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Revision as of 12:27, 2 December 2022

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Northgard
Northgard cover
Developers
Shiro Games
Engines
Heaps
Release dates
Windows March 7, 2018[1]
macOS (OS X) March 8, 2018[1]
Linux March 8, 2018[1]
Reception
Metacritic 80
OpenCritic 79
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Building, RTS, Strategy
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Fantasy
Northgard on HowLongToBeat
Northgard on IGDB
Northgard on MobyGames

General information

Official Discord server
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
Requires online activation
Choice of store, edition and DLC at checkout page
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GOG.com key
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Epic Games Store
DRM details are not known
Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gamesplanet logo.svg
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
The Viking Age Edition also available.
Missing map editor; 32-bit version not supported.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Origin
Origin
Included with EA Play Pro.
Windows
Steam
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The Viking Age Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences

The Viking Age Edition includes the base game, all DLC and the soundtrack.
An official map editor exists, but is distributed only with the Steam version of the game.

Monetization

Type Notes
DLC The DLC include new playable factions. An untitled DLC is scheduled to feature a new campaign as well.
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Sváfnir, Clan of the Snake
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Nidhogg, Clan of the Dragon
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Svardilfari, Clan of the Horse
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Brundr & Kaelinn, Clan of the Lynx
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Himminbrjotir, Clan of the Ox
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Lyngbakr, Clan of the Kraken
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Ratatoskr, Clan of the Squirrel
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Dodsvagr, Clan of the Rat
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Hræsvelg, Clan of the Eagle
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Untitled campaign expansion Coming soon.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\prefs.sav[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux <path-to-game>/game/prefs.sav
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux <path-to-game>/game/save

Save game cloud syncing

Video

General settings.
General settings.

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Cannot remap mouse
Mouse acceleration
Uses Windows settings
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, ambient and sound effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Fan translation.
French
German
Hungarian
Fan translation.
Italian
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
8 Versus
GOG.com Linux build unable to use multiplayer due to absence of a Galaxy client.
Steam and GOG.com users on Windows and macOS can play with each other.

Connection types

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL 3.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
The GOG.com version only supports 64-bit; the 32-bit executable fails to run.[2]
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL
Multiplayer Steamworks, GOG Galaxy

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
DirectX 10 compatible
Other 1366x768 resolution
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Other MacBook, MacBook Pro or iMac (2012 or later)
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
Other 1366x768 resolution
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References