Warhammer 40k Rogue Trader – Trailer, Gameplay, Release Date, & everything we know!

Explore new worlds!

Owlcat Games has announced a brand-new CRPG project for the Warhammer universe: Rogue Trader. Here is everything you need to know about Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader's release date, gameplay, and much more.

What is Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader? 

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader is a CRPG set in the Warhammer universe. As the name suggests, it centers around Rogue Traders. Players will take on the role of a Rogue Trader and explore new worlds in the Koronus Expanse, a treacherous region of unexplored space. Players will make decisions that affect the lives of entire worlds. Players will also need to battle Alien Xenos and Chaos cults while fighting alongside companions, including the following:

  • Space Marines
  • Sister of Battle
  • Aeldari Ranger
  • Much more

What are Rogue Traders in Warhammer 40k? 

In the Warhammer 40k universe, Rogue Traders are Privateer Explorers sanctioned by the Imperium of Man to explore new worlds. Rogue Traders are also responsible for expanding the Imperium's borders and finding new worlds to conquer. In the new CRPG Rogue Trader, players will play as a Rogue Trader and experience the thrill of exploration. 

Related: All Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters Classes Explained

When is the release date for Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader?

At the time of writing, there is currently no release date set for Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader. Check back later for when new information gets announced regarding the release date. 

When was Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader announced?

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader was announced during the Warhammer Skulls Showcase 2022. In the same showcase, Warhammer 40,000: Darktide's release date and pre-orders were announced.

Will Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader release on consoles? 

It is unknown if Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader will release on consoles. But at the moment, it appears the game is PC exclusive. Indeed, beta access is restricted to PC. 

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader Trailer Breakdown

Owlcat released an announcement trailer that provides a brief glimpse into the premise of Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader. In the trailer, we see battles shown with what appears to be Eldar, Chaos, and Necron. The trailer also explained the general concept in great detail. In short, we as players take on the role of a Rogue Trader with a duty passed down to explore and add new worlds to the Imperium of Man.

Is Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader a turn-based game?

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader is a CRPG and will feature a turn-based battle system similar to that of other Owlcat games, such as Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous and Pathfinder: Kingmaker

What gameplay features will Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader have?

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader will feature a narrative story similar to other CRPGS. Players will be able to make choices that affect the fate of worlds and will come into contact with countless characters. We expect the following gameplay features in Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader:

  • Companion System
  • Exploration
  • Turn-based battles
  • Skill system similar to Pathfinder

How to access the Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader Alpha/Beta 

To access the Beta or Alpha for Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader, players must purchase a specific digital pack for the game. If you want to access the Beta, you can purchase any of the Digital Packs, as all of them include access to the Beta. But if you want to get access to the Alpha for Rogue Trader, you will need to buy the Developers Digital Pack for $99.

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