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The brand new Ancestors Legacy update brings Heroes - units well known from single player missions, to multiplayer campaign, giving it a fresh spin. All gamers are invited to test it and then sign up for a tournament organized with AMD™ and The Overpowered Noobs.

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PRAGUE, Czech Republic, 31 July 2018 - If you’re a strategy games’ fan, then by now, you probably know Ancestors Legacy - a history-inspired real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages, by heart. If that’s the case, then Destructive Creations and 1C have a real treat for you. The brand-new update make Heroes join the multiplayer campaign, changing it significantly and making it even more exciting!

You can download the latest update from Steam ( and we highly recommend doing so especially if you plan to take part in the next tournament. You can be sure that your opponents will come prepared and will know exactly how to use the Heroes to their advantage.

Haven’t registered for the tournament yet? No worries, you still have time as epic battles will start on August 25th. Follow this link: for all the details and apply today for a chance to win your very own, powerful AMD Ryzen CPU or Ancestors Legacy Collector’s Edition!

And if competing on-line is not your thing, but you enjoy watching epic battles, then we’ve got you covered as well, as the whole event will be streamed live here:

Alright! Now let’s take a closer look at how exactly do Heroes impact the multiplayer fun in Ancestors Legacy.

Heroes are squads containing of a single pawn, which doesn’t have a morale bar, and so, doesn’t suffer from morale loss. On the other hand, Heroes have special aura indicated by big blue circle around them, which, once players' food drop to zero, prevents other squads morale loss from hunger. Heroes cannot be replenished or re-recruited when they die.

Every nation has its unique Hero with unique skills and statistics:


After spending many years, raiding the Byzantine Empire, he settled near Ladoga and chose a life of solitude. He thinks that Odin himself directs his deeds and sends him visions of the future. His special skills are:

  • Holy Fury - for a short period of time target’s defense is significantly decreased.
  • Redemption - removes any debuffs and boosts offense, defense and damage.

THE SLAVS - Mieszko

A Piast prince, or duke of Poland, who brought Poland into Christendom and expanded the state all the way towards Baltic Sea. His special skills are:

  • Heavy Blow - temporarily increases attack and damage.
  • Raise Shields - squad raises their shields to hide from enemy arrows.


A low-born warrior of unknown origin, but talented archer, faithful to his homeland and its people. Dunstan is not afraid of challenges, even when the situation exceeds him. His special skills are:

  • Chase - temporarily increased movement speed in exchange for lower attack and defense.
  • Sharpshooting - Dunstan gets into sharpshooting mode, increasing his sight distance and shooting speed.


The King of the Germans. His strong will and determination secured him the crown, ending a 20-year period of chaos in Germany. His special skills are:

  • Holy Fury - for a short period of time targets defense is significantly decreased.
  • The thrill of Victory - boosts morale of all nearby units.

If you’re going to Gamescom you will also be able to check out the game and the latest update, in 1C booth located in the Entertainment Area, Hall 10.1 Aisle D, boot number 92.

About the game

Ancestors Legacy is a history-inspired real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech. Experience medieval bloodshed like never before, thanks to the cinematic action camera that puts you right in the middle of the battle at the press of a button.

Take command of your army as you storm through medieval Europe in an extensive series of campaigns. Choosing one of the four available nations – Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav – you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge


  • 4 playable nations in an extensive single player campaign inspired by historical events
  • Various modes of intense multiplayer battles
  • Advanced tactical options combining the use of terrain, experience and morale
  • Cinematic battle camera view puts you right in the center of the action
  • Outstanding visual fidelity powered by Unreal Engine 4
  • Streamlined resource management and village construction

Game Information

Platforms: PC Windows, Xbox One

Release date: 22 May 2018 (PC), Q1 2019 (XB1)

Publisher: 1C Company

Developer: Destructive Creations


Latest trailer:

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Press kit with new assets:

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About 1C:

Founded in 1991, 1C is a global games publisher with offices located in Europe and Russia. The company releases PC games through its global network of independent distribution partners, digitally and at retail. | 1C Showreel:

About Destructive Creations:

Destructive Creations is a very experienced development team, comprised of highly-skilled game industry veterans. Many years of common creative work has led to a super smooth workflow and team stability. Our first production under the Destructive Creations brand was Hatred, which was released on June 1st, 2015. Our main goal has always been to create original, uncompromising games. The example of Hatredshows that we can handle controversy and unusual solutions perfectly. | Facebook

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