Experience the world of Ancaria in its full glory with Sacred 2: Gold Edition. Containing Sacred 2 Fallen Angel and the awesome add-on Ice and Blood. Defeat countless dangerous enemies; capture powerful weapons and valuable treasures. Prepare yourself for the ultimate battle and become a legend.
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Release Date: Dec 21, 2012

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Experience the world of Ancaria in its full glory with Sacred 2: Gold Edition. Containing Sacred 2 Fallen Angel and the awesome add-on Ice and Blood. Defeat countless dangerous enemies; capture powerful weapons and valuable treasures. Prepare yourself for the ultimate battle and become a legend.


Sacred 2 Fallen Angel

Poised on the brink of destruction and threatened by overwhelming chaos, a mysterious energy source is spreading across the world of Ancaria. Leaving mutation and terror in its wake, this living energy has become the razors edge on which all else is balanced. The powers of Light and Shadow are destined to collide in an ill fated battle that could tear apart the fabric of life itself.


Sacred 2 Ice & Blood

Expanding the world of Ancaria, Ice & Blood features two new regions, a new playable character and tons of new items, enemy’s, weapons and missions.

Key Features


  • An immense, seamless fantasy world with gorgeous and detailed dungeons
  • The light and shadow campaign allows you do be a hero or a destroyer
  • Configure and develop one of seven characters
  • Collect thousands of weapons and pieces of armour
  • Call your carrier imp whenever you want and let him carry your treasures
  • Charge into battle on your mount
  • More than 500 Quests are waiting for you

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Microsoft® Windows XP (32 / 64 Bit) with Service Pack 3 / Vista (32 / 64 Bit) with Service Pack 1
    • Processor:2,4 GHz Processor
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Graphics card 256 MB RAM, DirectX® 9.0c compatible, with Pixel Shader 2.0 support (from nVidia® GeForce™ 6800 or ATI® Radeon® X800)
    • Hard Drive:20 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible sound card
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    Mostly Positive (17 reviews)
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    Mixed (944 reviews)
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    Princess EG
    ( 40.0 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 25
    Great game, and lots of family fun!
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    Max
    ( 29.1 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 24
    One of the best games in my youth
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    Gothknight
    ( 24.4 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 24
    excellent game
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    ||
    ( 7.7 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 24
    Unfortunately this is by far worse than the first part and the best example how to ruin a good game
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    ShaunofAwesome
    ( 6.7 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 22
    Very unstable
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    Sun's Delusion
    ( 71.0 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 20
    great game, have yet to find better
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    Sarkoth
    ( 10.8 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 19
    Mildly uninspired second game. While the first Sacred was very unique and different to Diablo, the second one tried to dumb things down to jump aboard the bandwagon. It's not a bad game per se, but not really a good one either.
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    AcydBuZZ
    ( 0.3 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 17
    Absolutely one of the best Diablo clones in existence, I hesitate to even call it such as it outshines it's own inspiration in almost every way. First up, the open-world of Ancaria is massive. I have well over 100 hours combined into my favorite Seraphim and Dryad characters and have yet to open every spot on the map. Next, almost everything in the world is 3d modeled as opposed to 2d sprites as in a lot of others. The variety of character personalities/classes is quite interesting if they are flashy versions of most ARPG stereotypes. I do suggest the Seraphim as she becomes a magical/divine powerhouse rather quickly. Although I'm presently hoping Steam gives me a refund on this PC version (my laptop just doesn't wanna run it), I can't imagine the Xbox 360 version being any better than PC would. Even as well as the console controls were done, the interface screams M&K. Highly Recommended!
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    Silver Felyne
    ( 11.9 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 13
    Sacred 2 is a great game.
    I loved playing it for hours on the console and it's even better on PC.
    There are only two things wrong with Sacred 2.
    -It's extremely hard to launch, requiring fiddling with the files every time I want to launch it.
    -No multiplayer outside of LAN. (And it's still balanced for Online Multiplayer. I.E. No Reclassing)

