For many years, Warhammer 40,000 has been an IP that many felt had either been exploited by crappy game developers and their poor quality games or largely neglected. Beyond the original Dawn of War real-time strategy extravaganza, there wasn’t much on offer.
Not so, anymore. Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector is a new turn-based strategy game set in the world-renowned sci-fi/fantasy setting imagined by Games Workshop. You choose your faction, develop your army, field mighty heroes and fight for victory using superior strategy, awesome abilities, and devastating weaponry.
Oh and by the way—In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war.
Released just recently, a new faction has been unearthed on Baal Secundus: the ancient Necrons, with a full new roster of unique units and heroes. Also, the game will receive a new procedural campaign type as part of a free update, for greatly increased replayability.
For sixty million years, the Necrons have slept silently in their tombs. Now they have come to Battlesector!
The Necron faction DLC brings fourteen brand new units to Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector. Each unit has unique gameplay mechanics, weapons, and skills to bring glory to the return of the Necron empire
A Dynasty of Living Metal
With bodies made of Living Metal and Reanimation Protocols that can resurrect the fallen, the relentless Necron march of these ancient warriors is endless. Unique Momentum mechanics make the Necron army play unlike any other.
Rule Your Dynasty
Powerful new headquarters leaders include the Necron Overlord, whose Command Protocols augment the strengths of his surrounding forces; and the mighty Plasmancer, a high damage nuker that can call down devastation with multiple earth-shattering abilities.
Control the Battlefield
The robotic Necrons have many tools to dominate the battlefield. Warriors and Immortals march relentlessly on the opponent, while the indomitable Lychguard and the adaptable Triarch Praetorians provide tactical flexibility for any situation.
The pinpoint accuracy of the sniper-like Deathmarks and Hexmark Destroyers will force your opponents to find cover. However, the devastating charge of the Skorpekh Destroyers will break even the most stalwart of defenses.
Need even more power? Heavy Lokhust Destroyers provide devastating strikes across the battlefield, and the Annihilation Barge will leave an inevitable trail of destruction wherever it goes. Use the versatile Tomb Blades to outmaneuver the lesser races or rain death from the skies with airstrikes from the Doom Scythe.
Of course, ownership of the Necrons DLC is required to play as the Necrons in the War of Celestial Discord campaign, as well as in Skirmish and Multiplayer. Ownership of the Necrons DLC is NOT required to play against the Necrons in the War of Celestial Discord campaign, Skirmish or Multiplayer.
New gameplay type—Age of Crimson Dawn: Experience an epic twenty mission single-player campaign that explores the aftermath of the Devastation of Baal. Help Sergeant Carleon and his allies purge the Tyranid infestation on Baal Secundus, and preserve the honour of the noble Blood Angels.
Skirmish Mode: Fight across the surface of Baal on maps of your choosing and select either the Blood Angels or the Tyranids in the Skirmish mode. Completely customize your army list by picking your units, heroes and their loadouts.
Forge Your Armies: Command iconic units like the Sanguinary Priest, the Librarian Dreadnought, and the Hive Tyrant to annihilate your foes. Use over 60 abilities and 50 weapons to orchestrate your opponent’s bloody demise.
Build Momentum: Each faction has a unique Momentum system that can result in a Surged unit. Units that Surge are able to string together superhuman chains of actions, or use the opportunity to further upgrade their abilities.
Call In Air Support: Use Command Points to call in faction-specific air support abilities. The Blood Angels Stormraven can obliterate xenos with a missile barrage, or deep strike a unit of veteran Assault Marines behind enemy lines. Meanwhile, the Tyranid Harpy can devastate the enemy defenses with its Sonic Screech, or scatter the battlefield with its deadly Spore Mines.
Face Your Friends On The Battlefield: With live and asynchronous multiplayer, and hot-seat modes available, there’s no excuse not to take your friends to war.
Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector is now available on PC (Steam)