Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Celebrates Its Third Anniversary

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Winds of Magic

It’s been three years since Warhammer: Vermintide 2 was released and developers Fatshark are celebrating.

We were surprised to discover that, despite its title, it wasn’t a rodent-based surfing sim but a co-op heavy fantasy-style action game. But once we got over our disappointment we had a Skaven-gnawed whale of a time, saying that “If you’re into co-op gaming then Vermintide 2 is essential”.

So, three years after its PC release (it later came to consoles), there’s a special anniversary event taking place. You can find more details of the celebrations here, but the main highlight is a new mission, “A Quiet Drink”, that’s available up until the March 14th. We’ve yet to dive in ourselves but it looks like a glorious, violent pub crawl, the kind that would be frowned on in the real world but is actively encouraged in the World of Warhammer.

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Double XP is also on offer, so if you’ve not touched Vermintide 2 in a while, now’s the time to jump back in and fill your cups with Skaven blood. And if you’re a regular player, you’re probably already knee-deep in booze and giant rat corpses.

We still want that rat surfing game, though. Maybe we can get the Skatebirb team on it.