Today, Stoic and Versus Evil announced that Banner Saga 3, the final game in The Banner Saga series, is now available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. In addition, a standard and digital release of the trilogy is will be available on July 26, as well as a retail boxed edition for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One the following day, with a Switch physical edition available September 21.
Banner Saga 3 is the defining end to an emotionally driven series that began in 2014 and has continued to enthrall its legion of fans with a deep and thought provoking story-driven adventure, beautifully-crafted hand painted visuals and challenging, strategic turn-based combat. The game’s soundtrack also concludes Austin Wintory’s work on the award winning franchise with another beautifully orchestrated original score, recorded in the UK earlier this year.
The final journey beyond the wall of darkness will continue to surprise fans as the clever and unique story twists and turns depending on their choices. Fans who have played the previous two Banner Saga installations will also see their choices carried over to Banner Saga 3, while new gamers will be given a set of default options to play with.
There will be three digital versions of the game at launch. The Standard Edition of Banner Saga 3 on PC will cost $24.99 / £18.74 / €24.99 while the Deluxe Edition will be priced at $29.99 / £22.49 /€29.99 and will include the game’s official soundtrack composed by Austin Wintory in addition to a digital wallpaper, world map and the ‘Gold Wasp’ in-game item.
The Banner Saga 3 Legendary Edition is priced at $39.99 / £29.99/ €39.99 and includes everything that comes in the Deluxe Edition as well as the exclusive ‘Shadow Walker’ Heroic Title, the ‘Petrie Clan Ring’ exclusive legendary item and digital novel ‘Gift of Hadrborg’.
Available from 505 Games – The Banner Saga Trilogy: Bonus Edition – for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 physical retail edition is also available, priced at $39.99 / £29.99 / €39.99 The Bonus Edition includes Banner Sagas 1, 2 and 3 plus a mini art book, poster, best of soundtrack and in-game digital item. It will be available at major game retailers on July 27th .
Check out our review of the first game, and stay tuned for more news here on Gaming Trend.