The Banner Saga first debuted in 2014 and brought players an epic, sweeping story of strategy, depth, and heartbreak in a fight to survive, and now developer Stoic Games is bringing the series to its proper conclusion this summer with the release of The Banner Saga 3.
Publisher Versus Evil has announced today that The Banner Saga 3 will release on July 24th, 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac, while mobile versions of the game are coming later in the year.
In addition to the confirmation of the game’s release date, Versus Evil also released a new trailer and detailed a pre-order offer for the game on PC through Steam or other PC digital games retailers, which will provide the following items and bonuses:
- Dredge Stoneguard Character – Rank 10 Hero called Kivi
- Unique Combat Ability: Tank
- Unique Dredge Item – Sculptor’s Tools
- Exclusive Dredge Heraldry
- Unique Heroic Title: “Shield Cleaver’
- Exclusive Banner Saga 3 Overture Track – by Grammy-nominated and two-time BAFTA winning composer Austin Wintory
Versus Evil also detailed that several versions of the game will be available at launch at varying prices, which includes the Standard Edition for $24.99, the Deluxe Edition at $29.99 which includes the game’s full soundtrack by composer Austin Wintory and several digital bonuses, and the Legendary Edition at $39.99 that includes all the previous items plus an exclusive legendary item and the digital novel “Gift of Hadrborg.”
A physical edition will also be coming to retailers from publisher 505 Games for PS4 and Xbox One for $39.99 called The Banner Saga: Bonus Edition. This physical package will include all three of The Banner Saga games alongside a miniature artbook, poster, soundtrack compilation, and a variety of bonus digital items. The Bonus Edition of the series will release on July 24th, 2018 in the US, followed by a European release on July 27th. A digital release of the collection will also be available on PC.
The Banner Saga 3 will release for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac on July 24th, 2018, while mobile versions of the game are also expected later this year. For a closer look at the upcoming game, you can check out the game’s new pre-order trailer below: