The Dawn of a New Era: Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt announced

The Dawn of a New Era: Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt announced

Historical City Builder to Release on February 26th 2019

Giebelstadt, Germany, January 28th 2019: Oyez, oyez, oyez! Fans of city building games all over the world! We know you have been eagerly waiting for February 26th, to start building your prospering town that will become a mighty metropolis one day. And rejoice: The release date of Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt is rock-solid on February 26th 2019. More great news for all loyal Townsmenfolk: When the new Kingdom comes, it will appear completely free in your great library of noble video games, if you own the original 2016’s Townsmen.

This improved and remastered version from the iconic Townsmen-Series holds a shipload of content in the cargo room: 24 maps for the sandbox mode stand next to 26 scenarios, so it’s up to you if you pick your own tale and turn a barren pile of grass into a gigantic city or face a predefined challenge. A new, 6-mission-long tutorial will make your first steps as a mayor as smooth as fine silk from the tailor’s shop. Research over 70 technologies and construct more than 150 buildings and objects.

Plan your city wisely: Your Townies & Townettes need a place to live, to work – and to relax, to grab some food. Having a market place close to their workplace will guarantee a short walk and also a realistic looking town. And speaking of placement, make sure to have a fire tower or the infirmary around, when one of the new catastrophes strikes and your city is hit by a large fire or the plague. 

Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt will be available on February 26th 2019 for PC. The price is 19,99 € / 19,99 $ / 16,99 £ but the game will be added free of charge to all existing owners of the original 2016’s Townsmen. Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt is developed and published by HandyGames, a THQ Nordic company.

About Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt
The medieval metropolis builder gets a mighty overhaul on the PC. Grow your tiny village into a grand medieval empire with a thriving economy and happy villagers. Find spots for mining ore, harvest the crops of your farms and collect coins as taxes from your folk. Build jousting fields, taverns, marketplaces and beautify your city with impressive statues, magnificent monuments and lush gardens. As you do so, be aware of dangers: bandits are never far away, looking to plunder and pillage peaceful towns. So don’t forget to erect barracks, guard towers and recruit brave soldiers to protect your citizens from harm, too. You rule the entire empire from your castle, and making sure your inhabitants have fun, stay happy and remain safe.


  • City-building gameplay set in medieval times
  • Inhabitants with their own daily routines
  • New voice over language for livelier interactions, created from Finnish & Volapük
  • Complex economy sim and deep production chains
  • Over 150 different town and production buildings
  • Optional military feature with soldiers and bandits
  • Seasons and weather effects with actual impact on gameplay
  • Devastating disasters like fire, disease, drought and many more
  • 26 diverse scenarios and challenging tasks
  • Unrestricted sandbox gameplay on 24 maps
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About HandyGames

HandyGames™ is part of the THQ Nordic and Embracer Group family and operates as an international publisher for mid-sized projects and developers for a worldwide audience.

The focus lies on creating and publishing games for current-gen consoles like PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X or Nintendo Switch™ as well as games for Steam and many other PC gaming distribution channels. HandyGames™ produces titles for new innovative gaming platforms, for example, VR (Virtual Reality) on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR, but also offers games of all kinds of genres for Android smartphones and tablets, Apple iPhones, iPads and many other mobile and smart devices.

As a games company that is truly passionate about gaming, we always strive for gameplay innovation. We received the German Developer Award as “Best German Game Studio” in 2015 and produced and published award-winning games of virtually every video gaming genre imaginable for a diverse range of audiences and gameplay styles. One example is “Townsmen VR” which was awarded the German Games Award 2018 in the category “Best Game Design”.


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