
- Unique Combat Ability: Tank
- Unique Dredge Item – Sculptor’s Tools
- Exclusive Dredge Heraldry
- Unique Heroic Title: “Shield Cleaver’
- Exclusive Banner Saga 3 Overture Track – by Grammy-nominated and two-time BAFTA winning composer Austin Wintory
Last but not least, there will be three digital versions of the game at launch. The Standard Edition on PC will be available for $24.99 / £18.74. The Deluxe Edition will be priced at $29.99 / £22.49 and will include the game’s official soundtrack composed by Austin Wintory in addition to a digital wallpaper, world map and the “Gold Wasp” in-game title. The Legendary Edition of the game which is priced at $39.99 / £29.99 will include everything that comes in the Deluxe Edition as well as the exclusive “Shadow Walker” Heroic Title, the “Petrie Clan Ring” exclusive legendary item and digital novel “Gift of Hadrborg”.
The Banner Saga Trilogy: Bonus Edition will be priced at $39.99 for both consoles as well. There has been no confirmation that the multiple editions of the game will be coming to console, however if you are interested in picking the game on PC when it launches this July, feel free to check out the Banner Saga 3 Steam page and add it to your wishlist!
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