Japanese Version of Epic Viking RPG also Launches Today
Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that four new languages have been added to the viking epic Banner Saga 2 in the most recent update. The team also announced the launch of the fully localized game in Japan. The latest update across PlayStation®4, Xbox One, iOS and Android now provides localized support for French, German, Polish and Italian languages. This latest round of localization brings it in line with the PC Steam version of the game.
Banner Saga 2 is the exciting sequel to the award winning, BAFTA nominated, indie hit The Banner Saga, an epic Viking role-playing strategy game where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey.
“We are incredibly happy to be launching in Japan and to be able to add additional language support to Banner Saga 2 so that fans of the series all around the world can enjoy this epic saga,” said John Watson, Technical Director at Stoic. “It’s always been our aim to make the game as accessible and rewarding as possible for all our fans.” he added.
The Banner Saga, which launched to much critical acclaim has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014 Geekie Awards for “Best Video Game”, winner of 2014 Game Developers Choice: “Best Debut” award, finalist placement for “Excellence in Visual Arts” category at the Independent Game Festival, 3 BAFTA Award Nominations, and winner of Pocket Gamer’s 2015 Best Adventure/RPG Game and Best Android Game of the Year.
To learn more about The Banner Saga and Banner Saga 2 visit: http://bannersaga2.com
To learn more about Versus Evil visit: http://www.vsevil.net