Venture back to the heart of Terrinoth with the thrilling sequel to Descent: Legends of the Dark
Roseville, MN — September 8, 2023 — The Fourth Darkness has begun in Terrinoth! Today marks the launch of Descent Act II: The Betrayer’s War, sequel to Fantasy Flight Game's popular and critically acclaimed board game, Descent: Legends of the Dark! Driven by player choice, the cooperative dungeon crawler builds on the adventure of its predecessor, unveiling a host of new monsters, quests, and mechanics. The highly-anticipated game is available now in select retailers and at shop.asmodee.com at an MSRP of $159.99 USD.
Enter the high towers, dismal tombs, and dark forests of Terrinoth in Act II, as players band together to fight the darkness that threatens Terrinoth. With all six heroes from the original game returning, players will battle the armies of Waiqar the Undying and fight to prevent the spread of the Uthuk Y’llan horde.
“The Betrayer’s War is the culmination of years of passion and dedication from the entire team, and we can't wait for players to experience the next installment in the beloved franchise,” said Philip D. Henry, Senior Game Designer at Fantasy Flight Games. “Each step players take and every decision they make will leave a lasting mark on the world. Act II offers a journey filled with heroism and we’re excited for players to take on the challenge!”
- Who needs a DM anyway: The app-powered board game offers the flexibility to embark on campaigns solo or with a party of up to four players, allowing games to run without a Game Master.
- Returning characters: Experience the evolved might of Brynn, Chance, Galaden, Kehli, Syrus, and Vaerix in Act II with brand-new hero cards featuring stunning art and enhanced abilities.
- Go Deep: With full control over every aspect, from activating foes to crafting immersive storylines packed with twists and turns, the game creates an engrossing experience suitable for players of all skill levels.
- New Stress Condition: Prepare for challenging battles as heroes suffer fatigue when discarding other condition tokens, while enemies employ devious new tactics and exhibit unprecedented power variations.
To learn more about the Descent series and the Terrinoth Legends universe, visit the official Fantasy Flight Games website.
About Fantasy Flight Games
Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) is a pioneering publisher of hobby board and card games, including trademarked Living Card Games®. Established in 1995, FFG has earned a reputation for its epic themes, immersive gameplay, and top-level components. Many of FFG’s most popular titles are based on beloved licenses such as Star Wars™, Marvel, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, and George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. In addition, FFG has its own iconic universes such as Arkham Horror Files, Terrinoth Legends, and Twilight Imperium. Throughout the course of the studio’s rich history, FFG has published games in over thirty languages and distributed to more than fifty territories. Fantasy Flight Games is a subsidiary of Paris-based Asmodee Group, a leading global publisher of tabletop games. For more information, visit FantasyFlightGames.com.
Asmodee, an Embracer company since March 2022, is an entertainment leader specialized in boardgames, committed to bringing people together through great games and amazing stories.
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Alicia Gensch, Communications Manager