Pirates, Vikings, and Knights II boasts a unique three-team symmetry and a myriad of colorful characters to promote exciting, strategic, and fun gameplay. It features several game modes, each requiring its own special brand of cunning to master. Do battle on a tropical island for control of bountiful treasure. Appease your gods by spilling the blood of your enemies deep within a Mayan temple. Conquer your foes by taking control of precious badlands territory. But most importantly, have FUN!

Report article RSS Feed PVKII 2.3 Released via Steam!

Beta 2.3 is finally here! You can download the mod through our Steam store page, join the hundreds that are already playing now!

Posted by Crazytalk on Feb 12th, 2010

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After a lot of hard work and dedication, Pirates, Vikings and Knights II Beta 2.3 is finally here!

We know you've been waiting eagerly, and today we prove that it hasn't been for nothing. This release marks a new era for PVKII; from this day forward, we will be available via Steam. This makes updating the game much easier and quicker on many levels!

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So if you're ready to play, I suggest you head on over to our Steam Store page and Download your copy of PVKII now!

While you download, you may want to check out our Player Guide to get yourself acquainted with the new combat system and the new Gestir class!

We look forward to seeing you in-game and wish you luck on your quest to complete the 103 achievements that come with the mod! Be sure to join our Official Game Group to unlock one of the achievements!

Before we go, we'd like to thank the people at Valve for all of the hard work they put in getting us ready for release. We'd also like to thank our affiliate RootJack, a Pirate-Themed energy drink that helps fight Scurvy! Pick some up over at ThinkGeek when you get the chance, you're going to need all the energy you have to play PVK all night!

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Sniper_LTU Feb 12 2010, 2:31pm says:

Good job.

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ceriux Feb 12 2010, 2:33pm says:

i see no servers... either that or they're just not loading up....

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Newbez Feb 12 2010, 2:59pm replied:

ceriux, same problem with me

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Tatsur0 Feb 13 2010, 4:36am replied:

Also have same problem but can join games with friends in them or from history (after the fact).

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$n!p3r Feb 16 2010, 6:26pm replied:

same here

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Collo Feb 14 2010, 3:58am replied:

Same here.. I want to play :(

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sirian Feb 23 2010, 6:50pm replied:

I have the solution to you all!
this happened to me too but in Steam there are "servers" in the low part click it and choose PVKII and you will find the servers.
next time you play the servers will be in the game and you will won't need to go to servers again.

sorry for bad english and if it don't help anyone... sorry =(

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izzysinz Feb 12 2010, 2:58pm says:

I dont suppose anyone else has the weird steam bug where they cant download mods off it or recieve steam gifts?

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izzysinz Feb 12 2010, 3:04pm replied:

I think its a web plugin problem or something

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Dr.Worm Feb 12 2010, 7:38pm replied:

i have the exact same problem i haven't been able to download any demos or any mods off steam

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Torabi Feb 12 2010, 2:59pm says:

I wish I could thank you guys in person. You have put so much work and care into this that it's almost insane that we are getting all of this for free. I thank everybody who have worked on this amazing mod. If this mod would ever become a real game, I would be first in line to buy it.
It's not just modding when it comes to you guys, when it comes to you, it's modding perfection. All mod developers should take a long look at what you've accomplished!

Cheers lads, you deserve it!

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RKotern Feb 12 2010, 3:01pm says:


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pyronious Feb 12 2010, 3:01pm says:

laggs alot! hope it will be fixed soon :(

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Light_Kill Feb 12 2010, 3:03pm says:

WOW cool great update

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Marcho70 Feb 12 2010, 3:11pm says:


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NullSoldier Feb 12 2010, 3:19pm says:

I'll be playing it as soon as I get home from work.

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lordegern Feb 12 2010, 3:34pm says:

Please take money for it!! It's too awesome to be free!!!!!

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oWn4g3 Feb 12 2010, 3:59pm says:

Awesome new version. Played some maps with 3 friends today, was slain by Crazytalk ^^ and had a massive keg of fun.

I hope that you now get the attention you deserve :)

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jt232010 Feb 12 2010, 4:00pm says:

Finally!! thx guys awesome job!!!

