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Stronghold 2 Steam Workshop Competition

With full Steam Workshop support added to Stronghold 2 as part of the newly released Steam Edition, it is now easier than ever to share your iconic castles, historic battlegrounds and fantasy epic landscapes. Having already seen more than a hundred inventive creations on the Workshops, we would like to encourage further creation and refinement by running our very own Stronghold 2 custom map competition! Demonstrate your creativity, technical design skills and ingenuity to the Stronghold community for YOUR chance to win a lifetime’s supply of Firefly Studios games! See your custom map featured on the official Firefly website, social media accounts and anywhere else we can tell the world about your awesome creation. Continue reading

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Out Now – Stronghold 2: Steam Edition!

We are pleased to announce that Stronghold 2: Steam Edition is now available to download and play! Discounted by 15% during launch week and released as FREE update for existing owners on Steam, this new remaster is designed to future proof one of your favourite Stronghold games. With new content, enhanced graphics and a reworked UI the Steam Edition brings Stronghold 2 into the modern era for both veterans and Stronghold newbies. Continue reading

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Stronghold 2 – Original Vs Steam

Our FREE Steam Edition upgrade for Stronghold 2 is almost here! With just a week to go before the long awaited re-release arrives on October 5, we take a closer look at the game’s visual enhancements with a side-by-side graphical comparison. Thanks to enhanced visuals, widescreen support and a reworked user interface, you can now keep better track of your pitiful subjects, observe a greater area of the battlefield and watch closely as medieval life unfolds within your castle walls. Perhaps now those lazy peasants will think twice about stealing from the granary! Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Stronghold 2: Steam Edition

We are pleased to finally announce that Stronghold 2: Steam Edition will be released on Steam as a free upgrade for existing owners of the game on October 5th 2017. Created exclusively for Steam, Stronghold 2: Steam Edition comes with Steam multiplayer, achievements, visual enhancements, six new maps, a digital art book, official soundtrack and Steam Trading Cards. The Steam Edition also updates Stronghold 2 with full Steam Workshop support, allowing to you easily create and share custom maps with friends. Recreate iconic real-life castles, battlegrounds from medieval history and scenes from your favourite fantasy epic! Continue reading

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The Making of Stronghold 2

Ever wondered what it was like for the original Stronghold 2 developers to produce a highly anticipated sequel to the original castle sim? Then watch our new ‘Making Of’ feature and find out exactly what it was like, straight from our two most senior members in the London office. Designer Simon Bradbury and Producer Paul Harris, both of whom worked on the original release of Stronghold 2 in 2005, discuss custom engines, new features and working with one of the biggest publishers in the world! Continue reading

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Stronghold 2 – Top 5 Custom Maps

Coming soon to Steam as a free update for all existing owners of the Stronghold Collection, Stronghold 2: Steam Edition will be released with full Workshop support. To celebrate the free update and new Steam features, ranging from new maps and achievements to restored multiplayer, we decided to plunder the archives of legendary Stronghold fansite StrongholdHeaven and present our top five player-created maps! Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Stronghold 2: Steam Edition!

The good news? Stronghold 2 is coming to Steam independent of the Stronghold Collection. Even better news? The game is being re-released with new content as a free upgrade for existing owners on Steam! Stronghold 2: Steam Edition will come with full Steam integration and restored multiplayer, as well as new content created specifically for this version of the game. Continue reading

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New Steam Editions

We are pleased to announce that Stronghold Legends and Stronghold 2 are being updated! Stronghold Legends: Steam Edition will release next month with with Steam multiplayer, achievements, exclusive maps, trading cards and all bonus DLC content, with Stronghold 2: Steam Edition to follow in 2017. Both games will be a FREE update for anyone who currently owns them on Steam, as part of the Stronghold Collection. Continue reading