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Winds of Magic Expansion for Vermintide 2 Launches in August 2019

Winds of Magic Expansion for Vermintide 2 Launches in August 2019

Fatshark has announced that Winds of Magic, the first major expansion to Vermintide 2, will be launching in August.

The expansion will add the Beastmen as a new enemy faction to the game, as well as a new difficult setting, higher level caps, new weapons, and the new Winds of Magic mode.

PC gamers can sign up now to get into an upcoming beta. You can find a new cinematic trailer for the expansion above.

Here’s a rundown of the new content:

The first expansion for Warhammer: Vermintide 2 brings a brand new enemy faction and new challenges to the game. As a meteor crashes down in the Reikland, Beastmen emerge from the depths of the Reikwald forest and rush to the epicenter to claim it as a Herdstone. It is up to the five heroes to stop them before a dreadful disaster strikes the Empire.

Key Features:

  • New Enemy Faction: Beastmen – As grotesque hybrids of humans and beasts the Beastmen have the intelligence of a man and the cunning of wild animals. These savage warriors embrace Chaos willingly and will show no compassion or nobility. With profound malice for order and reason, these Children of Chaos want to end the world in bloody carnage.
  • New Higher Difficulty
  • Raised Level Cap
  • 5 New Weapons – One for each hero
    • Kerillian has a shield and spear.
    • Sienna can swing her flames with a flaming flail.
    • Bardin has a new set of throwing axes.
    • Saltzpyre now has a billhook.
    • Kruber can use heavy spear.
  • New Adventure Level – Fight the mighty and strong Beastmen together with your friends in a challenging new level.
  • New Game Mode: Winds of Magic – Bring your friends and try to complete a new set of challenges with increasing difficulties in the weaves of the eight Winds of Magic.
  • The winds of magic are made up of different “weaves” and will be a combination of:
    • Map: A chunk of an existing adventure map.
    • Wind: The different Winds of Magic will affect and modify the map.
    • Objective: Each map will have a specific objective for players to complete.
    • Finale: If the objective is completed the players will face the final challenge.
    • Difficulty: As players progress the difficulty will increase
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