Are you ready to join the Companions of the Hall? Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance is here, fully playable with cross-play support on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows 10 PC, PS5, PS4 and, best of all, Xbox Game Pass.
Available to purchase and download – or just download free of charge if you’re an Xbox Game Pass subscriber – Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance comes about via a combination of Tuque Games and the power of Wizards of the Coast as players get the opportunity to join the Companions of the Hall – Drizzt, Catti-brie, Bruenor and Wulfgar – as they take in an adventure like no other.
Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance threatens to bring the D&D world to life like never before, giving players the chance to work their way through the most explosive of action brawlers, utilising the power of real-time combat, and making the most of some dynamic cooperative play for good measure.
It whisks us off to Icewind Dale, a land in which Frost Giants and Dragons roam free. it’ll be up to you, and your four heroes, to fight back against the rising threat of evil, exploring the lands and making the most of the goodies that they hold within – that means gear and abilities!
With some of the most legendary Dungeons & Dragons monsters frequenting the world , if you’ve ever wanted to really get down and fully involved in what the D&D universe has to deliver, it could possibly be said that Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance is the game for you. And with the chance to join forces with others, that experience is looking ready to hit higher heights than ever before.
The key features of Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance include:
- Play as Iconic D&D Heroes – Choose one of four heroes from best-selling fantasy author R.A. Salvatore – Drizzt Do’Urden, Catti-brie, Wulfgar, and Bruenor Battlehammer. Each has their own unique playstyle and customizable abilities. Complete missions and vanquish bosses to unlock new skills and earn powerful gear, allowing players to take on even bigger challenges.
- Fight Alongside Your Friends – Join up to three other friends and fight together in a dynamic co-op experience with explosive real-time combat. Unleash devastating combos as you topple unstoppable monsters too powerful to go it alone.
- Conquer Unstoppable Monsters – Dark Alliance pits players against some of the most legendary monsters from the world of Dungeons & Dragons. Frost giants, Beholders, White Dragons—muster the strength to defeat them all against insurmountable odds.
- Brave the Frozen Landscape – Dark Alliance brings to life the world of Dungeons & Dragons like never before. Explore the frigid and dangerous world of Icewind Dale as you defend your homeland from armies of abominable monsters.
So how do you get your grubby D&D mitts on Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance? Well, it’s quite simple really – you head to the local digital store of your choice, picking up a copy of the game on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S (with full X|S Optimisation), PS4, PS5 or PC in the process. For us Xbox players, it’s the Xbox Store which holds the key to this Dungeons & Dragons adventure and it’s there where Dark Alliance is found in two forms – the Standard Edition for £33.49, or the Deluxe Edition for £49.99. It’s that which includes the Beholder Weapon Set, the Lich Weapon Set and the Echoes of the Blood War.
Of course, if you’re running the Xbox Game Pass route, then you’ll probably be best off grabbing the free download initally and seeing how you go from there.
Keep an eye out for our full review of Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance on Xbox Series X|S soon too. We reckon this should be a good ‘un, if only because we only include the finest games in our Up Next articles – and Dark Alliance was featured heavily in the best Xbox games to look out for in June 2021.
The world of Dungeons & Dragons comes to life in an explosive action RPG filled with real-time combat and dynamic co-op. Choose your hero and join up to three friends to battle legendary monsters, earn powerful gear, and unlock new abilities to take on even bigger challenges.