Hatred Developers Showcase RTS Game Ancestors with New Trailer


Developer Destructive Creations, the team behind the controversial Hatred, and publisher 1C have released today a brand new trailer for the upcoming real-time strategy game Ancestors.

The new trailer, which can be found right below, features footage from the current PC build. As seen in the footage, Ancestors mixes the classic top-down view of RTS games with an action cam that brings players in the thick of the action. The team put a lot of care in creating combat animations, which will change depending on the unit type, carried weapon and opponent

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Ancestors is being created with Unreal Engine 4 and it will feature an extensive single player campaign, various multiplayer modes and more.

Take command of your army as you storm through medieval Europe in an extensive series of campaigns. Choosing one of the four available nations – Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav – you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge victorious.

Ancestors is a historically accurate real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech. Experience medieval bloodshed like never before, thanks to the cinematic action camera that puts you right in the middle of the battle at the press of a button.


  • 4 playable nations in an extensive single player campaign inspired by historical events
  • Various modes of intense multiplayer battles
  • Advanced tactical options combining the use of terrain, experience and morale
  • Cinematic battle camera view puts you right in the center of the action
  • Outstanding visual fidelity powered by Unreal Engine 4
  • Streamlined resource management and village construction

Ancestors launches sometime next year on PC and Xbox One.