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RUBBERDUCKZILLA Feb 12 2010, 4:19pm says:

Big issue guys im really sad:( 20-30 fps no matter what settings I put the mod on. running a 9800gt 512mb (latest driver), 2.13ghz dual,2gb ddr2 ram on vista. Have much better fps in games like L4D2,TF2 and RE5

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iopzx Feb 13 2010, 8:46pm replied:


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Cheff Feb 14 2010, 4:54pm replied:

Same issue here, except my framerate drops to 10 fps. Funny thing is it stays well over 100 fps when i am alone (as in no other playermodels are being rendered) or when i bring up the pause menu (which, for whatever reason, brings my fps back up no matter how much **** is happening onscreen at once.)

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Turj Feb 12 2010, 4:43pm says:

Arrrh, parrot!

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Redexodus Feb 12 2010, 4:49pm says:


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maniacmoop Feb 12 2010, 4:51pm says:

cheese and crackers!

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]BlackPhoenix[ Feb 12 2010, 9:50pm replied:

And Cola

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TheUnknownM Feb 12 2010, 5:11pm says:

yay its out

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thekingtobi Feb 12 2010, 5:28pm says:

Finally....downloading it right now and i just wanna say thanks.
Thanks a 1000 no thanks 999999999 times.
I just love this mod and after all this time 2.3 is finally here.
I can't believe it. :)
I just love you guys. :DD

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Tatsur0 Feb 12 2010, 5:31pm says:

Congrats, been looking forward to checking PVKII out.

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Jesternz08 Feb 12 2010, 7:59pm says:

Goodwork PVKII team, good to see you got there.

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Tatsur0 Feb 12 2010, 10:27pm replied:

Just played about a dozen rounds and gotta say it looks well polished and can be a lot of fun. Well done guys.

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silentbob17 Feb 12 2010, 8:37pm says:


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]BlackPhoenix[ Feb 12 2010, 9:58pm says:


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sauerfreak Feb 12 2010, 10:17pm says:


Yay new release!
Will have to check this out. :D

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Dejiko Feb 13 2010, 12:52am replied:

<csquote>*shoves a mushroom in your mouth*<csquote>

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Frozencloud Feb 13 2010, 12:47am says:

EHHH! Guys... whenever i join a server the console will say my account has been logged into another user and **** like that but its not... Bug? :(

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Frozencloud Feb 13 2010, 2:56am replied:

i really wanna play! i've been a fan since 1.0! :(

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Varsity Feb 13 2010, 8:03am replied:

Log out of Steam, then back in.

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Frozencloud Feb 13 2010, 9:11am replied:

i did that like 10 times lol.

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Blushmoe Feb 13 2010, 10:53am replied:

Change your password, worked for me like a mounth ago with TF2 =D

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zyzzi Feb 16 2010, 7:45pm replied:

This is a pretty common issue. Go to C:/Program Files/Steam and delete clientregistry.blob. Your steam will then redownload a fresh copy of it, and it'll work

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cheesemoo0 Feb 13 2010, 1:35am says:

Great work!

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Axozombie Feb 13 2010, 6:19am says:

this mod is awesome :o

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LORDDEREX Feb 13 2010, 7:29am says:


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Jike Feb 13 2010, 11:47am says:

this is crap. I can't see any servers... :(

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Karriz Feb 13 2010, 2:56pm says:

Must downlaod. I havent played this mod yet, but it looks really awesome.

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Croco15 Feb 13 2010, 3:04pm says:

Yay, its out!

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s0liD Feb 13 2010, 3:54pm says:

Wicked release guys! Thumbs up everything Is great I really like the new particle effects and also the tons of new cool features. Im looking forward to see more classes for this!!!

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4CH! Feb 13 2010, 6:44pm says:

Hey grats guys !

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HaVoK Feb 13 2010, 7:20pm says:

For those of you having performance issues with a dual core CPU, set hl2.exe affinity to one core. If you don't know how read here:


People who are having a problem seeing servers.
Try unchecking "Show map list", make sure you're on the internet tab when you search. Also try using the server browser out of the game.

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