Looks like Age of Wonders: Planetfall releases in August

The empire (builder) strikes back. 

It seems Age of Wonders: Planetfall's release date is not so far far away, as the Microsoft Store has listed it for release this August.

As spotted by ResetEra user FairyEmpire, the pre-order store listings for Planetfall on Xbox One reveal a release date of midnight on 6th August. Major Nelson's blog displays a release date of 5th August, although this is likely for US-based players.

Originally announced back in May 2018, Planetfall is the latest instalment in Triumph Studios' Age of Wonders series. Like past titles, it's a tactical turn-based empire builder with both single player and multiplayer modes: but this one's swapping swords for dinosaur laser guns. Don't tell Universal, or they'll start getting ideas for the next Jurassic Park film.

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Along with the release date information, we now know pre-orders for Age of Wonders: Planetfall on Xbox One will come in three different editions - standard (£39.99), deluxe (£44.99), and premium edition (£53.99). The latter two get you a variety of extra cosmetics, while the premium edition also gets you a season pass, which gives players "access to three upcoming expansions and an instant reward".

Sounds like Triumph has a fair amount of post-launch content planned for this game. Reach for the stars, I guess!

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