Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord launches in March in early access on PC

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Mount Blade (Image credit: TaleWorlds Entertainment)

What you need to know

  • Mount & Blade: Warband is an incredibly popular action game from TaleWorlds Entertainment.
  • It has a seriously hardcore following even after all these years.
  • Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is the upcoming sequel.
  • You can play the sequel through early access on March 31.

Mount & Blade: Warband has a hardcore following and it's one of the most popular games on PC. Despite its bugs and other presentation issues, gamers absolutely love it. The sequel, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, was announced a while back, but we finally know when players can get their hands on it.

According to a press release Windows Central received, the game is launching in early access on a variety of PC platforms on March 31. You can read the statement from the developer below.

TaleWorlds Entertainment announced today that Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, the anticipated sequel to their acclaimed game Mount & Blade: Warband, will be released in Early Access on March 31, 2020. The game will be available for purchase through Steam, Epic Games Store, and TaleWorlds website, for $50... TaleWorlds feels that the time has come to bring players on-board through an Early Access release to work alongside the studio in bringing Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord to completion. TaleWorlds are more than familiar with this type of release after helping to pioneer Early Access as a release method with their original title, Mount & Blade, and are confident that this approach is of great value to the quality of the final product.

Are you excited about Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord? Have you been waiting for it for years? Let us know. The price seems a little steep, but hopefully, it'll be more polished than its predecessor.

Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.