    Still, if you don't mind plunging into the files every time you want to launch (Or your operating system can run it as-is), it's a great game.
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    azzthom
    ( 48.7 hrs on record )
    Posted: June 3
    A Diablo clone with an open world. Multiple difficulties with some items only dropping on the highest. Several different classes and a character build system with surprising depth. Highly recommended.
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    2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    40.0 hrs on record
    Posted: June 25
    Great game, and lots of family fun!
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    3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    29.1 hrs on record
    Posted: June 24
    One of the best games in my youth
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    1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    0.3 hrs on record
    Posted: June 17
    Absolutely one of the best Diablo clones in existence, I hesitate to even call it such as it outshines it's own inspiration in almost every way. First up, the open-world of Ancaria is massive. I have well over 100 hours combined into my favorite Seraphim and Dryad characters and have yet to open every spot on the map. Next, almost everything in the world is 3d modeled as opposed to 2d sprites as in a lot of others. The variety of character personalities/classes is quite interesting if they are flashy versions of most ARPG stereotypes. I do suggest the Seraphim as she becomes a magical/divine powerhouse rather quickly. Although I'm presently hoping Steam gives me a refund on this PC version (my laptop just doesn't wanna run it), I can't imagine the Xbox 360 version being any better than PC would. Even as well as the console controls were done, the interface screams M&K. Highly Recommended!
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    2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    11.9 hrs on record
    Posted: June 13
    Sacred 2 is a great game.
    I loved playing it for hours on the console and it's even better on PC.
    There are only two things wrong with Sacred 2.
    -It's extremely hard to launch, requiring fiddling with the files every time I want to launch it.
    -No multiplayer outside of LAN. (And it's still balanced for Online Multiplayer. I.E. No Reclassing)

    Still, if you don't mind plunging into the files every time you want to launch (Or your operating system can run it as-is), it's a great game.
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    3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
    Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
    215 of 240 people (90%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    28.2 hrs on record
    Posted: February 18, 2014
    Personal opinion: Get this game instead of Sacred 3 if you're looking for an Action RPG!

    My first impression playing this game back in 2010 was pretty special. I started a Dryad (hey, they looked hot and I love Druids) and watched the fairly epic cinematic, after which I was placed on a beach with a kind of a mentor beside me. I guess the gods didn't smile upon him on that day though, because somehow I ended up having to tutor myself. First thing I noticed when gaining control was the graphics. One word. Wow. They are incredible, and the attention to detail is pretty much un-parallelled. Leaves being side swept, a little bird making his nest - hundreds of small things that leave you with a warm and fuzzy feeling inside. Even now in 2014, it still looks great.

    I still have that Dryad - but I specced her so badly that she is broken beyond repair. I highly recommend using the Sacred 2 Wiki for help with builds. There is no respec option, and if you find yourself wanting to play it all the way to Niob, your spec pretty much needs to be perfect.

    The sound is good as well, although the voice acting is bad. Not terribad but bad enough that you treasure the fact that only the main quests have voiced dialogue.

    Moving on; most of the classes in the game are innovative and fresh. Whoever saw an ancient Egyptian-inspired Anubis-like robot thingie before as a class? Packing an alien blaster along with his hammer no less. Very fresh, very fun. You diversify a bit by choosing a god and one of two campaigns (good or evil), which adds a good deal of replayability. Rather annoyed by the fact that you can't select gender for the classes though. Some years ago I never touched any female class, for some reason. Thankfully I outgrew it, or I would have missed out on half of this game.

    The story is fairly weak, but the focus doesn't really lie there either, as it gives you hundreds of side quests left and right. In fact there are so many, I find myself skipping half of them. Many of them are kind of like MMO quests in a sense. Very generic; a silly story behind it and mediocre rewards. But it works, somehow. In one early side quest though, you are pitted against the game's first boss. This was a pleasant surprise - as once you engage a boss monster, the camera centers on the boss and the game spits out some cool music. He took a serious pounding too, so it was a good moment.

    The map is gigantic; as far as I know it has the biggest world in an action RPG, ever. I have still not explored everything after well over 100 hours of play (played it on a disc version most of the time), and there are several optional bosses where you can see how good (or bad) your build is. Bosses can be incredibly punishing, but they are also a lot of fun. Keep your thumb on the spacebar.

    The difficulty level when playing Bronze is extremely easy the first 2-3 hours. I considered re-starting several times and selecting Silver instead. But it's gotten more challenging. This really depends on the class and spec you want to play. I have one character in Platinum; a Seraphim, and I still find the class a lot of fun. I have chosen to spec her both with Sword / Shield and Ranged (for BeeEffGee). This'll likely hurt me quite a bit if I reach Niob, but for now it works well. I like being able to change things up now and then.

    Multiplayer is dead, unfortunately. Seems Ascaron went and got themselves bankrupt, and was forced to shut down their US servers. EU servers still worked when I started playing it back in 2010, but I believe they are shut down as well.

    All in all though, great game. Sort of a diamond in the rough but if you can see past some bugs, crashes and general hiccups, you may find yourself in love with this game, like me. I've played it for about 120 hours; I am on my third version of the game now, and after experiencing just one in-game crash in 14 hours of playing, I can finally, after many years, recommend this game. On the previous versions it probably crashed between 2-300 times in 100 hours of playing.

