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 (1,807 reviews) - 59% of the 1,807 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 15, 2014

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Buy Vikings & Roses - Unleash the War Pack

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.
Helpful customer reviews
94 of 104 people (90%) found this review helpful
123 people found this review funny
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
*log in expecting to be ragnar*
*throws axe in teammates head from 2 feet away mid-fight*
*log out as rollo*
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54 of 73 people (74%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
200.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 12
The new "unofficial Update" brought many fixes and finally made the game playable again. i can really recommend this game now. one of my most loved games
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
Where are the people, this game is on humble bundle and yet all i see are 12 people scattered across like 2-3 game servers. The average people are spending is $6 meaning most people of the 51,000 or more that got the bundle have this game. I can only assume these people are ghosts of some holiday or something like humble bundles past cause 12 people in a game thats this fantastic is horrible to see. I did come across a bunch of crashes and there is always one and it happens when i hit the play button once then if i hit it again it runs, and just recently it crashed mid game as i was readying an attack.
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7 of 12 people (58%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
379.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
This game is PURE GOLD!!!!!!!!!!!

I recommend this game mainly because its magicaly historically authentic with all equipment you can have on your character, swords one handed also axes are good every 3th in one sequence will have its own name like "Brynjubitr, Fenirs Claw - from Egil's saga, and much more there is like too many swords in the game you can have *-*.......... Also you have unique Saxson swords like "Devilsbane"
Axes are also amazing O*O but i want short rewiew i know ppl are lazy to read

[[i] Now gameplay i know there are too many players who still plays the game cry [/i] "This game sucks i hit ghosts"
OK WELL CRY BABES IF YOU BALANCE YOUR HITS AND UNDERSTAND GAMEPLAY AND LEARN FROM THE GAME ITSELF YOU WILL SEE THAT GAME HAS TO OFFER GOOD DEAL OF FUN WIPE YOUR CRY BABIES FACES AND START THINK TO IMPROVE YOURSELFS IN THE GAME AND EVERYONE WHO TELLS THAT GAME IS ♥♥♥♥ IS A ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ AND LOOSER WHO CRYES LIKE A BABY
Hmhmm well i'm really annoyed by them but that is their problem.

Well gameplay you have stamina with every hit and some special move you will reduce your stamina.
But your enemy has the same problem so don't worry be pro and carry on.

Also game has similar War of the Roses gameplay style but different in it's own way.

I wish Blood eagle edition is free only thing i regret in this game its you need to buy some stuff like Sheildmaiden and Berserk unlock so you can customize your own.

And all in all game is worth your time and your money but i recommend you get this game on sale when is 75% because everybody likes sales and you will pay 5,99 euros and well you see that you will save money but you should better get blood eagle edition.

And as conclusion who likes historical games he will find this game amazing ;)


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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
57.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 5
Dead game with prrobably around 40 players but i enjoy the hell out of it. Ping has a big factor but the game is enjoyable even when you are getting murdered. Something about saving up to buy a new ax really speaks to me.
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