Hammerfall Publishing has released the opening cinematic to the Warhammer 40,000: Regicide campaign, and announced that it will be available on Steam Early Access from May 5. Fans can get their first glimpse of the upcoming single-player campaign story in the opening cinematic below.
The video contains a mysterious transmission sent from the remote world of Hethgar Prime. The frontier world is in peril, and the feared warriors of the Space Marines are dispatched to investigate. On arrival, the Space Marines find themselves up against unexpected adversaries in the struggle to liberate Hethgar Prime and investigate the source of the ominous transmissions.
This transmission is linked to the multi-part Blood Angels campaign, featuring 50 thrilling story-driven missions, narrated by voice actor Brian Dobson (famed for his past work on the Dawn of War series). The Regicide Blood Angels campaign will be revealed in several acts throughout the course of Early Access.
Regicide is a fresh take on the Warhammer universe, featuring an intense mix of strategy and cinematic gameplay. An original and brutal take on turn-based strategy, Regicide fuses characters, abilities and environments derived from the Warhammer 40,000 universe from Games Workshop, with traditional strategy and new action-heavy gameplay elements.
● Cross-platform play.
Regicide showcases a tactical, single-player Blood Angels campaign. It also features a cross-platform multiplayer experience. Go to war anytime, anywhere against opponents worldwide as traditional gaming meets highly detailed production.
● Play anywhere versus anyone.
After the game’s launch on PC, Regicide will arrive on mobile devices in mid-2015, and allow cross-platform matches with persistent progress.
● Go to war. Anywhere. Anytime.
With one unified account, experience cross-platform multiplayer gaming between PC, tablet and mobile; against friends and foes on another platform.
UPCOMING EARLY ACCESS CONTENT:
Due for release every few weeks after the launch of Early Access, these upcoming content drops will inject plenty of exciting new additions into Warhammer 40,000: Regicide’s gameplay.
These include the full single-player campaign, new Chapters, Clans and a host of incentives, rewards and unlockables for participating in the Regicide online forums and community!
● The Angels of Blood
Free to Early Access purchasers, the Regicide – Angels of Blood campaign will be revealed in multiple acts throughout the Early Access. The campaign opens with Guardsman Karthus and his fellow troopers garrisoned the Phaedrus Orbital Station above Hethgar Prime.
● New Chapters and Clans
Regicide has eleven planned Chapters and Clans to fill out the Space Marine and Ork ranks by the end of the Early Access phase.