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  Track down the corrupted god in Alder’s Blood, coming to the Nintendo Switch on March 13th and Steam on April 10th. Pre-order the game on Switch now!
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Prepare your gear, sharpen your blades, reload your guns and become the Chief - leader to an exiled group of monster hunters. It’s time to hunt what’s lurking in the shadows in Alder’s Blood -  a Victorian-Western stealth tactical game coming to the Nintendo Switch™ on March 13th. Pre-order today and save 25% off the retail price. The game will be also available on Steam Early Access on April 10th.


February 28th, 2020 - Warsaw, Poland




Before diving into the epic of Alder’s Blood get a taste of what’s to come with the prologue! This free release is available as the demo on the games’ Nintendo e-Shop page. Alder’s Blood is set to launch on the Nintendo Switch console on March 13th this year with the Steam Early Access release date coming on April 10th. The game will also appear on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One stores in the near future.


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Alder’s Blood is a turn-based, tactical stealth game with a dash of strategy. Gamers take on the role of the Chief of Hunters – leading a group of perfectly trained and highly skilled, professional monster slayers. The Hunters carefully plan their attacks, sneaking in the shadows until they can feel the nasty breath of the monsters they set their sights on. Quick, quiet, and deadly, Hunters overcome their enemies with the use of tactics, specialized gear and dark arts. In one-on-one encounters even the most experienced and skilled Hunter does not stand a chance facing a beast. For this reason joining forces with other Hunters and valuing tactics higher than muscles is crucial for staying alive. These terrifying monsters can easily detect Hunter’s presence by their scent, smart hunters monitor wind direction, avoid being noticed, and prepare deadly ambushes. A good Hunter knows that his hunting tools are as important as his weapons, and be sure to make good use of the sophisticated technology and dark artifacts at your disposal. But remember whatever tactics you employ, resources will be limited, and opportunities rare. So don’t waste them.



  • Stealth, ambush-based combat. Try to outsmart and outwit all the horrifying creatures you’ll be facing, as they are way stronger and you don’t stand a chance in a direct assault;
  • Diverse, challenging opponents. From werewolves to vampires, all monsters have their unique attacks and skills and can easily see, hear, or smell you from a distance. So be careful not to reveal your position too early;
  • Stamina-based characters. Cautiously manage your energy level between attacking, moving and casting spells. In the end, you’re only a human and running out of energy will seriously fatigue you;
  • A grim world plunged into half-darkness. In this world our god has finally turned his back on us, and his corrupt presence can change the intensity of the battlefield: from summoning monsters, through changing the weather, to transforming creatures into powerful avatars of his will;
  • A vagabond’s exploration system. Travel the world, bringing your mobile base along with you. Take shelter in and manage your camp, but be wary of enemy ambushes;
  • A unique fusion of dark Victorian fantasy and the Wild West. Immerse yourself in a world completely different from the one you know – a universe shaped by struggle, where mankind has not had the freedom to develop or advance any of its technology.

Alder’s Blood is now available for pre-order on the Nintendo Switch in the price of $14.99/£13.49 (25% cheaper than the regular price). The game’s Switch launch date set for March 13th. The game will also debut on Steam in the early access phase on April 10th. PS4 and Xbox One releases are set for the later date.

If you’d like to learn more about the game, feel free to visit its official websiteFacebook and Twitter profiles or join the official Discord.

Nintendo Switch review copies will be available soon, to secure one for yourself send an e-mail to Diana Biszczanik at [email protected], please remember to mention the region for which you want to receive your copy. Steam review copies are also available.