Update: THQ Nordic has taken to Twitter to officially confirm Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning for PC, PS4 & Xbox One.
The rumours are true! Prepare for a Re-Reckoning, because Kingdoms of Amalur is coming back.
— Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning (@ReckoningGame) June 4, 2020
Remember THQ buying the rights to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning in 2018? Seems we are in for a treat very soon! The Microsoft Store has an interesting listing for Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning – a remastered version of the original game released in 2012 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Published by THQ Nordic and developed by Kaiko, the remaster is set to launch on August 11 on Xbox One.
With the news coming from Microsoft Store, Xbox One is the only confirmed platform, however, it is quite possible that the game will be coming to PC and PS4 as well.
Below you can find the description from the store:
The hit RPG returns! From the minds of the bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion lead designer Ken Rolston, comes Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. Remastered with stunning visuals and refined gameplay Re-Reckoning delivers intense, customizable RPG combat inside a sprawling game world.
Uncover the secrets of Amalur, from the vibrant city of Rathir to the vast region of Dalentarth to the grim dungeons of the Brigand Hall Caverns. Rescue a world torn apart by a vicious war and control the keys to immortality as the first warrior ever to be resurrected from the grips of death.
- Build the ideal character for the most intense combat, choosing from a countless combinations of skills, abilities, weapons and pieces of armor.
- The revolutionary Destiny system allows you to continuously evolve your character class to your style of play.
- Seamlessly integrate magical and melee attacks as you take on scores of enemies in grand fight sequences and finish them off with brutal Fateshift kills.
- Extend your experience in Amalur with all downloadable content from the original release, from “Teeth of Naros” to “Legend of Dead Kel” and more!
- Hundreds of hours of RPG play await! Travel from the vibrant city of Rathir, to the vast region of Dalentarth, and the grim dungeons of the Brigand Hall Caverns as you uncover the secrets of Amalur!
- Explore deep levels of lore in a universe steeped in 10,000 years of fiction created by New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore.
- Rescue a world torn apart by a vicious war and control the keys to immortality as the first warrior ever to be resurrected from the grips of death.
- Explore a sprawling game world hailed as having “more content than any single-player game deserves!”
- Enjoy countless side quests rich in political intrigue, romance, sinister magic, and even whimsy – all central to the primary mission.
- Improved graphical fidelity in Re-Reckoning.
Collector’s Edition includes:
- A copy of the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC
- Alyn Shir collectible statue
- Soundtrack CD
- Amalur key chain
- Five artworks