King's Bounty: Crossworlds Release Date Pinned Down

Previously, we were told that Katauri's King's Bounty: Crossworlds expansion would be released "in September", but now we have a press release that provides an exact day: the 17th.

Who: Leading Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company.

What: King's Bounty: Crossworlds, a new game in the famous King's Bounty series. Packaging options and release date announced.

When: Available immediately.

MOSCOW, Russia September 1, 2010 Leading Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company and Katauri Interactive announced today the release of King's Bounty: Crossworlds, a new game in the award-winning King's Bounty series.

The title will be released on September 17, 2010 and features a massive update to King's Bounty: Armored Princess (Orcs on the March) along with two new campaigns, dozens of new quests, new items, spells and creatures.

Fans of the King's Bounty series will be thrilled to see their requests were answered as King's Bounty: Crossworlds also includes a full-scale game editor.

As in the multi-award winning 1st game, the player has many options to battle both new and old enemies. Various skills and abilities, as well as a flying steed, will help to overcome the hordes attacking the kingdom. The Princess is also accompanied by her tamed dragon, the dragon will do its best to protect the Princess during the battles, starting with simple attacks and finishing with fire breathing and volcano summoning.

King's Bounty: Crossworlds features:

'¢ 2 brand new campaigns (Champion of the Arena with boss battles in a gladiatorial tournament and Defender of the Crown with battles in unique tactical arenas with a random selection of enemies and allies)
'¢ Orcs on the March extensive update to the original King's Bounty: Armored Princess
'¢ New creatures to slay or use in combat
'¢ 70 new items, 8 new item sets, including one for the pet dragon and 3 component artifacts.
'¢ 7 new quests allow players to continue their journey
'¢ 50 new abilities and skills
'¢ 13 new spells
'¢ Game Editor for King's Bounty: Armored Princess

There will be three versions of the game available:

'¢ King's Bounty: Crossworlds Platinum Edition contains King's Bounty: Armored Princess, all the new content, plus the original King's Bounty: The Legend.
'¢ King's Bounty: Crossworlds Game of the Year Edition - contains King's Bounty: Armored Princess, all the new elements and is a standalone product.
'¢ And finally as a present to our longtime fans the last version - King's Bounty: Crossworlds requires an installed version of King's Bounty: Armored Princess and adds in all the new features, campaigns and the editor.

The King's Bounty series are adventure games with tactical turn-based battles and RPG elements unfolding in a rich fantasy world. The character and their army of companions travel across a huge continent, visiting dozens of different locations all connected to each other. Communicating with NPCs, collecting resources and recruiting an army the player will control their character in real-time mode, while all battles take place in classic turn-based mode with a strong emphasis on tactical elements. More information about the game can be found at

About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Hard Truck 2/King of the Road, Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King's Bounty: The Legend and King's Bounty: Armored Princess.

For more information on 1C please go to our website at