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Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader – Multiplayer Announcement and New Trailer

Written by Marcello TBL

Rogue Trader cRPG

Owlcat Games, has unveiled a groundbreaking announcement during the IGN 2023 gamescom livestream. The highly anticipated turn-based cRPG, Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader, is set to feature a cooperative multiplayer mode.

The freshly released trailer showcases nine of the game’s companions, each with their unique abilities and backgrounds. These characters will not only accompany players but can also be embodied by them, immersing players deeper into the grim and dark future of the Warhammer universe.

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Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader offers an isometric turn-based roleplaying experience where players step into the shoes of the galaxy’s elite privateer voidship captains. Serving the Emperor and the Imperium, these Rogue Traders possess unparalleled autonomy, allowing them to journey into the uncharted with unmatched privileges and power.

However, this adventurous path isn’t meant to be walked alone. Players will forge alliances with mighty Space Marines, the deadly Aeldari, devout Sisters of Battle, and other formidable Xenos as they traverse the galaxy’s vast expanse.

For a closer look at the game’s companions, including Abelard Werserian, IdIdira Tlass, and Sister Argenta, among others, head over to Rogue Trader’s official site.

In this expansive universe, players’ choices hold immense weight. Every decision made will shape the fate of the Rogue Trader’s companions and the events that unfold around them. The newly introduced cooperative mode further amplifies this experience, allowing players to collaborate and craft unique narratives.

Good news for PC gamers – the multiplayer co-op mode will be available from day one for the Windows PC version. Mac and console gamers need not fret; this feature will be rolled out post-launch for their platforms.

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader is set to launch on Windows PC via platforms like Steam, GOG, and the Owlcat Games store. While the exact release date remains under wraps, fans can pre-order the game directly from Owlcat Games to gain early access to the beta version.

About Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader

Set in the perilous Koronus Expanse, players assume the role of a Rogue Trader, a figure of immense power and privilege. They explore the galaxy’s fringes with the Emperor’s blessing, making allies and enemies alike. Their choices will shape entire star systems and the beings within.

About Owlcat Games

Owlcat Games, a team passionate about RPGs, has grown from a small group of industry veterans to an international company. With a commitment to creating dream games, they continue to expand, bringing together talent from around the globe.


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Marcello TBL

Italian Dad in love with Turn-Based RPGs and Indie Games. In 2018 he started Turn Based Lovers and now he can't live without it.