Daedalic Entertainment’s turn-based RPG set in The Dark Eye universe may not be launching until January 2014, but Steam Early Access will see players getting to grips with the game from as early as November 7th.
Giving the community the chance to influence the game’s development prior to launch, Daedalic Entertainment will release each of the five chapters of Blackguards in three week intervals, starting with the first on November 7th 2013.
Three different packages of Blackguards will be available through Early Access, all of which include the final version of the game upon launch. Players will also be able to buy additional extras exclusive to the Early Access*:
- Blackguards Standard Early Access Edition – £18.99: Includes each Early Access chapter of Blackguards for PC at the earliest availability as well as the final version of the game at launch for PC and Mac.
- Blackguards Early Access Deluxe Edition – £26.99: Includes the Standard edition and a 150-page digital art book of the game, bonus developer interview videos and six exclusive wallpapers.
- Blackguards Early Access Contributor Edition – £29.99: Includes the Deluxe edition and the first Blackguards DLC, a copy of point & click adventure Chains of Satinav as well as the buyers name featured in the game credits.
*The bonus items won’t be available until the final release of Blackguards.