Update: July 7, 2020
Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning received both a new trailer and a new release date today. The Kingdoms of Amalur remaster was scheduled to drop on August 18th of this year but has now been pushed back to September 8th. The game was originally announced after a leaked Microsoft Store posting in June.
The trailer ends with a tease for a new expansion, called Fatesworn, to release in 2021. As of now, the game will be available to play on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Steam, with no word on whether it will be playable on next-gen consoles. You can watch the brand-new trailer, featuring a badass female Fateless One, below.
Following a leaked posting on the Microsoft Store, a remaster of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has been confirmed for release this summer. The game received favorable reviews from both critics and players following its debut in 2012, selling 1.2 million copies in the first 90 days. The remaster is titled Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning and will be available to play on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on August 18, 2020.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, developed by Big Huge Games and 38 Studios and published by Electronic Arts, was originally released February 7, 2012 as an action role-playing game. The story takes place in a fantastical setting. featuring a mortal dubbed “The Fateless One,” who will adventure through the regions of the Faelands. Players can customize their character among four races (two elf types and two human types) and three classes (fighter, rogue, and mage). Combat abilities rely on skill trees, and live combat often involves quick-time events.
Three DLCs for the game were released in 2012: The Legend of Dead Kel, Teeth of Naros, and Weapons and Armor Bundle. A sequel was reportedly in pre-production before developers Big Huge Games and 38 Studios were forced to file for bankruptcy in 2012. In September 2018, THQ Nordic purchased the rights to the series, with the intent to produce a remaster of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning will release for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on August 18, 2020. The game’s official Twitter page has confirmed the remaster will be accompanied by all DLCs.
Are you looking forward to Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning? What updates or changes are you hoping to see? Let us know in the comments!