Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord: the full version not before the end of 2021

Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord: the full version not before the end of 2021

Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord

Available in early access on Steam for a year, the release of the full version of Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord continues to be far away. It seems that fans will have to wait a long time, as the game is expected to arrive in the last months of 2021. If all goes well, of course.

In a message posted on the game's Steam page, developer TaleWorlds Entertainment has updated players on the progress of the work, highlighting all the changes made during the game. last year on the user interface and on the management of clans and families within the work, as well as on all components related to modding. So many commitments that still need a long time to be finalized, hence the decision to push the release of the full version to Q4 2021.

"The first anniversary [of early access] seems like the perfect opportunity to watch once again to the journey we're taking together. We originally thought the early access period would last for a year. And while we're happy with the progress made so far, we don't think the game is ready for its full release yet. this, our launch window is estimated for Q4 2021, however development will continue for as long as necessary for the game to be fun and enjoyable ", confirms TaleWords. The team also dwells on requests for a console version for Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord, confirming that they will come in the future: "Our priority at the moment is to finish the PC version. The Console versions will come later, but they will come! When we have more information from share, you will be the first to know ".

We must therefore still be very patient and await further updates on the awaited Action / Strategic RPG. A year ago we tried the gameplay of the early access version of Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord: read the article to satisfy all your curiosities.






Earth contains buried chunks of an alien world that are 'millions of times larger than Mount Everest,' research suggests

  • Two gigantic blobs of dense rock hundreds of miles tall sit deep inside Earth.

  • New research suggests these blobs are remnants of a planet that hit Earth 4.5 billion years ago.

  • The collision of Earth and this ancient planet, called Theia, may have helped create the moon.

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  • If you were to peer deep under Earth's crust, you'd spot two giant blobs of rock cupping the planet's core like a pair of hands.


    The source of these mysterious continent-sized formations - one under the Pacific Ocean, the other under Africa -has baffled geologists for four decades. Some experts have suggested that the massive rocks are fragments of tectonic plates that got trapped under their counterparts.


    But according to new research, their origin may be otherworldly.


    A group of scientists from Arizona State University suggested the blobs are remnants of a 'Mars-sized planetary embryo' named Theia, which struck Earth in its infancy 4.5 billion years ago. The impact is thought to have turned Earth's surface into a sea of fiery magma and caused it to shoot out enough planetary debris to create the moon.


    Qian Yuan, the lead researcher behind the findings, studies geodynamics at ASU. He thinks that following the ancient collision, parts of Theia may have sunk and gotten preserved deep in our planet's mantle - the semisolid layer between Earth's crust and core, he said.


    Those pieces are 'millions of times larger than Mount Everest in terms of volume,' Yuan told Insider.

    Dense areas up to 621 miles in height

    Geologists discovered these chunks - their technical name is large low-shear-velocity provinces - by sending seismic waves down into the planet. Under both Africa and the Pacific Ocean, the speed of these seismic waves slowed to a crawl, suggesting an area of rock denser than its surroundings. The animation below, based on a 2016 analysis, shows the size of these areas.


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    According to Yuan, these blobs are between 1.5 and 3.5% more dense than the rest of Earth's mantle, and hotter.


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    If the planet Theia was rich in iron and highly dense, Yuan's models showed, any pieces of it that broke off when it hit Earth would have sunk deep into our planet's mantle. There, they could have accumulated undisturbed, rather than getting mixed into the rest of the mantle.


    It's also possible denser chunks of Earth's crust sank into the mantle and joined them, contributing to the blobs' growth over time, Yuan said.


    An illustration of Earth's layers. The mantle is in bright red. Shutterstock


    Figuring out what these slabs are made of is challenging. Their deepest parts are 1,800 miles under our feet, in the part of the mantle closest to Earth's outer core. They're 621 miles (1,000 kilometers) high and two to three times wider than they are tall.


    But scientists have figured out that plumes of hot rock and magma from some Icelandic and Samoan volcanoes came from these blobs. By analyzing this magma's makeup, researchers can glean insight into the composition of these mysterious buried chunks. According to a 2019 study, some elements in the volcanic plumes date back to about 4.5 billion years ago - when Theia supposedly hit Earth.

    When planets collide

    The idea that the impact between a tiny planet and Earth helped form the moon has been around for more than 45 years. But a problem with that hypothesis is that scientists haven't found any evidence of Theia's existence.


    A 2016 study suggested that's because Earth's and Theia's cores fused together. Another idea, put forward in 2018, posits that when the planets collided, both were 'almost completely vaporized,' Yuan said. According to that thinking, Earth became a rapidly spinning mass of molten and vaporized rock called a synestia, then collapsed back into a molten planet. Part of that spinning mass became the moon, and Theia was no more.


    A third theory - called the 'hit-and-run,' according to Yuan - is that Theia just glanced off Earth, and chunks of one planet, or pieces from both, combined to form the moon. But the moon's composition matches Earth's almost exactly, which suggests it contains very little of Theia.


    Yuan's new findings, which will soon be published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, may finally offer proof that Theia was in our solar system billions of years ago.


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