Paradox Interactive has today announced the release of the all-new DLC to Mount & Blade: Warband for the PC. Titled Napoleonic Wars, the DLC brings the brutal real-time combat of Mount & Blade to 19th Century Europe, presenting players with the opportunity to re-fight the final years of the Napoleonic Wars as any of five historical superpowers, using more than 220 unique military units.
Under the close supervision and support of Taleworlds, Mount & Blade Warband: Napoleonic Wars was developed by Flying Squirrel Entertainment to bring the visceral, tactical combat of Mount & Blade into a new era of warfare. The expansion features:
Accurate early 19th century weapons, uniforms and environments
Massive multiplayer battles with up to 250 players
5 nations with more than 220 unique units to choose from
A wide range of artillery pieces ranging from field cannons to mortars, capable of firing a variety of missiles such as canister, explosive shells and even rockets - all fully controllable by players
Finely crafted game balance insuring player skill is the hero of the battlefield, not the gun or the sword
Construct barricades, dig trenches, and rig explosives with the multi-purpose Engineer class
Special musician units with drums, fifes, bagpipes or trumpets, able to play historically accurate tunes; all recorded and played by award winning musicians
Lead squads of soldiers against each other in the new commander battle mode
More than 40 classical background music tracks
The DLC is now available on Steam for PC at the price of $9.99.
Check out the trailer below which shows off some of the features including the huge multiplayer battles. You can also check out our game page where we have a grand set of screenshots featuring the very patriotic 19th Century.