Banner Saga 2 Comes to Mobile

Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Banner Saga 2

 

The Banner Saga 2, the sequel to the indie hit, The Banner Saga, is now available on mobile. This includes on Google Play for Android devices, as well as the App Store for iPad and iPhone. The game is priced at $4.99/£3.99/€4.99. The Banner Saga 2 is an epic story-driven role playing game that continues the saga. According to the press release, it is planned to be a three-part saga, so there will be another installment in the future.

Check out the full press release below for images and more:


 

Banner Saga 2

 

SEQUEL TO AWARD WINNING INDIE HIT COMES TO MOBILE

 

Epic Story Driven Strategy Role Playing Game Banner Saga 2 Now Available in the App Store for iPad and iPhone, and Google Play for Android devices

 

BALTIMORE, MD – September 29th, 2016 – Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, announced that the sequel to the award winning indie hit, The Banner Saga, Banner Saga 2 is now available to download on the App Store for iPad and iPhone, and Google Play for Android devices, for $4.99/£3.99/€4.99.

Download Banner Saga 2 for iOS devices: https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1107741196?mt=8
Download Banner Saga 2 for android devices: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.stoicstudio.BannerSaga2&hl=en

The Banner Saga, which received rave reviews and launched to much critical acclaim winning several highly coveted awards and nominations, was also awarded Pocket Gamer’s Best RPG Game of the Year and best Android Game of the Year in addition to being selected as an ‘Editor’s Choice’ title and named as one of the ‘Top 50 Rated Paid Apps’ by Apple when it launched late in 2014.

“We are incredibly proud to be able to bring mobile gamers this next installment of what is a planned three part saga,” said John Watson, Technical Director at Stoic. “Since our earliest prototype, we designed The Banner Saga from the ground up with tablet and mobile devices in mind, so we were thrilled to get the recognition from the media and fans alike for the first game.”

“Launching Banner Saga 2 earlier this year on PC, Mac and Consoles further cemented this indie title as one of the best of its kind”, said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil. “Press and fans alike have all agreed this sequel is better than the first and fulfills on its promise.  Versus Evil’s commitment to pursue premium mobile gaming with our partners continues to be bolstered with launches like Banner Saga 2.”

Banner Saga 2 released earlier this year for PC, Mac, and consoles where it continued to receive excellent reviews across the board.  The team is now focusing on the development of the third and final installment of The Banner Saga which will bring the story to its epic and climactic conclusion.

The original game, The Banner Saga, launched to much critical acclaim and has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014Geekie Awards for “Best Video Game”, winner of 2014 Game Developers Choice: “Best Debut” award, finalist placement for “Excellence in Visual Arts” category at the Independent Game Festival, 3 BAFTA Award Nominations, and winner of Pocket Gamer’s 2015 Best Adventure/RPG Game and Best Android Game of the Year.

To learn more about The Banner Saga and Banner Saga 2 visit:http://bannersaga.com
To learn more about Versus Evil visit: http://www.vsevil.net

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About Stoic

Stoic is an independent game developer based out of Austin, Texas, formed in early 2012 by three veteran game developers. Each is dedicated to making great games that are artful, independent and unique.  Today, the studio is headed by Arnie Jorgensen and John Watson – both industry vets who are now dedicated to continuing as independent game developers. The Banner Saga® and The Banner Saga: Factions™ content is used by permission. © Stoic LLC. 2012-2016 All rights reserved.

 

About Versus Evil

Versus Evil, LLC is a US based independent video game publisher behind critically acclaimed indie titles such as The Banner Saga, Guild of Dungeoneering and Armikrog.  Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with indie studios in North America, South America, and Europe. The company was founded on the principles of helping independent game developers be financially and creatively successful in the highly competitive video games market.  Their suite of games span many different genres, platforms and business models.  As a global publisher, the Versus Evil team is strategically placed around the world with presences in California, Texas, Maryland and New York.
For more information visit http://vsevil.net/
© Versus Evil LLC. 2013-2016. All rights reserved.

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