Stronghold Kingdoms iOS Coming Soon
Strategy MMO to arrive on iPad and iPhone, followed by an all-new Stronghold title on PC
Firefly Studios has just announced Stronghold Kingdoms iOS at Gamescom 2015. Currently available for PC and Mac, the full game is now coming to iPad and iPhone with bespoke touchscreen controls and cross platform play with millions of existing Kingdoms players:
Announcement Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aw66eqiBkI
“A recent GDC survey showed a significant swing toward PC development for mobile devs, this isn’t the case for Firefly. Smart devices are missing out on deeper strategy experiences like Stronghold Kingdoms and we see a gap for our unique style of hardcore strategy”, said Simon Bradbury, Creative Director at Firefly Studios. “We’re bringing Stronghold to mobile without any concessions. Kingdoms will be the full game on iPad and iPhone, with extra features like cross-platform play with PC and Mac users and a totally redesigned UI for touch control”.
Currently available for PC and Mac, Stronghold Kingdoms will be the first game of its kind on the App Store. A fully fledged strategy MMO featuring classic Stronghold gameplay in massive persistent game worlds, Kingdoms allows players to dominate whole countries if they choose to. Working as part of a Faction or House, each feudal Lord must expand their empire and specialise as a farmer, trader, diplomat or warlord using the in-game tech tree. Each player castle can be sieged in real time and every village raided for supplies, as players reach for the throne and domination of Europe.
Revealing more about the series’ long-term trajectory, Firefly also announced plans for a future entry in the Stronghold series on PC. Currently without an official title, the next traditional Stronghold game is planned as a standalone release intended to satisfy long-time fans. Keen to let followers of the series know that Stronghold has a future on both mobile and PC, Firefly is currently reaching out to players for their ideas and wish list requests for future titles.
Players can prepare for the upcoming iOS launch and start building their kingdom immediately, by downloading the game for free on PC or Mac:
About Stronghold Kingdoms
Kick start your medieval domination in Stronghold Kingdoms, the world’s first Castle MMO. Build your castle, farm peacefully, engage in political mind games or seek vengeance on sworn enemies. Whatever your path Stronghold Kingdoms allows players to become a feudal Lord ruling over cities, countries or entire continents. Epic battles and political double-crossing take place across a series of sprawling world maps, populated by the game’s four million players. Build your online stronghold, siege other players and AI opponents, research new technology and fight for honour and glory! For more information please visit www.strongholdkingdoms.com or follow @PlayStronghold on Twitter.
About Firefly Studios
Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles since 1999. Formed Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette of Caesar and Lords of the Realm fame, the company has brought to market many high profile and commercially successful strategy games. These include the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over six million and Stronghold Kingdoms, which currently has three million registered players from more than 100 different countries. Firefly has offices in the UK and US, with around 30 full and part-time staff. For more information visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.
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