Digital pre-orders open on Xbox One for the first proper sequel to the hit CastleStorm video game

Brad Stephenson

CastleStorm II video game on Xbox One.

Digital pre-orders are now live for CastleStorm II on Microsoft’s family of Xbox One consoles ahead of its September 23rd release later this month.

CastleStorm II is the first proper sequel to the original CastleStorm video game which first launched way back in 2013 on the Xbox 360. Like the first game, CastleStorm II is kind of a blend of classic platforming and tower defense video games wrapped up in a cartoony medieval setting.

Here’s the official game description:

Aim your catapults! Command your troops! Bloody the battlefield! CastleStorm II levels up gaming’s greatest genre mishmash with ruthless destruction powered by Unreal 4, plus a whole new metagame of strategic, tactical conquest. The heroes of the Kingdom confront the vile forces of the Undead, and you’ll plot your path to triumph for both sides in two epic story-driven campaigns. But not without some hands-on chaotic carnage and delightful devastation!

CastleStorm II returns to a classic fantasy land of medieval madness, rife with heroic knights, enchanting sorceresses, glorious griffins…and sheep. But a new threat rises – literally…as in, from the grave. Walking corpses. Headless horsemen. ZOMBIE sheep. All-around nasty necromancy. You get the picture. Build an entire empire through gameplay that engages your inner hardcore strategist…then command – even CONTROL – your soldiers en route to triumph!

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CastleStorm II
CastleStorm II
Developer: Zen Studios
Price: $19.99