In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Ubisoft has recently announced their latest upcoming game Heroes of Might & Magic III – HD Edition, a return to the most popular turn-based strategy game of the franchise. Developed by DotEmu, the HD update brings the players’ experience to a new level. Heroes of Might & Magic III – HD Edition will be available on PC as well as (iOS and Android for the first time on January 29th, 2015.
Fans of the series will get to relive an enhanced Heroes III adventure thanks to the authentic upgrades made on graphics which can now be appreciated on wide screens. This new HD edition still remains loyal to the roots of the original game by offering seven campaign scenarios, 48 skirmish maps, a local multiplayer mode and a map editor that’s only available on the PC version. Also, a new online multiplayer Steam lobby will also be added for players to share their comments and experiences with the rest of the Heroes III community.
“Community is at the core of the Might & Magic series, and we wanted to thank their everlasting support by bringing back the epic tale of Queen Catherine Ironfist”, said Erwan le Breton, creative director of Might & Magic franchise. “We wanted to keep the heart of what made Heroes III one of the most renowned titles of the series, while providing an enhanced visual experience and offering the possibility to also play the game on tablets”.
Moving forward, Ubisoft was kind enough to provide us with a small handful of screenshots to share with you folks which can be seen below.
As of now this is all the information we have available, however, we’ll be sure to keep you updated as time progresses.