Age of Wonders 4 Coming to PC and Next-Gen Consoles May 2

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Finally a new title! Paradox Interactive

After almost a decade, we're finally getting the sequel to Age of Wonders III. Paradox Interactive announced that Age of Wonders 4 from Triumph Studios is coming out May 2 on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S. In this latest addition, players can look forward to new levels of customization and replayability.

Age of Wonders 4 combines strategy, role-playing, and turn-based combat, and lets players rule a fantasy realm of their own making. In the game, the powerful Wizard Kings have returned to the realms to rule as gods among mortals. Now, players need to challenge their rule but must use Tomes of Magic to release arcane destruction and evolve their armies to gain new abilities and forms.

Features of the game include:

  • Create the Empire of Your Wildest Fantasies
    • Craft followers by combining bodily forms, societal traits, and arcane powers.
    • Build anything from a clan of cannibal halflings to mystic moon elves.
    • You can even recreate your favorite fantasy tropes.
  • Seek powerful tomes of magic to enchant armies.
    • See how your people are physically changed as they morph into angelic beings or scions of chaos to face their enemies.
  • Strategy Meets Role-Playing Like Never Before
    • Every choice opens up new possibilities and tactical advantages.
    • Experience a deep and multilayered strategy that allows you to try new tactics or explore new powers at every turn.
    • Tactical turn-based battles bring armies to life, from skirmishes with roaming monsters to vast sieges with many units on each side.
  • Write Your Own Legend
    • A new event system allows for unexpected levels of storytelling for 4X games.
    • Your decisions can shape the world around you as you seek glory through brutal domination, cunning alliances, or even ultimate arcane knowledge.
    • Your very own creations could appear as potential rivals or allies in subsequent games and this lets you experience the next chapter in your own story.
  • Make Your Mark on a Vast, Reactive World
    • Explore a new realm in each session or create your own.
    • Challenge new variations and combinations of locations and features.
    • With the variety of empires, units, and environments available, the game is sure to be replayable.
    • The game is more open-ended and mod-friendly than ever before in the history of the series.

In a statement, Triumph Studios Co-founder and Age of Wonders 4 Director Lennart Sas shared that for 25 years, the studio has been looking at new places where they can make their original fantasy strategy series. He added that whether you’re new to the franchise or have been playing since the start, you are sure to experience something special.

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