The publisher Microids has just announced the return of Corsairs, one of its emblematic licenses. This new opus called The Battle of the Caribbean is scheduled for release in 2024 on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch, and the game promises to immerse players in the world of pirates of the Caribbean.
A pioneering license of its kind
Corsairs, released more than 20 years ago, has captivated players passionate about strategy and pirate adventure by offering them the possibility of embodying a privateer serving England, France or the Netherlands, in a quest fame and wealth.
Corsairs The Battle of the Caribbean revisits the real-time strategy game genre in the context of piracy. Players will have access to several game modes, such as Campaign and Adventure, as well as a new quick mode allowing to play solo against local AI, or online multiplayer with up to 4 players .
Microids is committed to preserving the essence of the original game while making significant improvements to bring it up to date. The studio wants to provide an enriching experience for both newcomers and nostalgic fans who experienced the Corsairs adventure two decades ago.
The Corsairs license is considered one of the best in terms of pirate-themed strategy games. The game will feature a mix of tactical and managerial combat, with a new trade mechanic that asks players to manage their fleet intelligently in order to negotiate and defend their trade positions. Players will also have the ability to upgrade their ship and search for treasure using a treasure map system. Additionally, a new “Boarding” mode introduces different classes of soldiers and allows captains to actively participate in battles.
The game invites players to navigate the stormy waters of the Caribbean, explore the exotic islands of the West Indies in search of hidden treasures, recruit crew members for their ships, and fight for their nation’s supremacy among the French, Danish, Spanish, British or Dutch camps.
Corsairs The Battle of the Caribbean will offer a vast open world as well as many possibilities for players eager for pirate adventure. The game’s release date is still awaited before players can embark on a thrilling experience in Caribbean waters next year on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch.