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Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector charges onto Xbox Game Pass and PlayStation on December 2

Critically-acclaimed grimdark turn-based strategy title hits consoles with new features; available Day One via Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC; new elite units DLC packs announced
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Epsom, November 15: Slitherine (Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War, Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach and Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon) and Black Lab Games (Battlestar Galactica Deadlock and Starhammer) are pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed turn-based strategy title set in Games Workshop’s world-renowned grimdark universe: Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will launch on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and Games for Windows on December 2. 
That’s not all: the game will be available Day One for Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC
 
Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector is the definitive battle-scale turn-based strategy title that takes players to the battlefields of the 41st Millennium in an epic single-player campaign that explores the aftermath of the Devastation of Baal. Sergeant Carleon and his allies must purge the Tyranid infestation on Baal Secundus, and preserve the honour of the noble Blood Angels. The gripping campaign also introduces the mighty Primaris Marines for the first time.
 
The console version features full achievement and trophy support, in addition to an updated UI and brand new control scheme specifically designed for consoles, giving players full tactical control when commanding the Blood Angel Space Marines in bone-rattling and soul-crushing skirmishes against the Tyranids.
 
Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will be expanded over the coming months via DLC which will introduce new factions, maps and modes. The first two packs will launch on December 2 for both Console and PC, adding new elite units to the game.

For an exclusive first look at a new, upcoming faction that will be added to the game in 2022, please tune in to the Slitherine Home of the Wargamers Live + event taking place on the 14 December.

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector was positively received by critics and gamers alike, and currently holds a Very Positive rating on Steam with over 1,400 reviews.
 
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What is Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector in two minutes

THE NEW ELITE UNITS DLCS

The Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector - Blood Angels Elite DLC gives players access to Assault Terminators and Sanguinary Guard. Assault Terminators feature a game-changing Deep Strike ability, while The Sanguinary Guard can quickly traverse the battlefield using their Jump Pack and can be equipped with a variety of ranged and melee weapon options.  
 

The Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector - Tyranid Elites DLC adds the Broodlord and Hive Guard. The Broodlord are superior melee warriors with a natural ability for disrupting the minds of nearby prey, whereas the Hive Guard offers deadly ranged attacks, wrapped in a heavy armour of lumbering carapace.
 

USEFUL LINKS
 

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector Steam Page
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1295500/Warhammer_40000_Battlesector

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector Release trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVsCATpZloc


Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will be available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and Games for Windows on December 2. It is available to purchase now for PC.


Slitherine – Home of Wargamers
The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital strategy and wargames. Under the Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to smartphones and tablets. Slitherine also works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as NBC Universal®, Games Workshop®, Sony Pictures, BBC, Osprey, and many others.
For more information contact Slitherine press office – [email protected]


About Games Workshop®
Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L), based in Nottingham, UK, produces the best fantasy miniatures in the world. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer®: Age of Sigmar® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 523 of its own stores (branded Warhammer®), the www.games-workshop.com web store and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. More information about Games Workshop and its other, related, brands and product ranges (including our publishing division ‘Black Library’ and our special resin miniatures studio ‘Forge World’) can be found at www.games-workshop.com


Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector © Games Workshop Limited 2021. Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector, GW, Games Workshop, Space Marine, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000, 40,000, the 'Aquila' Double-headed Eagle logo, and all associated logos, illustrations, image, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likeness thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world, and used under license.

Published by Slitherine Ltd. Developed by Black Lab Game Tech Pty Ltd. All rights reserved to their respective owners.

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