Wartales is an open world RPG in which you lead a group of mercenaries in their search for wealth across a massive medieval universe. Explore the world, recruit companions, collect bounties and unravel the secrets of the tombs of the ancients!
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Release Date:
Dec 1, 2021

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Because our goal is to make Wartales the best game it can possibly be, and working alongside our wonderful community in Early Access is the most sure fire way to go about that! Early Access provides us an avenue to to collaborate with our players to ensure that not only does Wartales become the best game that we can possibly make it, but ultimately is an unforgettable experience for as wide a range of players as possible.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our current estimation is around 12 months but it could be even sooner, depending on how quickly we are able to reach our milestones and implement all of our planned features and content. But there’s no rush, we just want to ensure that whenever the final release may be, the game is exactly where it needs to be.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Throughout Early Access, we plan to release a number of updates that will add a vast array of new content to the game, ranging from additional regions, more diverse opponents, new battle rules and modes, and additional content for every aspect of the game and more. Alongside these updates we will be seeing regular improvements, bug fix and balance patches.

We expect Wartales to change and grow wildly over the course of the Early Access program, and are fully committed to working closely with our players push the game to where it needs to be for its eventual full release.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access contains 3 whole regions, each having between 10 and 15 hours of gameplay content, and more can be played using systemic content generation. It also contains about 550 different items, 240 skills and 30 playable classes. As development continues, we will add new regions and their exclusive content, as well as increase the amount of generated content.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Wartales will have a set introductory Early Access price before a small increase upon its official release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We plan to heavily involve the community in our development of the game, so any and all feedback, comments, suggestions and criticism is more than welcome. As such, we encourage our Early Access users to join us on Discord, where the whole development team is available and looking forward to hearing your feedback and suggestions. We will have an in game feature that allows you to send direct bug reports and we will also be closely monitoring the Steam Community forums.”
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“Wartales is exciting, beautiful, with a well-conducted atmosphere [...]”

“From the first moments, what strikes in Wartales is the quality of its artistic direction.”

“A very interesting game for lovers of the classic sandbox-style role-playing game.”

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About This Game

A century has passed since the fall of the Edoran Empire at the hands of an unprecedented plague that swept the nation. Now, the land is rife with mercenary work, banditry and thievery, with honor having become an almost entirely forgotten virtue.

Now, prepare to lead a group of unscrupulous characters in a massive open world where combat, death and a thirst for riches will dictate your day to day life. You are not the hero of this story, destined to usher in a new era of peace. Your goal is solely to survive and thrive in this harsh and hostile world, by any means necessary…

Only the bravest and most ambitious can hope to see their story written in the Wartales!

Lead a group of mercenaries on a dangerous quest for riches and recognition in a medieval world ravaged by destitution and greed, recruiting new companions with numerous unique specializations, skill sets, weapon preferences and personalities.

Customize your group's skills, equipment, and appearance with an intuitive RPG progression and crafting system, while developing your camp with luxuries, tools, and equipment to help your team endure and recover from the hardships each day brings.

Journey through a vast, open world in your quest for notoriety, wealth, and recognition, immersing yourself in lively villages and remnants of a bygone era. Explore abandoned mines, tombs, and camps as you piece together the history of this harsh world.

Collect bounties and take on contracts. From protecting the innocent from petty thieves to defeating the land's most notorious figures, there's no such thing as a profit too small to take.

Overcome your foes with a tactical turn-based combat system that rewards careful planning and strategic thinking, selecting the best combination of characters, equipment, and tactics to succeed in each unique battle.

Traverse the vast open world of Wartales as a band of up to 4 players, planning tactics and devising a strategy before confronting some of the many hostile inhabitants that roam these mysterious lands and defeating them as a team.

Share money, loot, resources, and end the day with a delicious meal around a roaring campfire with your loyal companions, building camaraderie and forging unbreakable bonds that will help you overcome any obstacle.


Mature Content Description

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Realistic Violence (blood splatter)

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 1050 / AMD RX550
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 2.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 7
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GTX 1080 / AMD RX 6600
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 20 GB available space

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