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Australian Developed ‘Armello’ Launching on Xbox One This Month

Armello, a fantasy digital board game from Australian developer League of Geeks will launch on Xbox One on August 30 for $19.99 USD. The game is currently available on PC and PS4.

“We have been overjoyed by the positive reception fans continue to show the game and are not only excited to expand the experience, but to also welcome Xbox players into our incredible community,” said Trent Kusters, co-founder and director of League of Geeks.

On the same day, The Usurpers Hero Pack will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam for $9.99 USD. The Usurpers Hero Pack adds four new playable characters, one from each of the four animal clans in Armello, and four new Clan Rings.

“Launching Armello last September was never the end goal, just a milestone, The Usurpers Hero Pack expands Armello‘s depth of strategy and diversified playstyles.”

A press release describes the four new characters as follows:

  • Magna, the Unbroken: A tank-like Wolf Clan member with the Hero Power, “Shield Maiden,” which allows her to reflect attacks. Magna’s high Body and Fight stats in combination with Shield Maiden is ideally suited for players who focus on combat.
  • Elyssia, Wardress of Warrens: A hero of the Rabbit Clan who can permanently fortify settlements with her “Architect” ability, granting Elyssia greater control of the daily gold reward for holding settlements. While not the strongest in straightforward fights, her high Wits stat and ability to monopolize Armello‘s economy make her very dangerous.
  • Ghor, The Wyldkin: A Bear Clan hero whose magic draws strength from forests. His Hero Power, “Conduit,” allows him to cast spells for one less magic per adjacent forest, and enables him to cast to any woodland tiles on the board. This powerful ability, is ideal for stealthy spell play.
  • Sargon, The Death Teller: The latest addition to the Rat Clan has evenly balanced stats, but his Hero Power, “Veil Gazer,” makes him a very appealing choice to cerebral players. Sargon has the ability to see cards before they’re drawn, giving him a strategic advantage over every other character.

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Nathan Manning is an Xbox Editor for AnalogAddiction. You can talk games with him on Twitter@Nathan_M96 and follow@AnalogAddiction.

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