It seems like only yesterday that The Boy, aided by his faithful counsellor Sir Longarm, rose up against The Wolf and his evil henchmen. A decade and a half has now passed since Stronghold was first released in stores and since then we have besieged both famous and fictional castles together in medieval Europe, the Crusades-era Middle East and Arthurian kingdoms. More
Much (virtual) blood was spilled on the deserts of the Holy Land in ‘Crush The Champions!’, our most challenging Stronghold Crusader 2 tournament yet. Twelve brave Stronghold warriors clashed heads, with a mix of series veterans and new blood fighting tooth and nail to win. Teams of two faced off against brave solo players across four specially selected maps, during what turned out to be an intense weekend! More
We have just released an update to address a couple of issues experienced by some players. Clocking in at a minuscule 3.4 MB today’s update is more of a hotfix solution, fixing the “Fetchez La Vache” achievement and adding an options_override file. The latter is for players experiencing issues when saving game options such as saved games. For more information please read on.
The full Stronghold Crusader 2 base game is currently FREE to download and play this weekend on Steam and the game is also 80% off until Monday. Every player with a Steam account now has access to the single player campaigns, multiplayer and all secondary modes such as free build! More
To celebrate the start of the Steam Lunar New Year Sale we have just released a small update adding three extra skirmish maps to the game! Punish complacent players in Around The Cross by claiming the higher ground, adapt to your environment in A Long River or control vital supply lines on Fire Fight! This update is completely free and will download automatically via the Steam client. More
Due to popular demand we have released the Delivering Justice and Freedom Fighters mini-campaigns on Steam! Formerly a pre-order exclusive and made available later as part of the Ultimate Edition, we have released these mini-DLCs so that all players can complete their Crusader 2 collection. Achievement hunters and Stronghold veterans can now pick up each DLC individually for $0.99, £0.99 or €0.99. More
For over a year now the learning campaigns ‘Delivering Justice’ and ‘Freedom Fighters’ have remained exclusive to those who pre-ordered Stronghold Crusader 2 or purchased the Ultimate Edition, released last month. After the release we saw a significant number of requests to make these campaigns available for purchase by existing owners of the base game and we now have good news: The mini-campaigns will soon be available on Steam!
It is time. Do you feel that uncontrollable desire to grow your already gargantuan Steam Library? Do you dream of owning countless indie games, bundles and heavily discounted AAA titles? Good news! Firefly Studios are taking part in the sale that absolutely no one saw coming: the Steam Autumn Sale! More
We have just released an update for Stronghold Crusader 2 addressing a few small issues reported by players. We are also planning to release a second update next month in the run up to Christmas, so stay tuned! This will include one final map pack for the game featuring maps that we were unable to fit into prior updates this year. Once again thanks for your support and we hope you enjoy today’s update!
Don’t like DRM? Good news! Firefly have partnered with GOG to release Stronghold Crusader 2 DRM-free, with added support for the online gaming platform GOG Galaxy allowing you to enjoy multiplayer with friends. Today the game finally releases DRM-free on GOG with a new trailer, as well as promotional discounts of 66% off the base game and 50% off all DLC for the next five days. More