King’s Bounty II marks an ambitious new direction for the acclaimed tactical-RPG series. While the upcoming game will continue many of the same core gameplay elements, it’s also set to introduce new third-person exploration and mechanics within the context of a sprawling fantasy open-world. Today, in the inaugural episode of what is to be an on-going video diary series, developer 1C Entertainment is lifting the curtain on those new features for the first time.
The video puts a spotlight on new RPG elements and a branching narrative system that’s set to add all-new layers of depth to complement the series’ trademark tactical combat. Producer Denis Malzev explains that players can expect roughly one-third of the experience to that same traditional combat, with exploration, puzzles, and new characters expanding greatly on the world introduced in past installments of this in the series.
We’re also given an overview of the game’s “ideal” system. Across Order, Power,…
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