Wargroove 2 releasing for Nintendo Switch and PC in 2023
Last week Chucklefish announced that Wargroove 2 - a follow-up to 2019's Wargroove - has been in development, and will be releasing sometime this year for Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam). This sequel will be developed by studio Robotality, and will include a new roguelike-style game mode called Conquest.
Chuckelfish uploaded a trailer for the newly announced title, showcasing some of the changes and new characters included within the game:
While no specific release timeframe was included alongside the announcement, Wargroove 2 is slated to release sometime later this year. Although Wargroove also saw a release on Xbox consoles, for now at least Wargroove 2 will be exclusive to Nintendo Switch and PC.
London, UK – March 8th 2023. Chucklefish and Robotality today announced the sequel to the multi award-winning Wargroove with Wargroove 2, coming to PC and Nintendo Switch.
Featuring signature charming pixel art and challenging turn-based combat, Wargroove 2 brings a brand new story-rich campaign, an advanced tiered Groove system, an all-new roguelike game mode ‘Conquest’, and a lovable cast of new Commanders to try out on the battlefield.
About Wargroove 2
Trouble stirs on the shores of Aurania. An ambitious new faction has unearthed forbidden relics capable of catastrophic consequences. But how far will they go to achieve glory? Take to the field, sea, and sky with a cast of new Commanders, using your wits to wage turn-based war!
- An all-new Wargroove adventure for new recruits and veteran wardogs alike!
- Return to the frontline with new Commanders, as mysterious new factions join the fight
- Commanders are more powerful than ever, with an all-new tiered Groove system
- Follow 3 new Campaign arcs, interwoven in a fierce conclusion
- Battle with or against your friends in Co-Op & Multiplayer mode, locally or online for up to 4 players
- Put your strategic abilities to the test with a new roguelike mode - Conquest!
- Develop new tactics with 5 new unit types to master
- Level-up ordinary units by picking up special items
- Get more creative than ever with new & improved map, campaign & cutscene editors
- Captivating soundtrack written by composer Dale North (Nintendo eShop, Disney Wish park and cruise experience, River City Girls 1 & 2, RWBY Arrowfell)
Wargroove 2 is being developed by German indie games studio and turn-based RPG veterans, Robotality. After working in partnership with Chucklefish for many years (Halfway and Pathway), Robotality are being handed the reins to the award-winning Wargroove IP to bring a fresh perspective on the franchise.
“We’re thrilled to be back partnering with Chucklefish to bring the next iteration of the Wargroove series. It’s been a pleasure taking Wargroove to the next level, in a way which feels fresh and exciting for strategy fans, whilst still being true to a community who are passionate about this world and its characters.” Says Simon Bachmann, Art Director at Robotality. “All of us at Robotality have had a great time developing the next chapter in the Wargroove universe, and we hope fans will have as much fun playing, as we have creating”.
Wargroove 2 will be available on PC and Nintendo Switch.