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What is it? Historical real-time strategy set in the medieval era.
Expect to pay $60/£50 (or via Xbox Game Pass)
Released October 28, 2021
Developer Relic Entertainment
Publisher Xbox Game Studios
Reviewed on Ryzen 7 5800H, Nvidia GeForce 3070 (mobile), 16GB RAM
Multiplayer? Up to eight players online
Link Official site
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