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Dieselpunk-themed 'Iron Harvest' release date set for September 2020

Iron Harvest
Iron Harvest (Image credit: Deep Silver)

What you need to know

  • Iron Harvest is an upcoming real-time strategy game set in a world where diesel mechs are the way of war.
  • A new trailer released during Gamescom 2019 sets the release date for the game as September 1, 2020.
  • Iron Harvest is being developed by King Art Games and published by Deep Silver for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Iron Harvest is a real-time strategy (RTS) game in development from King Art Games and being published by Deep Silver. As the world recovers from the Great War, technology takes a very different direction. Diesel-powered mechs begin to tower over infantry, providing cover and incredible firepower while able to move rapidly. You can play as one of three different factions: Polonia, Saxony Empire and Rusviet. Naturally, each of these factions is based on a real-world nation and each is playable in both multiplayer and the campaign.

The music for the game is being composed by Music Imaginary, who worked on some of the cinematic trailers and cutscenes in The Witcher games. If you're at Gamescom 2019, you can actually try the game hands-on. For those not at Gamescom, there's a new trailer that sets the release date. You can check out the Gamescom 2019 trailer below:

Iron Harvest is now set to release on September 1, 2020. While that's still a ways off (a little over a year in fact), it gives the developers plenty of time to finish things up and polish the game, hopefully without any crunch or stress. There's no pricing or preorder information this far out, though naturally we'll provide an update when that becomes available. On PC, you can add the game to your wishlist on Steam and GOG.

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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.

2 Comments
  • i thought it was dec 2019, i mean the game is on preorder in the store already.
    did you guys mean 2019 ?
  • It threw me off too but no, it's September 1, 2020. One of the farthest-out release date announcements I've seen in a long time.