has released the first trailer and screenshots
from Mount & Blade: Warband
, showcasing this upcoming Mount & Blade
multiplayer expansion in the works at TaleWorlds Entertainment
. Scheduled for Q3 2009, Mount & Blade: Warband will include improved strategic AI, extended diplomatic options, state-of the-art rendering technologies, including the addition of High Dynamic Range (HDR), as well as the ability for 32 players to play on a single map in team death-match style battles.