1C has confirmed that King’s Bounty 2 has been delayed, the game will now launch in 2021. The developer also announced a partnership with Kock Media that will allow the unique RPG to release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in retail shops across the globe.
Developed by 1C, King’s Bounty 2 is a long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed King’s Bounty, a fine representative of turn-based RPG/tactics genre. Koch Media will be fully responsible for publishing and distribution activities covering markets worldwide through its local offices.
Offering a fresh take on the acclaimed fantasy series, King’s Bounty 2 expands upon its tactical turn-based battles to offer players a more immersive RPG experience that adds weight to their every decision, whether leading an army into battle against unliving horrors or building relations with local townsfolk. Players will experience a rich world that blends realism and fantasy, filled with compelling stories, memorable characters, and moral choices.
In King’s Bounty 2 players take on the role of one of three heroes, each has a unique personality and their background. By selecting a different character, players will change the experience
Split into two distinct phases, players traverse the realm from a third-person perspective, picking up quests, exploring the wilderness, and getting to know the people they meet. When conflict arises, however, the perspective shifts to tactical, turn-based combat. Players must then make smart use of their units as they fight to win.
“I am very happy to team up with Koch Media for our upcoming release of King’s Bounty 2 game. I believe that this is a classic example of partnership when the result is much better than just the sum of two parts”, says Nikolay Baryshnikov, CEO of 1C Entertainment.
“We are delighted to team up with 1C Entertainment for this upcoming release. King’s Bounty 2 fits perfectly into our broad portfolio of quality games for gamers. Our teams in Munich and around the world are going to support the dev team at 1C with all of our local and global publishing and marketing experience.” says Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO at Koch Media.