Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is the prequel to the Mount & Blade: Warband.
TaleWorlds Entertainment was supposed to release Warband in 2009, but then they postponed it and finally released it in March 2010.
Then Paradox released a Spin-Off to the series titled Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword.
About Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord-
TaleWorlds announced Bannerlord as early as in 2012. But they finally launched the Early Acces Version of the game this year.
It is available for devices like Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Bannerlord is a prequel to the Warband game. Warband released on the same date, ten years ago. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord follows almost the same theme as the other games of the Mount & Blade series.
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord takes place about 210 years before Mount & Blade: Warband. The setting is the continent of Calradia. There are several clans, kingdoms, and factions. Each of these has their own missions.
However, if we compare Bannerlord to Warband, they have made a significant amount of improvements to the strategic arena. There is also a feature in Bannerlord where the player can communicate with the known- players and use them to get things done.
Release date –
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord was released exactly ten years after its sequel, on March 30th, 2020. The version of the game that is currently available in the early access version.
The Mount & Blade: Warband got an average review when it released ten years ago. The entire Mount & blade Series is known for the strategies, combat skills, and character systems.
The reviews for Bannerlord are entirely mixed. Some gamers called it a refined version of its sequel. Some have defined this version as a ‘Brilliant’ one, whereas others are calling it ‘worth the wait.’
The general view, however, is mixed as some think the game is unfinished and not up to the mark. Some also called it ‘half- baked’.
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord has disappointed some of its fans, but it also is liked by a few. Here’s the trailer of the game. Go ahead. Choose yourself-