Viking Age Multiplayer Close Quarter Combat set in Saxon controlled Britannia! Built on the same CQC Tech as War of the Roses; War of the Vikings delivers the next generation of Paradox’s close quarter combat focused brands that moves the setting to the Viking Age.
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Mixed (19 reviews) - 47% of the 19 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (1,812 reviews) - 59% of the 1,812 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 15, 2014

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Includes 4 items: War of the Roses Novel, War of the Roses: Kingmaker, War of the Vikings, War of the Vikings E-book: Berserker King

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Standard Edition

  • Historically Inspired Viking Age Setting.
  • Play as both the Vikings and Saxons to take or defend Britannia!
  • Skill-Based Combat System. Claim victory by mastering swinging, chopping, blocking, dodging, and a wide range of special moves to perfect your play style.
  • Best-in-Class Ranged Combat. Ranged combat that blends naturally with the close quarters experience as arrows, javelins and throwing axes soar through the air towards their targets.

Blood Eagle Edition


  • Shieldmaiden Customization DLC
  • Digital Art Book (concept art, level screen art, etc…)
  • Soundtrack
  • Unique Premium Viking Helmet
  • Unique Premium Saxon Helmet
  • All tier 1 & 2 armor patterns unlocked (leveling required)
  • Bonus Coins to begin customizing faster

About This Game

Viking Age Multiplayer Close Quarter Combat set in Saxon controlled Britannia!
Built on the same CQC Tech as War of the Roses; War of the Vikings delivers the next generation of Paradox’s close quarter combat focused brands that moves the setting to the Viking Age. All of these factors enabled us to create a game experience that has an increased intensity, improved accessibility, and more intuitive combat experiences ensuring you're always presented with interesting choices.


Coins will be used for unlocking cosmetic items in War of the Vikings and earned during normal gameplay or added by purchase.
Note: The "Lifetime Viking Pass" does not include special event or charity items.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista (Service Pack 2)
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.6 GHz processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB DDR3 Shader Model 4.0 compatible card (minimum: Nvidia GeForce™ GTX 560, AMD Radeon™ HD 6870) 512mb
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Non-gaming Laptops and Onboard Video Cards and 4:3 resolution are not officially supported.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1)
    • Processor: Quad Core Intel or AMD processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2048MB DDR5 Shader Model 5.0 compatible card (recommended: Nvidia GeForce™ GTX 680, AMD Radeon™ HD 7990)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Non-gaming Laptops and Onboard Video Cards and 4:3 resolution are not officially supported.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 16
I bought it very early for the potential it had. Played it a little, decided to play more once it's finished.

And two years later, rather than finished or still developing, the game is dead and gone. Abandoned.

Steer clear from here.
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13 of 21 people (62%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
36.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 3
This game was a fraud, paradox did a refund to all the customers who preordered the valhalla edition, nobody is playing it anymore and the game was abandoned by their devs/publisher. Rly go away from paradox sales and buy something from a good publisher who cares about their products and their clients.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
difficult but nice.

Sadly there is almost no players on any of the servers.
now days.

mostly the same song on repeat.
could be abit more varity to it. it is mostly the same. just diffrent rythms.

controlls are ok.

Grafics is not the best. but for a multi player viking game so is it better than M&B Viking conquest.

nice unlock mecanic for weapons and armour.
could be more to change between. if not to be better so would atleast there be nice whith more diffrences between them like rusty mails. shiny mails. black mails. bloody mails. long and short mails ect
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1,190.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
Unless you intend to buy the game with a large discount, issues such as hit detection, exploits to force damage through blocks (spin attacks), map glitches, and unbalanced weaponry (bows and shields being overpowered) make this game not worth its price. Most new players either do not stick around, or they end up playing with overpowered equipment and perks.
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
Recommended
156.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
If you like being a saxon or viking and killing others then this is the perfect game for you. I enjoy it for hours at a time. endless battling, cant get any better then that.
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1 of 7 people (14%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 4
this game is awsome
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3 of 12 people (25%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
938.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 3
GOTY 2014-2016
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
391 of 412 people (95%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1,322.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 25, 2015
I have over 1000 hours in this game. I love it. Truly.

I cannot recommend it anymore.

The game was updated in January to it's current build, 1.5. They switched to a new server-side hit detection system. Now nothing works. Hits don't work. Blocks don't work. Interrupts don't work.

The game, in it's current state, is unplayable. It is a shadow of its former self.

Save your money.
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472 of 556 people (85%) found this review helpful
440 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
75.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 18, 2015
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME, its complete Bull-shiat and hasnt left the Alpha phase in 2 years. If you want to spend 23,99€ go and buy a Porn hub Premium account for 3 Months,trust me you gonna have more fun then playing this shiatty game.
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196 of 213 people (92%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
43.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 3, 2015
Game was great, but developers abandoned it in an unfinished state, and now it's deserted.
Do not buy this game.
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Sweety Carrot
5.4 hrs
Posted: September 9
Game is dead now.
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Leviathan
19.3 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 3
Just...do yourself a favour and do not buy this.

Everything that made its pre-decessor interesting, engaging and fun is left out and everything that was bad about it is there again.

It hurts to say, but this one is a failure.
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