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  New Clan of the Ox muscles their way into Northgard with launch of new DLC
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01/29/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Shiro Games, the French indie studio behind the best-selling Viking strategy game Northgard, has today released a new DLC introducing the formidable and destructive Himminbrjotir: Clan of the Ox. Available now on Steam for $4.99 / €4.49 / £3.99, the new clan is set to be a slow starter but a dynamic and crushingly powerful late-game finisher. 

A new trailer for the Clan of the Ox can be viewed here

New assets for the Clan of the Ox can be found here

Led by the ancient Torfin, the Clan of the Ox are known for their overwhelming might and healthy appetite. Their villagers are tougher, larger, and eat more than other clans. They have a 15% attack and defense bonus and a 40% production bonus. However, the player will only be able to assign one villager per building (including military and production buildings).

An imposing figure, the Clan’s Warchief Torfin has unmatched strength and can  identify and loot Ancient Battlegrounds for Ancestral Equipment. He also has access to two unique abilities: Provocation, which increases Torfin’s defenses and forces every non-neutral enemy to attack him for a few seconds, and Ram, which can be used to immediately destroy an opponent's building by charging it.

About Shiro Games 

Shiro Games is an independent studio created by video games veterans Sebastien Vidal and Nicolas Cannasse in order to bring new innovative games to life. Based in Bordeaux, France, the studio released its first title, Evoland, in 2013, followed by the acclaimed sequel Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder in 2015. Shiro Games launched their best-selling Viking strategy game Northgard in 2018. The team has also brought Northgard to the console, with a Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version now available. The studio is hard at work on its new cooperative medieval action game, Darksburg, currently in closed beta.

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