LONDON, United Kingdom – 7 th March, 2013 – In a new update for Stronghold Kingdoms due later today, Firefly Studios is to add 100 new Strategy Cards to the game, as well as in-game text for Italian, Polish, Turkish and Brazilian Portuguese and two new card packs.
Patch 188.8.131.52 will be released later today at around 17:00 GMT, updating the popular Castle MMO with brand new strategy cards including:
- Expert Discipline – Armies move much faster across the map
- Ancient Farmer – High, long boost to all food production
- Extra Tax - Collects more gold in taxes from your villages
- Expert Politics – Monks give even more votes when influencing elections
- Protection – Increases the length of interdiction given by monks
- Excommunication – Increases the length of any issued excommunications
- Flag – Instantly gains a flag for the Parish
In addition Polish, Turkish, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese text has been added in-game, allowing players from even more parts of the world to play Stronghold Kingdoms in their native language. Players can expect new game worlds and customer support for these languages later in the year.
Next month’s update for Stronghold Kingdoms will include updates to Captain Skills, which include the Arrow Volley, Battle Cry and Catapult Barrage during castle sieges. Also planned for the next release are a host of gameplay improvements sourced from the community and a game world based on an entirely new country. The game currently has well over 1.5 million registered users.
About Stronghold Kingdoms
Stronghold Kingdoms is the medieval online castle game. Join hundreds of thousands of players in a rich world of Lords, Ladies, Bumpkins and Barons as you build your village, research new technology and strive to be the greatest in the land. Construct mighty castles to defend your lands against insolent intruders, develop your economy and trade your way to victory, lead your fellow noblemen to war and control of the Kingdom. Build, besiege, pillage, farm, explore, research, vote, trade and banquet your way to the throne!
About Firefly Studios
Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles. Formed in 1999 by Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette, the company has brought to market a number of high profile and commercially successful strategy games, including the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over five million. Firefly has offices in the UK and US. For more information please visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.