Jagged Alliance 3 brings PC tactics series back after 23 years

Rugged Alliance, the 25-year-old turn-based methods series, will lastly provide its 2nd numbered follow up — and initially of this century — with Rugged Alliance 3, pertaining to Windows PC at an unannounced date.

Rugged Alliance 3 will be established by Haemimont Games and released by THQ Nordic, which obtained the Jagged Alliance IP in 2015. THQ Nordic on Friday likewise made the initial Rugged Alliance: Gold Edition totally free on Steam, in observance of the publisher’s 10th anniversary. Rugged Alliance: Gold Edition makes up the 1995 video game and its 1996 spinoff, Rugged Alliance: Deadly Games.

THQ Nordic stated Rugged Alliance 3 will be “a true successor to the beloved series.” In it, gamers will command a mercenary force in the fictitious country of Grand Chien, set versus a ruthless paramilitary foe called The Legion.

Jagged Alliance 3 will combine tactically deep, turn-based combat with exploration of a large game world with strategic elements,” THQ Nordic stated, “including gaining control over territories, training local forces, and establishing multiple squads chosen from beloved mercenaries — all well known to fans of the series.”

The video game will likewise consist of “RPG-elements like special perks or level-ups for your mercenaries, as well as looting and customizing your arsenal of weaponry,” the statement stated.

Haemimont Games, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, focuses on method and city-building video games, however has actually never ever dealt with the Rugged Alliance series. Jagged Alliance 2 was released in 1999, following Deadly Games.

Ever since the series has actually gotten different growths and content packs on various platforms, consisting of 2012’s Rugged Alliance: Back In Action, a complete remake of Rugged Alliance 2.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.