    Since I wrote the review the game has crashed 7 times in 28 hours of play. Still not too bad, considering I've had PhysX enabled all that time.
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    133 of 139 people (96%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    22.5 hrs on record
    Posted: December 12, 2013
    Sacred 2 is a Diablo-style action RPG set in a truly massive world. Its largest selling point is probably just that – this game is almost excessively huge. Sacred 2 features an incredible world packed with nearly 600 quests and a sprawling map that you’ll be unlikely to have seen even a quarter of in 20 hours. Every building is able to be entered (many with multiple floors), every NPC speaks, and most containers have loot stashed away in them. As typical of the genre, Sacred 2 offers multiple difficulties to unlock for even more replayability.

    Looting is another huge draw – practically every enemy will drop loot, all with different stats and colorations. If one enemy doesn’t drop anything, you’ll soon have another 10 or more on screen anyway. Monsters, animals, and humanoids alike creep in every corner, waiting to swarm your character. To cope with this, you’re given a wide range of distinctly different player characters, each with an array of different armor, weaponry, special moves, and unique mounts (although all may buy horses as well).

    Combat is fast, though oftentimes mindless, fun. No matter the character, you’re always open to many ways to play, from magic, to ranged, to multiple forms of melee (sword & shield, dual wielding, axes, clubs, etc.). Your mount, whether unique to your class or a horse, also opens up another combat style with its own unique stats and, for some, attacks. Enemies range from normal humans to mythical beasts such as harpies and werewolves, each with variations in stats, attacks, and appearances, guaranteeing you’ll have plenty of new monsters to slay your entire journey.

    Sacred 2’s saving grace to the argument of it being “just another clone” is that it’s already fully aware of being a clone filled with various clichés. The game doesn’t take itself seriously; one moment you have men in bunny suits attacking you, another moment you’re fending off mutated sheep who’ve decided you should be food instead. Sacred 2 plays on its light-hearted silliness with quests such as those, jokes galore (cemeteries house plenty in particular), and fourth wall breaking moments – for instance, the Seraphim is fully aware she can’t proceed without the player and will make her grievances known quite vocally if you leave her standing alone for a short while. This both saves it from coming across as a simple clone and gives it plenty of character of its own.

    It has its flaws, like all games. The biggest irritant might possibly be its camera, which attempts to be both isometric and standard 3rd person at the same time, often leading to it spiraling around awkwardly. Another point to make is not necessarily a flaw, but could be a massive turn off for some: the bright colors, voice acting, and purposeful ridiculousness of Sacred 2 could easily put off someone looking for a serious RPG, or possibly come across as poor quality before it becomes more apparent the game is using its clichés as a joke.

    Overall, I’d happily recommend it to fans of Diablo style games, particularly those who love to explore, as you’ll have a lot to see, and hours and hours of combat-filled gameplay. Sacred 2 is truly an overlooked gem.
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    141 of 160 people (88%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    204.8 hrs on record
    Posted: May 6, 2014
    This is my favorite action role playing game! A huge map to explore with various landscapes and many hidden places. There are 7 different classes with different ways to skill. But the most addictive part for me is the hunt for massive loot... set armors, unique weapons and random roled rare items.
    But its highly recommended to install the latest Community Patch. It brings more content and is fixing some of never solved bugs by the bankrupt vendor.
    Negative points are tricky camera handling and the very instable source code. Its often crashes because of memory leak.
    Multiplayer is only possible with LAN mode. If you want to play online use VPN tools like Tunngle.

    If you like ARPG's like Diablo combined with a large open world so go for it!

    8.5 of 10 points!
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    94 of 103 people (91%) found this review helpful
    Recommended
    12.3 hrs on record
    Posted: October 29, 2014
    There is endless stuff to do, quests everywhere, loot everywhere, levels up and powers and BLIND GUARDIAN god I love this game.

    That Said, WINDOWS 8 PLAYERS READ THIS.
    If it won't run you may need to set compatibility settings.

    So go to
    \Steam\steamapps\common\Sacred 2 Gold\system
    Then right click Sacred2.exe and click compatibility.
    Select Windows XP Service Pack 3 compatibility settings
    Check "Run this program as an administrator"
    Apply then restart your computer. Easy Peasy.
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    209 of 280 people (75%) found this review helpful
    142 people found this review funny
    Recommended
    0.5 hrs on record
    Posted: May 24, 2015
    I now own every Blind Guardian album.
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