If you still long for the days when Valve still made games like Left 4 Dead, pine no more. Warhammer: Vermintide offered an incredible alternative for folks who wanted some first-person co-op action, and now Vermintide 2 will crank everything right up to eleven. In the upcoming sequel there will be more rat men to fight, more ways to fight them, and more places to fight them in. Hell, there will be even more to fight than just rat men this time.Vermintide 2 Key Info
With that in mind, here is everything you need to know to get yourself ready for war.
Vermintide 2 is coming to PC on March 8, but developer Fatshark has not revealed a console release date at the time of writing.
Vermintide 2 is launching first on PC, but it is coming to both Xbox One and PS4 at some point soon. Expect an announcement at any time now.
There are two choices for players who want to grab Vermintide 2 on PC.
The Standard Edition of Vermintide 2 gives you access to the game, but you can also get a bonus if you pre-order with Green Man Gaming. Not only do you get access to Vermintide 1 DLC "Death on the Reik", you also get a guaranteed space in an upcoming beta.
As well as the bonuses attached to pre-ordering the Standard Edition, you also get the following with the Collector’s Edition:
If you’re not quite sold on the concept yet, here is a look at Vermintide 2 in action.
Watch some Chaos Warriors get dismantled in the gameplay trailer above. See lots of pokey spear action, some crossbow shooting, a bit of shouting, some blood, and a bit more blood.
Have a look at some sun-dappled woodlands in this new gameplay trailer. Oh, and death and fighting and stuff.
In the few videos above, you can get a little sneak peek at the work of celebrated composer Jesper Kyd. Kyd is bringing a unique mood to Vermintide 2, making sure every track sounds like it could be performed by an invading Skaven army.
You don’t need to worry about one of your party members suffering a bad connection in Vermintide 2 - this sequel features dedicated servers from the outset.
If you are playing Vermintide 2 on PC you will be able to benefit from a range of community made content. Fatshark support modders, so the developer is making it as easy as possible for them to use the in-game tools and create cool additional content for the game.
Worried that your favourite Warhammer character or race isn’t represented in-game? Worry not, someone will probably mod it in at some point.