stronghold 2

Firefly has just launched the new Stronghold 2: Steam Edition which is a remaster of the 2005 original strategy game. Originally the game’s online was supported by Gamespy which is now long gone and it’s been replaced with Steam multiplayer.

New features have also been added to this edition including achievements, enhanced visuals, Steam Workshop integration, a digital art book, soundtrack and Steam trading cards.

We’re giving you a chance to dive back into the medieval world to win a copy of the game courtesy of Firefly. All you need to do is undertake one of the actions below to be with a chance to win what looks like a pretty solid remaster.

Stronghold 2: Steam Edition allows players to experience true ‘castle life’ gameplay. Entertain your subjects or rule with an iron fist, dispensing medieval justice to overworked and malnourished peasants. With powerful barons jostling for power over a disintegrating kingdom, it is up to you to stem the tides of ambition and unite the land under the one true King! With an intricate economy, siege warfare, crime and punishment systems and classic medieval events, this highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Stronghold comes packed with new additions to classic Stronghold gameplay.

Building on the sim gameplay of the original Stronghold, Stronghold 2 allows players to rule as they please and still conquer each skirmish. Unhappy peasants turn to crime and must be punished, rival lords can raise entire armies on their title alone and sieges must be fought tooth and nail, with close combat taking place inside castle structures! Stronghold 2 Online extends this gameplay to competitive multiplayer for up to eight players over Steam, with offline skirmish mode also available against computer-controller opponents.

Created exclusively for Steam, Stronghold 2: Steam Edition comes with Steam multiplayer support, achievements, a new map pack, digital art book, soundtrack and trading cards. The Steam Edition also updates Stronghold 2 with full Steam Workshop integration, allowing to you easily create and share custom maps with friends. Recreate iconic real-life castles, battlegrounds from medieval history and scenes from your favourite fantasy epic!


Paul Younger
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