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author: Adrian Werner

Flood of Announcements and Trailers from PDXCON 2019

During the PDXCON 2019 event Paradox Interactive went all out. The publisher showed the first trailer of Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood, and announced a bunch of expansions, such as Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance, Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations, Stellaris: Federations, Prison Architect - Psych Ward: Warden's Edition and BattleTech: Heavy Metal.

Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance. - Wysyp zapowiedzi na PDXCON 2019 i (m.in. Hearts of Iron 4: La Resistance, Stellaris: Federations) - wiadomość - 2019-10-19
Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance.

PDXCON 2019, this year's edition of Paradox Interactive Fans' Convention, is currently underway in Berlin. The most important news from this event was the announcement of Crusader Kings 3, but the event also revealed a number of expansions to older games, as well as the release of trailers for the upcoming games of the publisher.

We have compiled all the most important announcements and videos from PDXCON 2019 for you in one place.

Game Trailers

Surviving the Aftermath

Let's start with Surviving the Aftermath, the game announced last week. The game is continuation of the popular Surviving Mars. At the event, the first trailer of the project was shown, containing many gameplay fragments.

The game has just launched in early access on PC in Epic Games Store and on Xbox One as part of Xbox Game Preview. Next year's full release will also be available on Steam and PlayStation 4.

  1. Surviving the Aftermath official website
  2. Surviving the Aftermath in Epic Games Store early access

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood

A trailer of Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood, an RPG action set in the so-called World of Darkness, was also shown in Berlin. The same setting is also use in games based on Vampire: The Masquerade license. Unfortunately, there were no gameplay fragments in trailer.

The game is coming to PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The release is scheduled for next year.

  1. Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood official website

Announcements of expansions

During PDXCON 2019 we were virtually flooded with announcements of new expantions to popular games released by Paradox Interactive.

Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations

The excellent strategy game Age of Wonders: Planetfall will get the Revelations expansion. We will not have to wait long for it, as the launch is scheduled for November 19.

The DLC will offer, among other things, additional missions in the story campaign, a new scenario, new mechanics in location with dangerous anomalies and previously unavailable Heritor technology to suck out energy from enemy units and use it to activate special abilities.

  1. Age of Wonders: Planetfall - Revelations - official website
  2. Age of Wonders: Planetfall Review – Bartender! Civilization with XCOM please!
  3. Age of Wonders Planetfall - game guide

BattleTech: Heavy Metal

Harebrained Schemes revealed that they are working on Heavy Metal DLC for the turn-based strategy game BattleTech. The expansion will introduce eight additional mechs, seven of which will be classic models known from the original table top game, and one will be a completely new type, specially developed for this expansion.

There will also be a mini campaign and eight new weapon systems. The DLC will launch on November 21, this year.

  1. BattleTech: Heavy Metal - official website

Stellaris: Federations

In turn Stellaris, the insterstellar strategy game, will receive add-on titledFederations , which will expand diplomatic options, introduce new constructions, and add the so-called Origins system, which will enable us to shape the history of civilisation before we take command of it.

For the time being, the devs are not ready to reveal the planned release date of Stellaris: Federations.

  1. Stellaris: Federations - official website
  2. Stellaris Review – Paradox conquers outer space
  3. Stellaris - game guide

Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance

Paradox does not forget about the fans of Hearts of Iron IV. With them in mind, La Resistance expansion is being created. The add-on will introduce secret agents, spy missions and new options for resistance movements.

The DLC will also offer new objecive trees for France (both Free French and Vichy France) and Spain (for the Second Spanish Republic and Spain). We will also receive a more advanced version of the Spanish Civil War.

Unfortunately, also in the case of Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance we didn't learn the planned release date.

  1. Hearts of Iron IV - official website
  2. Hearts of Iron IV Review – The Art of War
  3. Hearts of Iron IV - game guide

Emperor: Rome - The Punic Wars Content Pack

The free DLC The Punic Wars Content Pack for Emperor: Rome has also been announced. It will offer additional historical missions, fresh music and two new unit models. Unfortunately, we don't know when we can expect the release.

  1. Emperor: Rome - official website

Add-ons for Prison Architect

Paradox also offers many attractions for Prison Architect fans. Psych Ward: Warden's Edition will launch on November 21. As the title suggests, it will enrich the game with insane criminals and related elements such as new rooms, medical staff and other related things.

In addition, a vague teaser has been released for another add-on, which will be released next year.

  1. Prison Architect Review – one of the best economic simulation games of recent years
  2. Prison Architect - game guide
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