Hammerwatch II launches for PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch on December 12

Publisher Modus Games and developer Crackshell have announced that Hammerwatch II will launch on December 12 for PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch. hack ‘n slash action RPG launched for PC (Steam) earlier this year, and will launch on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 next year.

Hammerwatch II will be released alongside a remastered version of the original Hammerwatch, titled Hammerwatch Anniversary Edition

A console release date trailer and details can be found below, via Modus Games.

Modus Games and Crackshell announced that following its long-awaited launch on PC earlier this year, Hammerwatch II will battle its way onto Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5 on Dec. 12 for $24.99. Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 4 versions will arrive next year.

Also launching on Dec. 12 is a remastered version of the original Hammerwatch game, as well as a special digital bundle and physical edition, Hammerwatch II: The Chronicles Edition, that will be available for purchase for $39.99. The Chronicles Edition includes: 

  • Hammerwatch II
  • The original remastered Hammerwatch Anniversary Edition
  • Additional character color palettes, facial items and the character voice pack

Today’s news was accompanied by a new trailer showcasing a sneak peek of what console players can expect when Hammerwatch II launches next month, including a never-before-seen look at the greatest evil you’ll face on your heroic journey.

Journey through Hammer Island, the Fallowfields and the dark mountainous regions of Blackbarrow, all created in the signature Hammerwatch pixelated art style. Following Blight the Horrible’s dragon army seizing the land you once called home - the dethroned King Roland has selected you as one of the mighty heroes he believes can restore his kingdom before it is plunged into darkness forever.

Build a custom Herian Hero and choose between five distinct character classes: Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Wizard and Warlock before customizing your appearance and leveling up to unlock powerful new abilities and skills. Then, gather your closest warrior allies or journey alone to save the throne and put an end to Blight the Horrible’s takeover for good.