A sequel to Battlefleet Gothic: Armada has just been revealed today as game's universe is expanded and improved upon from before. This news comes straight from Focus Home Interactive as they have asked Tindalos Interactive to give the franchise another go after the first title was well received back in 2016. Fans of that game can now look forward to seeing Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 and all of the improvements and changes that should be coming along with this PC title sometime in 2018. A specific window for the release has not been set outside of this year.
Players of Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 can expect to see all of the twelve factions from the tabletop game and the Armada expansion that is there as well. Those factions being the Imperial Navy, Space Marines, Adeptus Mechanicus, Necrons, Chaos, Aeldari Corsairs, Aeldari Craftworld, Drukhari, the T'au Merchant and Protector Fleets, Orks, and the Tyranids. All of which will revolve around the Gathering Storm and 13th Black Crusade story that is currently underway in the main Warhammer 40,000 universe. All of which with bigger battles than before and more balance to the online experience.
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 — Reveal Trailer
Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive are pleased to officially announce the development for PC of the sequel to Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, the real-time strategy game that portrays the epic space battles from the Warhammer 40,000 universe.
Largely expanding on the groundwork laid out by the first game, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 is a full-blown sequel - bigger, richer, more impressive and more ambitious than the original game. It will include, at launch, all 12 factions from the original tabletop game and its expansion Armada it is based on: the Imperial Navy, Space Marines, Adeptus Mechanicus, Necrons, Chaos, Aeldari Corsairs, Aeldari Craftworld, Drukhari, the T’au Merchant and Protector Fleets, Orks, and finally, the Tyranids.
The latest dramatic story development in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, the Gathering Storm, and the 13th Black Crusade will serve as the canvas for several, extensive and dynamic campaigns.
With bigger battles, refined gameplay, improved multiplayer modes and features for a better and more balanced online experience, improvements across the board and even more customisation options for fleets and ships, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 promises to be the ultimate Warhammer 40,000 space battle experience.
Did you expect there to be a Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 or did you think that the franchise would have ended with just the last title? Do you think that this RTS will keep expanding with the universe or will it be its own isolated thing to build up future titles from the ongoing stories? Which of the factions will you be looking forward to playing or were you hoping for something a bit different? Leave your comments and thoughts down below and feel free to discuss. For more on Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 be sure to stay here on the site. We will keep bringing you all of the updates that we can get out there.