After four years, Eko Software and Nacon announced that their Handball franchise will return with Handball 21.
Handball 21, a new simulation handball game, will feature a “ultra-realistic gaming experience”, per Eko Software. The new edition of the franchise will contain new animations, an enhanced AI, new game modes and “more official content than ever.”
Here are some more details on Handball 21:
- 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 Solo, multiplayer, local and online game modes – 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.
Nacon and Eko Software have also released their first trailer for Handball 21. Take a look for yourself: