The Vikings Are Here!
Stoic’s Stunning Viking RPG Adventure The Banner Saga 2 Now Available on Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service
BALTIMORE, MD – June 6th, 2019 – Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that The Banner Saga 2 is now available on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
Banner Saga 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed and award winning RPG The Banner Saga, which is also available on Xbox Game Pass and continues the story where decisions and consequences go hand in hand in a beautifully crafted adventure of myth and legend.
“We're excited to add Banner Saga 2 to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass subscription service, we’ve been floored by the great response from fans who can now continue their stories from the first game.” said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil.
About The Banner Saga
The Banner Saga, which launched to much critical acclaim has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014 Geekie 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 Gameand Best Android Game of the Year. The Banner Saga was nominated as Role Playing Game of the Year at the 18th annual DICE Awards, and Banner Saga 2 has been nominated for Strategy Game of the Year at the DICE and Game Awards events.
Banner Saga 3 launched in 2018 has been nominated for several awards including The Golden Joystick Awards “Best Storytelling”, TGA’s for “Best Strategy Game” and Australian Game Awards for “Best Strategy Title”. The game has secured several accolades including DualShockers “Editors Choice Award and “Game of the Year”, RPGFan “Editors Choice Award” and Twinfinites "Editors Choice Award”.
The Banner Saga series is available on multiple platforms including Steam for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch as well the App Store for iPad and iPhone, on Google Play and Amazon for Android devices and on Windows based tablets.