BALTIMORE, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today launched the Banner Saga 2 for PC and Mac to gamers worldwide. 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. The console versions of the game are set to launch this summer.
"The feedback and excitement we received from the Banner Saga 1 really helped us work to make the Banner Saga 2 even better. Huge thanks to the community!" said Arnie Jorgensen, Art Director and one of the founders of Stoic.
"Over the last two years we have been able to launch Banner Saga on multiple platforms and with great success," said Steve Escalante, GM of Versus Evil. "Now we are entering the next brutal chapter and Stoic has delivered on their promise to deliver a worthy sequel to this epic Viking inspired saga. There is more of what everyone wanted plus more gut wrenching choices. This is the first of many platforms to launch this year and we hope the fans enjoy it as much as we do."
The Banner Saga 2 is available for SRP $19.99 through STEAM, Bundle Stars, Direct to Drive, GameFly, GameStop, GamersGate, Humble Store and UPlay. A Deluxe Edition, which includes the official soundtrack by Grammy nominated, two-time BAFTA winning composer Austin Wintory, is also available for $24.99.
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://bannersaga.com
About Versus Evil
Versus Evil, LLC is a US based independent video game publisher behind critically acclaimed indie titles such as The Banner Saga, Guild of Dungeoneering and Armikrog. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with indie studios in North America, South America, and Europe. The company was founded on the principles of helping independent game developers be financially and creatively successful in the highly competitive video games market. Their suite of games span many different genres, platforms and business models. As a global publisher, the Versus Evil team is strategically placed around the world with presences in California, Texas, Maryland and New York.
For more information visit http://vsevil.net/
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