Warhammer: Chaosbane gets a release date, pre-order bonuses detailed

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Warhammer: Chaosbane, a new action RPG set in the Warhammer fantasy universe, is set for release on June 4. Along with the game's release date, Bigben and Eko Software have also announced pre-order bonuses, which will include two beta phases, starting next month.

The beta, which will be open to anyone that pre-orders the game, will be in two phases—the first is set for March, with the second following a month later in April. The beta will allow players to sample the beginning of the campaign, as well as test out the four different classes both solo and in co-op mode. Further details are expected regarding the dates and content of the beta phases at a later date.

In addition to beta access, players who preorder Warhammer: Chaosbane will receive an experience bonus which will remain active for the entirety of the character’s progression as well as a pack of four legendary crates (ah yes, computer games in 2019). You can check out further details at the official site (opens in new tab).

Warhammer: Chaosbane was announced in June (opens in new tab) last year and might look familiar (opens in new tab) to fans of Diablo or the more recent Warhammer title, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor—Martyr (opens in new tab). Chaosbane will allow you to choose one of four character-based classes, each with a specific role and skillset. There's also a unique bloodlust mechanic to help take down tricky bosses, granting speed and additional powers—the duration and number of additional skills will be based on your Bloodlust level—all of which lends itself to the drop-in co-op that is present.

Warhammer: Chaosbane is set for release on June 4.

Sarah James
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Sarah started as a freelance writer in 2018, writing for PCGamesN, TechRadar, GamingBible, Red Bull Gaming and more. In 2021, she was offered a full-time position on the PC Gamer team where she takes every possible opportunity to talk about World of Warcraft and Elden Ring. When not writing guides, most of her spare time is spent in Azeroth—though she's quite partial to JRPGs too. One of her fondest hopes is to one day play through the ending of Final Fantasy X without breaking down into a sobbing heap. She probably has more wolves in Valheim than you.