In the name of the emperor, it is again Warhammer Sculls. For the second year in a row, Games Workshop has showcased E3-style blowouts of both upcoming and ongoing video game partnerships. Below you will find everything announced in Warhammer Skulls 2022. The 13 main announcements include everything from Warhammer 40,000 RPG to brand new games, Total War: Warhammer 3 and Vermintide 2, as well as new details on Warhammer 40K. : Darktide and Space Marine 2.
Someone has finally decided to make an RPG set in the Warhammer 40k universe! And someone has Owlcat games, the studio behind a rather good Pathfinder game. Rogue Trader is a classic-style RPG with all the usual style staples; Isometric cameras, recruiting companions, turn-based combat and various enemies to visit and places to visit. Not much is known about the story or the involvement of the author in the Black Library, but your rogue trader hero will be Space Marine (a Space Wolf as the main art), a Sister of Battle and an Eldari. Ranger. No release date has been announced, but you can already purchase the Founders Pack, which guarantees access to alpha and beta versions.
Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun announced
If 40k Universe is suitable for any kind of video game genre, it is a boomer shooter. Warhammer’s gothic, whitish sensations perfectly match the vibrations of the original Doom and Quake games. And that’s what we have Warhammer 40k: Boltgun; A tribute to the 90s FPS game with a terrifying future beauty. It’s coming to PCs and consoles next year, and when it does, you’ll be able to use Space Marine’s Boltgun to kill – naturally – Sprite-based chaos enemy armies. Despite the name, there are other weapons. Just listen to the roar of that chain sword …
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 – New behind-the-scenes video
This may be the most anticipated Warhammer game, but unfortunately the Skulls have not introduced any new gameplay for Space Marine 2. What we got was a behind-the-scenes feature, but with some mo-cap footage and some publicity from developer Saber, the video unfortunately doesn’t offer anything new about the upcoming sequel.
Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge released
Horus Heresy: Legions creator developer Everguild announces new Warhammer-themed digital card game: Warpforge. Set to release on PC and mobile in 2023, Warhammer 40k: Warpforge is a CCG with all the major components of the 40k universe, including Imperium, Chaos, Aldari, Necrons, Orcs and Tyranids. Each group is explored by a single-player campaign and can be pitched against your friends in a competitive mode. Expect deckbuilding, regular and time-limited competitions and fast battles.
Warhammer 40,000: Darktide – New Movie Trailer
Darktide is now a few months away. Developer Fatshark has set a release date of September 13th, and so we have little time left to join fellow friends and make our way through the underworld. The Skulls Showcase didn’t reveal anything new, yet we did get a trailer for a new movie featuring Nurgal’s scariest creature and even a little bit of psychedelic action.
Total War: Warhammer 3 – Immortal Empire is coming
As expected, the Creative Assembly will combine these three Total War: Warhammer Games together to create a larger campaign involving each group. Named Immortal Empires, it is set to enter open beta in Q3 2022. A new trailer has shown the mode of cinematic action, with most of the troupe groups present, right and firing magic / arrows / missiles / hell at everyone. Others
Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate Demonhunters – New Skull Weapon
Complex Games came to the Skulls showcase to show the admirable trailer for the recently released and well-reviewed Chaos Gate Daemonhunters. But as additional information, he announced that a new weapon had been added to the game in honor of the Warhammer Skulls; Ward Oasis is a new nemesis warding stave for your Gray Nights.
Warhammer 40,000: Shoot, Blood and Tiff – Release Date Announced
A new gameplay trailer for Ork-centric 2D shooter Warhammer 40k: Shootas, Blood & Teef has been released, but the big news is that the game has an end release date. Naturally, it’s coming out in Arctobar. Er, we have 20 October 2022. It will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S and Nintendo Switch. A newly updated demo is now available on Steam, and unlocks the Weirdboy class.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 – Be’lakor Chaos Wastes expansion announcement
Fatshark has continued to support Vermintide 2, and this time it’s a free update to the Rogue-Lite style Chaos Wastes mode. The Be’lakor extension will be available from 14 June.
Blood Bowl 3 – New beta and two new teams announced
Nacon and Cyanide Studios have announced that the new beta for Blood Bowl 3 will be held on Steam from today until June 12. The beta will feature six playable groups: Black Orcs, Imperial Nobility, Eleven Union, Dwarfs, Chaos Renegades and Old World Alliance. The last two groups on that list are brand new teams, never seen before in a Blood Bowl video game. These new teams are also unusual, as they are made up of characters from other teams. The Old World Alliance, for example, is a group of humans, dwarves, half-breeds, and even a tree man. The idea is to provide flexibility, as well as to create a little friction between individual players (for example, dwarfs can’t play well with humans). elves, and chaos.
Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector – the new sister of Battle Fiction and Demonic Inspiration mode
Slytherin Software announces that Warhammer 40k: Battlesector will receive a new Faction Pack DLC, which will be added to the Sisters of Battle game. Adepta Sororitas was announced as part of the game at last year’s Warhammer Skulls, but only a few units were available in the base game. The Sisters of Battle DLC will add them as a complete group, which means we can expect Penitent Engines. In addition, a free update to the Sisters of the Battle DLC will add a new endless hard mode called Demonic Inclusion.
Warhammer 40,000: Curious – Martyrs upgraded to PS5 and Xbox Series X / S
NeocoreGames announced that the Diablo-like Warhammer 40k Game Inquisitor – Martyr will be upgraded to PS5 and Xbox Series X / S later this year. The new-gen version will include all 25 DLC packs and extensions, as well as enhanced features such as native 4K support, high resolution textures, improved physics and destructive environments, support for cross-gen multiplayer and PS5 DualSense controllers.
Tanks’ World Warhammer 40,000 Battle Pass
Wargaming has partnered with Games Workshop for World of Tank’s Battle Pass Season VIII, which will feature prizes with ultramarines, death guards and the Evil Sons Orcs.
Warhammer mobile gaming
In addition to console and PC announcements, Warhammer Skulls also features a dedicated mobile gaming segment. Pre-registration for Tactics was announced, a new update for Horse Harassment is coming: Legions, Cursed City is being added to Warhammer Quest, new modes and groups are being added to Lost Crusade, Chaos Nights are being added to Combat Cards and Seoul. The arena is being updated with Captain Evalener.
And Warhammer Skulls is everything announced in 2022. For more new video game news, check out our guide to Summer of Gaming 2022.
Matt Perslow is IGN’s UK news and features editor.