Publisher Tripwire Interactive and developer Torn Banner Studios have announced multiplayer first person slasher Chivalry II for PC. It will launch in 2020 via the Epic Games Store, where it will be exclusive for one year.
Here is an overview of the game, via its official website:
Chivalry II is a multiplayer first person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Players are thrust into the action of every iconic moment of the era – from the thunder of cavalry charges, to storms of flaming arrows, sprawling castle sieges and more.
- Epic Cinematic Experience – Dominate massive 64-player battlefields. Catapults tear the earth apart as players lay siege to castles, set fire to villages and slaughter filthy peasants in the return of grand Team Objective maps. Ride to war on horseback and claim glory by your blade.
- Become a Knight of Legend – Escape your mundane life. Are ye a heroic warrior, or a blood-soaked murderer? Keep fighting and gurgling out battlecries even when wounded, bleeding out and missing limbs. Enhanced player expression brings thousands of hilarious new voice-lines and deep character customization.
- Master the Blade – Unleash your inner beast with weighty, physical and satisfying combat. A revamped, faster and more fluid combat system offers an expanded range of creative choices, allowing players to perfect their playstyle. Immersive sound and effects ensure every blow lands with the sickening thud of steel sinking into bone.