The long-awaited sequel to the beloved indie hit, Hammerwatch, has officially launched today. Modus Games and Crackshell have once again partnered up to deliver Hammerwatch II, a grand four-player co-op adventure set in a vast and meticulously designed pixel art world. The game is now available on PC via Steam, with a console release on the horizon.
The sequel allows players to embark on a heroic quest to help King Roland thwart the evil Blight the Horrible and his menacing dragon army. Along the way, players will face an array of fierce foes, from gargantuan beasts to relentless undead, all while traversing through diverse terrains such as the scenic Hammer Island, the picturesque Fallowfields, and the ominous regions of Blackbarrow.
Hammerwatch II stands apart with its refreshed features, including an expansive open world and enhanced gameplay elements. The title’s launch was celebrated with the release of an action-packed trailer, giving players a glimpse of the epic journey that awaits them. Interested gamers can feast their eyes on the launch trailer here.
As players venture into this vast world, they’ll have the opportunity to craft their unique Herian Hero. The game offers a choice of five distinct character classes – Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Wizard, and Warlock. Once chosen, players can further customize their hero’s appearance and harness new abilities and skills as they level up.
In a significant update from its predecessor, Hammerwatch II introduces a fully moddable world, allowing players to edit levels, curate new stories, and craft unparalleled experiences that diverge entirely from the base game. This unique feature offers endless opportunities for imaginative storytelling and gameplay experiences.
For die-hard fans and newcomers alike, Modus Games has released a special edition: Hammerwatch II: The Chronicles Edition. Priced at $39.99, this digital edition comes bundled with the remastered original Hammerwatch game and boasts additional features like extra character color palettes, facial items, and an exclusive character voice pack. Additionally, a celebratory anniversary edition of the original Hammerwatch has been unveiled on Steam.
Console players, fret not! The captivating universe of Hammerwatch II will be coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 at a later, yet-to-be-announced date.
For those eager to dive into this exciting pixelated world, Hammerwatch II is now accessible for PC players here. Happy questing!