Wizards of the Coast has announced that its action RPG Dungeons and Dragons Dark Alliance will be released on June 22nd. The confirmed platforms are PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The game has been developed by Tuque Games, a studio set up by Wizards of the Coast. A gameplay trailer has been released and you watch it below.
The setting of Dungeons and Dragons Dark Alliance is the Forgotten Realms where Drizzt Do’Urden, Catti-brie, Bruenor, and Wulfgar will face off against monsters such as Frost Giants, Beholders, and White Dragons. These creatures are looking for the Crystal Shard in Icewind Dale, so players have to stop them before the crystal is claimed and the homeland is destroyed.
Jeff Hattem, studio head, Tuque Games said:
“Dungeons & Dragons is the reason I became a game developer; it’s a lifelong dream realized to be able to create something that is fun to play over and over again with your friends. Since announcing the game, we’ve worked to bring these iconic characters and monsters to life in a stunningly beautiful and fully realized world that makes you feel like you’re in the middle of combat encounters in D&D.”
There are three editions of Dungeons and Dragons Dark Alliance to order. The first is the digital edition that will cost $39.99 / €39.99 / £33.49, and it can be pre-ordered from Dark Alliance’s official website. The second edition is the Steelbook edition and it will cost $59.99 / €59.99 / £49.99. This version will include a Steelbook case, a printed art book, a downloadable Dungeons & Dragons soundtrack, a Beholder and Lich weapon set, and the forthcoming expansion “Echoes of the Blood War”. The final edition is the Digital Deluxe Edition which will cost $59.99 / €59.99 / £49.99. This version will cost “Echoes of the Blood War” and the Lich weapon set.
Source: Press Release