Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, new Warhammer RTS game announced

Battlefleet Gothic Armada Cover

Engage in epic space battles in ships from Games Workshop’s Warhammer universe.

Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive are working on a new Warhammer 40K-themed real time strategy game for PC.

Entitled Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, “the game stages the mighty armada of the Imperial Navy’s Battlefleet Gothic against the insidious and galaxy threatening Chaos Black Crusade of Abaddon the Despoiler in dark, deadly and intense space battles,” according to Focus Home.

The game is being built with the Unreal Engine 4 and will put players in command of battlefleets comprising of spacecraft from the Imperial, Eldar, Chaos and Ork factions.

Battlefleet Gothic Armada screen

 

On a management level, players will be able to individually customize every ship under their control, making changes to weaponry, support and defense sub-systems. Ship options chosen by the player will alter the performances of each of their ships and the special abilities they bring to battle. Winning contenders will see the admirals and crew of their surviving vessels earning experience and promotions as a result of their performance to toughen them up for subsequent matches.

More details on the game will be forthcoming “very soon” according to the publisher.

it was leaked online recently that Creative Assembly and Sega’s Total War series, Warhammer-themed game is also in the works.

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