November Update



We have just released an update for Stronghold Crusader 2 addressing a few small issues reported by players. We are also planning to release a second update next month in the run up to Christmas, so stay tuned! This will include one final map pack for the game featuring maps that we were unable to fit into prior updates this year. Once again thanks for your support and we hope you enjoy today’s update!


Out Now on GOG


Don’t like DRM? Good news! Firefly have partnered with GOG to release Stronghold Crusader 2 DRM-free, with added support for the online gaming platform GOG Galaxy allowing you to enjoy multiplayer with friends. Today the game finally releases DRM-free on GOG with a new trailer, as well as promotional discounts of 66% off the base game and 50% off all DLC for the next five days. More

Contestants Revealed


Our swords polished, the battlefield prepared and eight contestants chosen… We are ready to fight! Starting this Friday November 20th, our brave team of developers will be taking on a group of eight randomly-selected players to compete for the title of Stronghold Crusader 2 Winter Champion in 2015. As always each battle will be accompanied by live commentary and plenty of chances for viewers to win GOG codes for our games and DLC. Read on for a list of contestants and full details. More

GOG Tournament


As unpredictable as battles during the actual Crusades, last month the DRM-free release of Stronghold Crusader 2 on GOG experienced a slight delay. The good news is that we now have a fixed date for the release and tournament! Stronghold Crusader 2 will release via GOG (formerly Good Old Games) on Thursday November 19th. More

Ultimate Edition & New DLC


We have just released our fourth Stronghold Crusader 2 DLC, meaning ‘The Jackal & The Khan’ is now available at 33% off on Steam! The Jackal & The Khan is designed as the ultimate challenge for Crusader players, planned as our final release for the game. While those who own all Crusader 2 DLCs are in store for in-game surprises, we would rather players discover these for themselves… We do however have something else to reveal!


Haunted Halloween Map Competition

enAs we craft Stronghold-themed pumpkins, replay Stronghold Legends’ evil campaign and notice small monsters turning up at our houses demanding sugary food stuffs we begin to wonder… It must be Halloween! To celebrate the exciting night, we’ve uploaded our very own Halloween map to Steam Workshop. Now we want to see yours! More

The Jackal & The Khan DLC


Their horsemen ride like thunder across the plain, like the kings of old! Set for release on Steam on November 6th, Stronghold Crusader 2: The Jackal & The Khan is our final DLC expansion and the ultimate Stronghold challenge. The Jackal & The Khan adds nine new missions, two characters, achievements, new castle designs and five avatar shields. Players who own all four DLCs will also receive a bonus tenth Crusader Trail mission and five additional exclusive shields. More

Final DLC Releases 06/11

enThe final character pack for Stronghold Crusader 2 is nearly upon us! In the vein of past DLCs our final expansion will add an additional singe player Crusader Trail campaign and a duo of new AI opponents. What’s different this time? Well our fourth DLC campaign will be a little longer and the DLC itself will contain a few surprises for players who own all four Stronghold Crusader 2 DLCs on Steam. More

Stronghold GOG Tournament

en SHC2We’re thrilled to finally announce that Stronghold Crusader 2 will be coming soon to GOG (formerly Good Old Games). This new version of the game will be DRM-free and has also been reworked to be fully compatible with the new features of GOG Galaxy. Galaxy is GOG’s online gaming platform, which means you can enjoy the full multiplayer experience as well as achievements, chat, game-time tracking and more completely DRM-free! More

‘Siege That!’ Highlights

vlcsnap-2015-09-04-18h07m25s69Watch Crusader 2 players SKARABEI007, korsar, FireRanger, Mejdzr, Knyaz Michael, SergiuHellDragoon, Mr.Monk, nsvsochi, CadettKlinge, DragonHeart, Hatty, bayoda, AniGrill, Dark Souldier, eric, Beroky 2.0, Dekay, third place perryale90, runner-up DSPL and tournament champion blobka battle it out with Firefly Studios!  More