Do you like longboats and invading countries? Do you love massive axes and long braided hair? Well if the answer to that is yes, your luck is in because Viking – Wolves of Midgard is the game that you’ve always dreamed about.

Launching today, Vikings – Wolves of Midgard is a heavily combat-focused action RPG set in the shadow of Ragnarok – the end of days. But when the Jotan begin to unite the Fire and Frost Giants under their flag, in preparation for their march on Asgard, they cross paths with an outcast clan of Vikings called the Ulfung, the Wolf Clan. It’s down to you, as the clan chief, to save Midgard from complete annihilation.

Promising a lengthy campaign, with four levels of difficulty, the game also offers online 2 player co-op to experience it with that perfect partner who also like all things Norse.  Vikings – Wolves of Midgard is available to download now on Xbox One for a free trial or £49.99 for the full game, and those of you looking to dive into this new arrival should head on over to the Xbox Games Store now.

Game Description:

Fear the wolves. They are cold, they are hungry – and they will stop at nothing to survive…Ragnarok. Legend has it that when the coldest winter descends, the Jotan will return to take their vengeance against the Gods of Asgard. The world is on the road to perdition and the fate of Midgard hangs in the balance. But when the Fire and Frost Giants begin to merge their armies, they encounter the clan of the Ulfung – the Wolves of Midgard. Bloody, but unbowed following the destruction of their village, this notorious band of ostracized Viking warriors are determined to seize their destiny and save the world. As clan chief, you must save Midgard from complete annihilation, and spearhead the charge to vanquish the fiendish creatures of the Fimbulwinter. The Action RPG Vikings – Wolves of Midgard takes you to the Shores of Midgard, a world based upon the mythology and history of the Vikings, but with a fantasy twist. Battle the fearsome Jotan, hordes of terrifying undead monstrosities and the beasts of Ragnarok, as you strive to survive the growing cold that threatens to end all life, forever. Master mighty weapons, including sword and shield, two-handed hammers, dual-wielded axes and swift bows. Earn blood in battle to offer in tribute to the Gods in order to acquire and enhance devastating Spell Powers and other special unlockables.• Fantasy Meets Norse Mythology: Travel the realms of earthly Midgard, freezing Niflheim and boiling Balheim, either as a fierce Viking warrior or merciless shieldmaiden.• The Deadly Fimbulwinter: Withstand the deathly colds and protect yourself from exposure to nature’s wrath in order to survive.• Tribute To The Gods: Collect blood from fallen enemies and sacrifice it at the altar to gain gifts from the Gods to enhance your powers. • Berserker Rage: Let your anger take hold by activating Rage Mode to overwhelm your enemies in bloodthirsty combat. • The Art of Combat: Perfect your skills with each weapon to unlock their true potential, including swords, bows and spell-powered canes. • The Power Of The Gods: Make the abilities of the Gods your own by equipping power-infused amulets, like the Talismans of Thor or Loki. Put your new skills to the test by competing in the Trials of the Gods to earn further rewards. • Teamwork: Team up with a friend and journey to the Shores of Midgard together in an epic two player online co-op mode. Choose between four difficulty levels to suit your skills and talents. Do you dare attempt the unrelenting hardcore mode?

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5 years ago

Just a reminder: this game costs half the price on steam. I ain’t kidding!!

On Brazil the consoles version costs triple the price charged on Steam.

Not buying until they drop the price to a fair one. It doesn’t seem like a 60 dollars game to me, specially considering Steam’s price

Brad Marcus Kirchhoff
Brad Marcus Kirchhoff
Reply to  Rafoca
5 years ago

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Edition is still like $40+ at most retailers. I can see this game being $60 for at least a few months.

Reply to  Brad Marcus Kirchhoff
5 years ago

I hope they cut the price as soon as possible. Being a simultaneous release on PC and consoles, charging us double the price is outrageous