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MOUNT & BLADE II: BANNERLORD REVEALS ITS CONSOLE VERSION AT GAMESCOM 2022

The anticipated console version of the game will be available in hands-on demos in the business and public areas
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Theale, UK – 5 August, 2022: TaleWorlds Entertainment announces today that Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord will be playable on consoles for the first time at Gamescom 2022. Media attending the event will be able to participate in a hands-on demo in the business area – but gamers will have a chance to play the game in consoles as well at the game’s booth in the public area, so stay tuned for more details about our participation in Gamescom 2022! 
 
ABOUT MOUNT & BLADE II: BANNERLORD
Bannerlord is the sequel to the acclaimed Mount & Blade: Warband, one of the most successful and influential RPGs of our time. Mount & Blade has been universally praised for its deep gameplay, which combines action, RPG, and strategy in a sandbox world where every player creates its own story in the fictitious continent of Calradia.
 
This follow-up, prequel to Warband, takes place 200 years before the Calradia we know from previous games. The Calradian Empire is on the verge of collapse, and several factions fight to control the remains of the old empire that once dominated the entire continent. In front of them, other factions try to take advantage of the chaotic situation to gain power.
 
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord was released on Early Access in March 2020 to great success, and since then has received dozens of content updates, growing to an even bigger and more ambitious game. As the full release version of the game approaches, Bannerlord finally shows its anticipated console version at Gamescom for the first time. 
 
For more that Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, visit the official website and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
 
For more on PLAION, visit PLAION.com and follow PLAION on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Twitch. For assets and product details, visit the press server.

About Prime Matter
Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Prime Matter the premium gaming label dedicated to delivering a range of diverse and immersive games from amazing gaming development talent all around the globe.
Working across projects of all styles, scopes and sizes, single-player, co-op to live ops, from producing to publishing, from ambitious teams taking their first step that need full support without compromising their dream to larger established successful studios searching that next step in the global market and building of brands.
Prime Matter looks to lead through creativity, expression and passion, with games that will grip and enchant with enthralling story-telling, winning an audience with its incredible moments and larger-than-life experiences. Prime Matter is a proud member of the Koch Media Group.
About PLAION
PLAION is a leading independent developer and producer of games and entertainment products, with ten development studios and five publishing units based all over the world. Founded in 1994 as Koch Media, PLAION offers a unique breadth of services and solutions, dynamically growing its business to push ourselves and our partners to the forefront in all the segments we operate in.

PLAION runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally - as a global publishing partner - PLAION has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.

With its parent company in Höfen, Austria - and the HQ in Munich, Germany - PLAION owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

PLAION owns ten game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL, USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham, UK), Fishlabs (Hamburg, DE), Warhorse Studios (Prague, CZ), Milestone (Milan, IT), Voxler (Paris, FR) , DigixArt (Montpellier, FR), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów, PL), Free Radical Design (Nottingham, UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam, Amsterdam, NL). Additionally, PLAION collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.

Part of PLAION is also PLAION PICTURES, a leading independent film distributor in Europe with a library of more than 1.400 titles. Further business operations include Sola Media, a sales agency and production company for family entertainment, Spotfilm Networx, a multi-channel streaming network, and a sub-label dedicated to Japanese animation.

PLAION also owns the leading video game merchandise company DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg, USA and Munich, DE) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, CZ.

PLAION is an Embracer Group company.

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