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Frontier Developments has revealed the two Hero DLCs coming to Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin, as well as first details on the upcoming physical edition of the game. Both Hero DLCs are scheduled to arrive after the real-time strategy game launches digitally on 17th November, with an exact release date to follow.
The Hero DLCs will each add a new playable Age of Sigmar unit to the game that can be used in Skirmish, multiplayer and the single player Conquest Mode, bringing all-new abilities to the field. Players will swap out their default hero units for one of these special characters, allowing them to tweak their overall strategic approach to the game.
Both Hero DLCs are bundled with the Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin – Ultimate Edition, which has a suggested retail price of £64.99/$74.99/€74.99. Each Hero DLC will also be available separately for £3.99/$4.99/€4.99, as well as part of a bundle for £6.99/$8.99/€8.99, and will require a copy of the base game to play.
The physical edition of Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin, meanwhile, will release on 27th February 2024 for PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X only, and include both Hero DLCs.
In Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin – Yndrasta, The Celestial Spear, players are granted a mighty Stormcast Eternals champion. Forged by Sigmar in Azyr and tasked with the duty of hunting down the wayward beasts of Ghur, Yndrasta is a powerful flying hero able jump in and out of the fray quickly. Her legendary spear, Thengevar, can be thrown to disrupt enemies and inspire allies.
With Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin – Gobsprakk, The Mouth of Mork, Orruk Kruleboyz players will have access to the faction’s first flying hero unit in the game. Gobsprakk is the canniest and most kunnin’ of all the Swampcalla shamans, taking to the skies on a Corpse-rippa Vulcha. As an extremely mobile and late game assault hero, he rallies support to his Orruk cohorts and unleashes destructive power upon his enemies.
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin launches digitally on 17th November for PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store, PlayStation® 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Alongside the Ultimate Edition, players can purchase the Standard Edition for a suggested retail price of £49.99/$59.99/€59.99 and the Deluxe Edition for £59.99/$69.99/€69.99.