Experience the original sci-fi/fantasy world of Shadowrun across three Xbox Game Pass titles

How often does someone brag that they’re releasing three games at the same time? This is a great day for the Paradox team, along with our friends at Xbox, Codeglue, and Harebrained Schemes, as we can all bring the amazing universe of shadow race to life for a new audience. If you’ve somehow managed to never experience shadow race In its nearly 35-year history, something special awaits you, and we’re honored to be the ones to welcome you into this world of megabodies, magic, and mystery. Xbox Game Pass players now have three entry points to this amazing environment: Shadowrun Returns, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, Y Shadow Run: Hong Kong, all available collectively as the Shadowrun Trilogy.

shadow Race, For the uninitiated, it’s an RPG set in a dark, dystopian future, where advanced technology and magic intertwine in a web of corporate espionage, urban warfare, and cybercrime. Players take on the roles of the eponymous and unnamed “shadow brokers,” specialists and operatives who handle the dirty work for powerful corporations and syndicates when there’s data to hack or heads to break. The environment has become deeper, more intriguing and more and more popular with each new edition and game, and we are not the only ones who think so; the original PC version of Shadowrun Returns was funded on Kickstarter in just 28 hours!

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The Harebrained Schemes team, including the original creators of shadow Race, brought this fantasy world to life as an isometric tactical RPG with Shadowrun Returns on PC, and both gamers and critics responded in a big way; large enough to allow the team to build two more games, Shadowrun: Dragonfall Y Shadowrun: Hong Kong. There have been many new and fantastic experiences on the table side of shadow Race, also, with the sixth edition of the TTRPG core released as Shadowrun: Sixth World recently, and the Sixth World Companion book full of new character options this year only!

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Nothing makes us happier than when people visit this wild and weird world for the first time, and when we get the chance to work together with Harebrained Schemes, Codeglue and Xbox to bring the Shadowrun Trilogy to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, we immediately assembled a team of experts, optimizing these great games for controllers and improving the performance of the console. now we can share shadow race three times with everyone on Xbox Game Pass, and let new players experience the incredible stories and tactical combat of these celebrated classics.

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Also, there are many things happening this summer to shadow race fans that have been around for a while too. The classic RPG is leaping into the virtual tabletop realm at Roll20 with a free release of the Shadowrun: Sixth World Quick Start Rules! This introductory set will be followed by the full digital releases of the Core Rulebook and the new Sixth World Companion soon, so you can experience shadow race no matter where and how you play, and enjoy this amazing world all summer long.

Enter our world with the Shadowrun Trilogy and let us know what you think, see you in the shadows.

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Shadowrun Trilogy

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Shadowrun Trilogy comprises 3 cult tactical RPGs taking place in a dystopian cyberpunk future where magic has reawakened, bringing high fantasy creatures back to life. Initially created as a tabletop RPG over 30 years ago, this one-of-a-kind setting has garnered a huge following over the last three decades. Shadowrun Returns The unique cyberpunk and fantasy world of Shadowrun has gained a huge following since its inception over 30 years ago. Nearly 10 years ago, creator Jordan Weisman returned to the world of Shadowrun, modernizing this classic game setting as a single-player tactical turn-based RPG. In the urban sprawl of the Seattle metroplex, the hunt for a mysterious killer leads you down a path that leads from the darkest slums to the city’s most powerful mega-corps. You’ll have to tread carefully, enlist the help of other racers, and harness the powerful forces of technology and magic to make it out of the shadows of Seattle unscathed. Shadowrun Dragonfall – Director’s Cut In 2012, magic returned to our world, awakening powerful creatures from myth and legend. Among them was the Great Dragon Feuerschwinge, which emerged without warning from the mountains of Germany, unleashing fire, death, and untold destruction across the countryside. It took almost four months for the German forces to finally bring her down, and when they did, their victory became known as The Dragonfall. 42 years have passed, 2054, and the world has changed. Unbridled technological advances have blurred the line between man and machine. Elves and trolls walk among us, ruthless corporations bleed the world dry, and Feuerschwinge’s reign of terror is just a distant memory. Germany is fragmented: a stable anarchy known as the “Flux State” controls the city of Berlin. It’s a place where power is fleeting, almost anything goes, and the right connections can be the difference between success and starvation. For you and your team of battle-scarred shadow runners, there’s no better place to earn a quick payday. Now, a new threat arises, one that could spell untold chaos and devastation. One that soon catches you and your team on the wrong side of a deadly conspiracy. The only clue: whispers of Dragonfall. Rumors that the Great Dragon Feuerschwinge may still be alive, waiting for the right time to return… Shadowrun Hong Kong – Extended Edition HONG KONG. A stable and prosperous port of call in a sea of ​​chaos, war and political turmoil. The Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone is a land of contradictions: it is one of the most successful business centers in the Sixth World and home to one of the world’s most dangerous expansion sites. A land of bright lights, glowing towers and restless spirits where life is cheap and everything is for sale. As an ex-con living in Seattle, you try to make an honest living, but when your adoptee begs you to join him in China, things turn ugly and you discover that the police are trying to arrest you. And by arrest, they intend to kill you as soon as they see you! Build your team of Shadowrunners, mercenaries with big personalities who can fight using mystical or technical powers, and take on the corporate elite and the police. Through real-time exploration and turn-based action, you’ll encounter deadly conspiracies, corporate greed, triads, social segregation, and gang warfare.