It is day 4 in my trip to New York City with my wife. While she goes to work, I remain alone, most of the time in our hotel room, where I spend most of my hours typing furiously into finishing the Red Whale. We’ll be here until next week, where we will move to an apartment space, thanks to Airbnb, and after a few more days we’ll be jumping on board a plane and fly back home.
Anyhow, once again my friends of Ubisoft has sent me a press release, again about “For Honor” and despite not having played the game yet, all the new content sounds really intriguing. I do hope to get a PlayStation 4 soon to catch up with all these blockbuster games.
Press release follows.
FOR HONOR SEASON TWO, SHADOW AND MIGHT, COMING MAY 16
Ubisoft announced that “For Honor” Season Two, Shadow and Might, will launch simultaneously across all platforms on May 16. Shadow and Might will bring new content to “For Honor” including two additional heroes, two extra maps, new customization items and gameplay updates. Maps and gameplay updates will be free for all players at the start of Season Two. New heroes, the lethal Shinobi and the fierce Centurion, will be available for free immediately for Season Pass holders on May 16, while all other players will be able to unlock them with their in-game Steel on May 23.
In the war between the three deadly factions, Knights, Vikings and Samurai, two new Heroes enter the battlefield:
- Shinobi (Samurai Assassin)
– The Shinobi are silent warriors able to move with a dancer’s grace and kill with precision thanks to a lifetime of disciplined training. They wield the traditional Japanese Kusarigama.
- Centurion (Knight Hybrid)
– The Centurion sees the battlefield like a chessboard. Equipped with the reliable standard issue gladius, Centurions can bypass enemy defenses through strategic close-quarters combat.
The two new maps, Forge and Temple Garden, will expand upon the selection of multiplayer battlefields. Additionally, Season Two will introduce a new level of gear rarity – Epic gear – that will increase the maximum gear score along with a balancing overhaul for the entire gear stats system.
Coinciding with the end of Season One, a new title update (Update 1.06) was released on Windows PC to improve network stability while introducing new gameplay changes and hero balancing. The update is planned to release on consoles very shortly. For Honor will continue to be supported post-launch with additional content and consistent gameplay balancing updates.
Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios,* For Honor offers an engaging campaign and thrilling multiplayer modes. Players embody warriors of the three Great Factions, the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings and the deadly Samurai, fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The Art of Battle, the game’s innovative combat system that puts players in total control of their warriors, allows them to utilize the unique skills and combat style of each hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way.