Announced back in June, Handball 21 now has an official release date of November 12 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, with PSG becoming Nacon’s official partner. Two of the club’s members, Nikola Karabatic and Mikkel Hansen, will be on the French and international box art of the game.
Building on the studio’s experience in sports games, in-depth discussions with the fan community and input from Handball experts, Eko will deliver an ultra-realistic gaming experience, featuring new animations, enhanced AI, new game modes and more official content than ever.
- Extensive officially licensed content: Handball 21 includes the four major European leagues and several second division leagues, for a total of 1,600 handball players represented in the game. Play as some of the world’s top players, such as Nikola Karabatic, Valero Rivera and Melvyn Richardson.
- New game modes: Solo, multiplayer, local and online – Handball 21 also features new game modes such as League Mode, in which you follow the career of a player and manage his team. In Solo Mode, you can create your own team, recruit players and enter tournaments.
- Deeper and improved gameplay: Players can enjoy new game options such as defence tactics, custom set plays, and redesigned AI.
- A faithful and realistic simulation: The stadiums have been recreated from the ground up, while the players’ 3D models and animations are more realistic thanks to motion capture.