Vikingard’s first crossover with hit TV series Vikings will go live later this month
NetEase Games’ RPG sim Vikingard has announced a massive collaboration with its real-life counterpart, MGM’s hit TV series Vikings. The crossover will go live on August 23 and will feature tons of content based on the show’s first season, as they follow the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok.
Vikings tells the story of legendary Viking warrior Ragnar Lothbrok as he embarks on a perilous journey, eventually conquering England and becoming a Norse king. The show ran for six seasons and garnered millions of views. A sequel, titled Vikings: Valhalla, was released in February, set 100 years after the events of the original with new characters following an entirely new path.
Speaking about the collaboration, Ethan Wang, Senior Vice President of NetEase Inc., said: “We are delighted to partner with the Vikings franchise, which has undoubtedly influenced and inspired many viewers. We believe that this collaboration will be perfect and will bring fun and surprises to both our users and fans. of Vikings.
This crossover will be one of many, eventually introducing loads of content from the show to the game. Going forward, players will be able to recruit characters like Ragnar, Lagertha, Rollo, and Floki to their teams. Once the onboarding is complete, these heroes will help players attack cities and capture territories and also visit the game’s tribes, gathering information on their travels. Additionally, players will be able to join and advise Ragnar on his journey to becoming king. Many exclusive icons and rewards will also be up for grabs, so stay tuned!
Robert Marick, Executive Vice President of Global Consumer Products and Experiences at MGM, added: “The Vikings franchise has exploded in popularity around the world, and we look forward to bringing our dedicated fans a new and exciting way to experience epic Vikings adventures with this series of Vikingard in-game integrations.”
NetEase Games plans to keep this collaboration alive with more integrations that dive deeper into the Vikings universe. Check it all out now by downloading Vikingard for free by hitting one of the links below.
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