War of the Vikings begins on April 15

War of the Vikings will launch in full for PC on April 15, following a stint on Steam Early Access and other online distributors. Publisher Paradox Interactive and developer Fatshark plan to announce new features and release plans during a Twitch livestream today, March 5, at 2PM ET.

Executive Producer Gordon Van Dyke will host the stream and play the latest version of the game.

War of the Vikings is a close-quarter combat game set in Britannia during the Viking Age (but you probably already guessed that part). It's built with the same tech as Fatshark's previous close-quarters game, War of the Roses.

We're getting in on the viking action with a livestream featuring the developers on April 8, right on the Joystiq Twitch channel.
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War of the Vikings Confirms Incoming Invasion on April 15
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STOCKHOLM - March 5, 2014 - Paradox Interactive has confirmed the release date for War of the Vikings, the upcoming close combat game developed by Fatshark. War of the Vikings, currently available as a Steam Early Access title, will be fully released on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. The game's latest features and news will be shared via a live streaming event today, March 5th, on Paradox's Twitch.TV channel at 8 p.m. CET (11 a.m. PST). Eager Viking warriors can join the stream by visiting www.twitch.tv/paradoxinteractive.

Gordon Van Dyke, Executive Producer of War of the Vikings, will host the stream, featuring the latest version of the game in action. A series of battles worthy of a Norse epic will highlight what awaits players in the upcoming release, including the latest additions to character customization.

War of the Vikings is available through Steam's Early Access program now: http://warofthevikings.com/buy

For more information, please visit warofthevikings.com.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.