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Kingdoms update to hit Darkest Dungeon II

kingdoms game update is due to hit darkest dungeon ii on linux and steam deck via windows pc

Kingdoms game update is due to hit Darkest Dungeon II on Linux and Steam Deck via Windows PC. Thanks to the talented team behind developer Red Hook Studios. Currently available with a discount on Steam and Humble Store.

This is some exciting new in the world of Darkest Dungeon II and the upcoming update. Red Hook Studios is bringing something massive your way. They released details of a brand-new campaign game mode, Kingdoms. It’s also going to be free. And since it’s also Steam Deck Verified and runs well on Linux via Proton, this is another win.

Now, what’s the Kingdoms mode all about, you ask? In this mode, you’re not just fighting off your typical monsters; you’re facing a monstrous threat that’s aiming to wipe out the entire Kingdom. Your mission? Beat the clock and destroy this threat before it’s too late.

But fear not, since you won’t be going into battle unprepared. You’ll be journeying across the Kingdom, gathering resources, and battling evil at every turn. And it’s also not just about leveling up your heroes; you’ll be upgrading the Inns where you take refuge. Think of it like building your fortress to withstand the onslaught.

Now, this isn’t just a standalone mode. You can dive into it separately from the main game’s Confessions mode. So, whether you’re a seasoned hero or a newcomer to the darkest of dungeons, there’s something for everyone.

Darkest Dungeon II – Kingdoms Announcement Trailer

And let’s not forget about the new monster factions you’ll be facing: The Coven, Beastmen, and Crimson Courtiers. Each brings its own flavor of terror to the table, so get ready for some intense encounters.

But Red Hook Studios isn’t stopping there. They’re throwing in a bunch of other extra’s in Kingdoms. With five campaigns in Confessions mode, each with its own boss and mechanics, you’ll have your hands full. Plus, there are twelve heroes to choose from, and if you’re craving even more, you can get the Duelist and the Crusader via The Binding Blade DLC. Discounted now on Steam and Humble Store. Currently priced at $8.99 USD / £7.65 / 8,77€.

And let’s talk about the progression. The Altar of Hope is your hub for all things meta-game, where you’ll be plotting your next move and leveling up your squad. Oh, and did I mention the achievements? With over 70 of them on Steam and EGS, there’s plenty to keep you busy.

Feeling adventurous? Why not spice things up with some companion pets or challenge yourself with the Radiant and Infernal Flame items for that extra dose of difficulty?

So, mark your calendars, the Kingdoms update is slated to launch later this year. Red Hook Studios is pulling out all the stops to make Darkest Dungeon II the ultimate dungeon-crawling experience, and I, for one, can’t wait to see what’s in store. If you don’t own the title, it’s still available with a 33% discount on Steam and Humble Store. Playable on Linux and Steam Deck (verified) via Windows PC. Dropping the price to $26.79 USD / £22.44 / 26,12€.