Chivalry 2 Will Be Released In June For The Epic Games Store

Tripwire Interactive revealed this past week that Chivalry 2 will be released on the Epic Games Store on June 8th, 2021. The devs revealed the date during the EGS showcase, along with he news that they will be holding an open beta for the game. The beta is scheduled to begin on March 26th and will run through March 29 for PC, as well as both PlayStation and Xbox consoles with cross-play enabled to test out all of the mechanics. We have more info below along with the latest trailer for this medieval multiplayer first-person slasher.

Defend thy kingdom against all comers! Courtesy of Tripwire Interactive.
Defend thy kingdom against all comers! Courtesy of Tripwire Interactive.

Improving on the original genre-defining Chivalry: Medieval WarfareChivalry 2 invites players to master the blade with an all-new and improved combat system that combines real-time strikes and a free-flowing combo system to speed up the action and let players become a whirlwind of steel on the battlefield. Created with the ability to fight multiple foes in mind, Chivalry 2's combat mixes the best of both FPS and fighting game genres for an unmatched melee experience.

  • Cross-Play Across All Platforms: Cross-Play smashes the boundaries between PC and console, allowing players to face-off on the battlefield together, regardless of platform.
  • Size Matters: Experience the chaos of epic medieval battlefields, charge forth to the frontlines of battle, and experience true mass-scale combat supporting up to 64-players designed to capture the intensity and scope of "The Battle of the Bastards" from Game of Thrones.
  • Master Blade, Bow, or… Chicken: Your arsenal expands with the new subclass system that provides more variety than ever before. Four base classes expand to 12 subclasses, including the Skirmisher, a melee/ranged hybrid – to the Poleman, a fighter who keeps foes at bay with long-distance melee.
  • The World is Your Weapon: Own the field with a variety of heavy siege engines including Ballistae, Catapults, Trebuchet, Battering Rams, Mantlets, Spike Traps, Ladders and more. Utilize traps to defend, including spikes, bear traps, and more. You can even deal damage with a smorgasbord of "found items" on the battlefield. Try downing a cup of mead and deal a killing blow with the empty chalice or finish off a foe by smashing him in the face with a flaming chicken!
  • New Map – The Siege of Rudhelm: In the first public hands-on of Chivalry 2 since PAX East 2020, experience the return of the fan-favorite Team Objective mode and join attacking or defending teams as 64-players vie for control of a well-fortified castle in a never-before-seen map.
  • Many Modes: In addition to Team Objective mode, closed beta participants can also sharpen their skills in a variety of other modes, including Team Deathmatch and Free-for-All.

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