Hack and Slash Sequel Hammerwatch II Arrives on PC Today
The four-player co-op journey across a vast, beautiful pixel art world is now available, coming to consoles at a later date
Walnut Creek, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2023) – Modus Games and Crackshell today teamed up to take on Blight the Horrible as Hammerwatch II slashed its way to PC via Steam. Face the forces of evil across varied environments while crafting weapons and potions in the all-new sequel to the classic indie hit: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1538970/Hammerwatch_II/
Today’s launch was accompanied by a new trailer showcasing the vast, diverse kingdom players will explore while working to aid King Roland’s resistance against Blight the Horrible and his dragon army. Battle massive beasts and hordes of the undead in an epic quest with brand-new features and a giant open world.
Journey through Hammer Island, the Fallowfields, and the dark mountainous regions of Blackbarrow, all created in the signature Hammerwatch pixelated art style. Build a custom Herian Hero and choose between five distinct character classes: Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Wizard and Warlock before customizing your appearance and leveling up to unlock powerful new abilities and skills.
Starting now, PC players will be treated to a fully moddable world. Edit levels, create new stories and even craft totally unique experiences unlike anything found in the base game of Hammerwatch II to truly create a distinctive adventure.
Modus Games also offers a special edition of Hammerwatch II, Hammerwatch II: The Chronicles Edition, available for purchase now for $39.99 digitally. This version of the game includes the original remastered Hammerwatch as well as additional character color palettes, facial items, and the character voice pack. An anniversary edition of the original game is also available on Steam today.
Those looking to start their quest on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 will be able to begin their own epic journey at a later dated.
For more information about Hammerwatch II, check out http://www.hammerwatch2.com/ and stay up to date with Crackshell and Modus Games on Twitter @RealCrackshell and @Modus_Games.
About Modus Games
Modus Games is a global video game publisher focused on bringing the highest level of publishing services to the best developers around the world. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Modus leverages its expansive resources and global infrastructure to offer pain-free partnerships that disrupt traditional conventions and redefine the studio-publisher relationship. As one of the fastest growing publishers in the AA space, Modus has delivered notable titles such as Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince, Cris Tales, Super Animal Royale, and Soulstice. Modus Games is part of Maximum Entertainment. Visit Modus at www.modusgames.com.
Crackshell is an indie development video game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. The studio was founded by Jochum Skoglund and Niklas Myrberg in 2013 and has specialized in gorgeous pixel art games such as Hammerwatch, Serious Sam’s Bogus Detour, and Heroes of Hammerwatch. Visit Crackshell at https://www.crackshell.dk/