Despite Stoic having its hands full with The Banner Saga 3, the team has still found time to release the Survival Mode DLC for The Banner Saga 2.
The add-on has been available on PC since last June but is now live on the PlayStation 4, costing $4.99. The aptly-named DLC (Survival Mode) will see players testing their mettle in 40 escalating battles as they do their best to stay alive.
Survival Mode tests your tactical mettle in 40 escalating battles! Assemble six heroes from a selection of your favorite Banner Saga characters and lead them in battle against waves of enemies. Earn Renown to equip new items and to unlock heroes to replace those who fall in battle. How long will you survive and how will you rank against others in the leaderboards? Survival Mode Features: Stay alive through as many battles as possible in this challenging combat game mode. Choose 6 heroes from over 40 of your favorite characters. Recruit more heroes with renown as you progress. Permadeath – Heroes who fall in battle are lost forever but can be given a Viking Funeral to regain renown so you can recruit new heroes to take their place. Play in Normal or Hard difficulty modes and see how you rank in the leaderboards against your friends.
If The Banner Sagas have eluded your collection upto now, why not grab the first and second edition and this DLC for an inclusive price of $37.99.
Get both The Banner Saga and Banner Saga 2 for one great price! Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Lead your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape as you fight for survival. Every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect – not everyone will survive, but they will be remembered. Includes Survival mode! Test your tactical mettle in 40 escalating battles. Assemble six heroes from a selection of your favorite Banner Saga characters and lead them in battle against waves of enemies. Earn Renown to equip new items and to unlock heroes to replace those who fall in battle. How long will you survive and how will you rank against others in the leaderboards?
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