Acclaimed Viking Strategy Game ‘Northgard’ Lands Today On Switch

Acclaimed Viking Strategy Game ‘Northgard’ Lands Today On Switch

Shiro Games’ acclaimed viking strategy game is finally out on the hybrid system today!

Take command of a Viking clan and venture through a campaign mode full of uncharted territories full of riches to plunder, rival clans with which to trade, and mythical beasts to vanquish. Battle through a campaign with six clans and the Ragnarok and Relics updates from the Steam version, or battle in ranked competitive or cooperative online multiplayer, all with controls optimized for controllers.

Check out the details and launch trailer below:

Northgard, the acclaimed, million-selling Viking strategy game from Shiro Games, comes into port today on Nintendo Switch.

The console release features all the content found in the base Steam version, including the major Ragnarok and Relics updates, six clans, a lengthy single player story campaign, co-op and competitive online play across a variety of locales, such as the apocalyptic Ragnarok map, ranked play, and much more. It also incorporates many tweaks and a completely revamped user interface optimized for gamepads to ensure playing with a controller feels effortless.

A strategy game steeped in Norse mythology, Northgard has garnered critical acclaim and sold more than 1 million units on Steam since its arrival in 2018. The game follows a Viking clan exploring and settling new territories teeming with untold riches and deadly foes, ranging from dire wolves and undead warriors to giants and great dragons. To make history and bring fame to their clan, players will have to carefully manage resources, trade with rival clans, befriend or defeat mythical creatures, brave the harshest winters, and conquer unforgiving lands.

Northgard is available today on the Nintendo eShop for $34.99 / €34.99 / £31.49. Physical versions from distributor Merge Games will also be sold at retailers.

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