Rune II carving its way to launch on Nov. 12


We had currently reported that Rune II would be an Epic Games Retailer exclusive back in May possibly. Previously recognized as Rune: Ragnarok, the sequel to the original Rune from 2000 has been in improvement for years. Despite the fact that Human Head Studios only announced it officially in 2017, and now the studio announced a release date set for Nov. 12.

In an exclusive interview with The Escapist, the developers shared much more information on the game and its exclusive deal with the Epic Games Retailer. The gist of it is that the deal enabled them to make a superior game. Project director Chris Rhinehart emphasized the exclusivity as mostly a resource for the improvement:

They didn’t back up a dump truck of funds to us and say make it exclusive. The funds that we got went into building the game and generating the game superior.

One particular of the strategies the managed to make it superior was adding a PvP Deathmatch mode. Up to 16 players can battle each and every other in many maps, and the developers guarantee much more content material post-launch.

Return to the planet of Rune

Rune II aims to be a right sequel to Rune, as Heimdall resurrects your hero and promises a seat in the hall of Valhalla if you do 1 factor — kill Loki, the trickster god. It is a cool premise that may make for some exciting moral dilemmas.

According to Rhinehart, the most important storyline of Rune II will supply a 15-hour playthrough, based on your play style. He emphasizes that players can and should really discover the planet of Rune II, as there is also loot to gather and products to craft.

The complete interview on The Escapist shares a lot much more information on the crafting method. Rhinehart promises a lot of post-launch content material and help for the game. You can study the complete exclusive interview right here.

If you have been waiting 19 years for a sequel to the original Rune, you can wait a handful of much more months. Rune II will launch on Nov. 12 for Computer. You can currently pre-order the game in unique editions from the Epic Games Retailer.


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