Unveiling these screenshots
, Paradox Interactive
announced that hieldmaiden
, a free mini-expansion for War of the Vikings
, is available now alongside a new DLC package which adds a wealth of customization options to the new female warriors. Owners of the of the Blood Eagle and Valhalla editions of the game will have this customization DLC already included, base game owners can purchase the customization DLC for $4.99.
The Shieldmaiden mini-expansion allows players to play as female combatants in a new pre-defined class for both the Viking and Saxon factions, with designs inspired by history and real-world accounts of brave warrior women. It also gives all players access to new maps, new weapons, and the ability to use a female face for all existing classes.