French studio Shiro Games, (Dune: Spice Wars and Northgard) has unveiled their update plan for the turn-based RPG Wartales. This schedule indicates that the final version of Wartales will be released in 2023’s second quarter.
Wartales was supported for a cooperative mode in December (beta release November). This mode has a limit of four players. The world can be explored together by players. They can share stories, fight and even create companions. The developers will add new development routes, a fast travel system to regions, new trading posts, custom banners, and new storage options.
Version 1.0 will release between April and June. It will add a new region, Alazar. A meeting with Wrath of the Eye, a new threat, is also announced. This will allow for an increase in the maximum development level, new champions and battle cards, as well as new arenas, arenas, battles cards, ruins, and another abandoned village (Forsaken Valley), where valuable items can be found.
Wartales allows players to travel across the vast territories that make up the Edoran empire, which has been devastated by the plague. Users control a group of mercenaries that are motivated only by profit. They must eliminate bandits and wild animal in turn-based combats, and sign contracts to receive rewards. Gamers can enhance the fighting abilities, create weapons, tools, recruit new members with unique skills, and build the camp.
Wartales was made available to Steam Early Access on December 20, 2021. The game received the co-op mode and two major patches with additional content: “Harag’s Marshlands”, and “The Great Gosenberg”. There were also four community updates that included changes made based on player feedback. The text translation to Russian is available.
Wartales has received more than 81,000 reviews, which is a 95% rating. The buyers praise the open world’s unique features, deep interconnected mechanisms, a captivating story and an expressive atmosphere reminiscent Of The Witcher Series. They also recommend the game to Battle Brothers fans. Negative reviews point out the lack of depth and monotony in the game after only a few hours.