The first Stronghold was a massive RTS/castle building hit in 2001, but it's sequels had a hard time to repeat that success. I liked Stronghold Legends, others enjoyed Stronghold Crusaders, but nearly everone hated Stronghold 3. Now Firefly tries it again - with Stronghold: Warlords. This time the game takes place in East Asia.
Fans of building, besieging and ‘wuselfaktor’ rejoice! Firefly Studios’ latest entry in their legendary ‘castle sim’ series, Stronghold: Warlords is now available on Steam, GOG, Humble and other retailers. Firefly celebrates today’s long awaited release with a final launch trailer for the game featuring fresh gameplay, the full campaign map and a story preview narrated by Rae Lim:
Along with eight unique warlord archetypes, upcoming castle sim sequel Stronghold: Warlords will feature four fully realised opponents in the form of historical AI Lords. Ranging from 300 BC China through to the 16th century, these figures live up to the game’s title in their unique castle designs, army composition, tactics and taunts. From ancient Vietnam to the founding of the Tokugawa Shogunate...[Read More]
Firefly Studios has revealed a unique ‘shared base’ co-op mode for their upcoming RTS Stronghold: Warlords. Allowing players to share control of a single castle when playing together online, the game’s co-op mode is different from regular team-based multiplayer.
Press release Firefly Studios has announced the release date for their upcoming RTS ‘castle sim’, Stronghold: Warlords, has been moved from September 29 to January 26, 2021. Citing the impact of COVID-19 on team members, Firefly says this new date will result in the best possible Stronghold experience for fans of the long-running series. We hadn’t intended for the recent global situation to impact...[Read More]
Our first ever playable demo of Stronghold: Warlords made it across the world this month as we flew from Gamescom to PAX West, finally letting fans get their first hands-on experience with the game courtesy of our hardworking developers. Stronghold players of all ages and experience levels gathered at our booths to try out the new Warlords system, gunpowder-fuelled siege equipment, East Asian unit...[Read More]
Wishlist Now – https://store.steampowered.com/app/90… The Stronghold series has a history of memorable soundtracks composed by Robert L. Euvino, from the most famed hits like ‘Castle Jam’ from Stronghold 1 to the empowering desert ballads such as ‘Breathe’ from Crusader 2. Your sessions of besieging have always had hard hitting orchestral clashes whilst your eco...[Read More]
Wishlist Now – https://store.steampowered.com/app/90… The Stronghold series has a long history with siege weapons. From almost 20 years ago when players were deploying their first Trebuchets in Stronghold 1 to now, as our fans discover the rampaging Fire Ox in Stronghold: Warlords. So assemble your Laddermen and load up your Catapults as Nick brings you our first episode in this brand ...[Read More]
Wishlist Now – https://store.steampowered.com/app/90… It gives us great pleasure to reveal that our upcoming ‘castle sim’ Stronghold: Warlords will include a bonus economic campaign! Available at launch and featuring Warlord’s very own version of the Scribe, this six mission campaign will feature feudal events, weather and unique objectives. Stronghold: Warlords will feature several si...[Read More]