New footage with developer commentary coming in hot.
Stronghold: Warlords

There was some new gameplay footage shown off this past weekend at Gamescom for Stronghold: Warlords. The new footage provides a first look at Stronghold: Warlords Japanese single player campaign following Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

The footage is accompanied by new developer commentary with details on the game's new "Warlord System." It provides a closer look at the Ninja and Warrior Monk units coming to the game when it releases on January 26, 2021.

But wait, there's more! The team just revealed a Steam Special Edition for the game today. You can check out the details on this below.

The team also reveals a digital Special Edition for Stronghold: Warlords will be made available for at launch. Priced at $49.99 USD / £39.99 / €44.99, the Stronghold: Warlords Special Edition contains Stronghold: Warlords, the game’s soundtrack, a digital artbook, and a feature-length Making of Stronghold: Warlords documentary with developer interviews and behind the scenes footage from the last three years of development. Special Edition owners also receive a copy of Stronghold HD on Steam.

Stronghold: Warlords Digital Special Edition Contents:

Stronghold HD
  • Full copy of the original game on Steam

  • Completely new full soundtrack
  • Same Stronghold atmosphere and epic battle music, but with a completely new set of instruments and historical inspirations
  • Created by fan-favourite series composer Robert Euvino, who has scored every Stronghold game to date
  • Based on Japanese, Chinese, Cambodian, Mongolian and Vietnamese culture
  • Taking influence from musicians like Yo-Yo Ma and master Shakuhachi players
  • Cover a wide geographical area and hundreds of years of history
  • Available in high quality original format

Art Book
  • Over thirty pages of original Stronghold artwork from the game's artists
  • Everything from 2D concepts and character models to in-game renders, environmental illustrations and more
  • Includes key art created by polish artist Mariusz Kozik
  • Insight into Firefly's artistic process and the way art functions in an RTS
  • Exclusive game art not available in any other format

Making of Documentary
  • Feature length runtime of almost 90 minutes
  • Covering 3 years of development
  • Mix of behind the scenes footage and interviews with key Firefly staff
  • Designers, coders, artists, composers, producers and marketers talk about their experience developing, revealing and releasing Stronghold: Warlords
  • An honest look at modern indie game development at a small studio during a global pandemic