Warhammer 40K: Darktide’s classes, reviewed

Warhammer 40K: Darktide’s classes, reviewed

Polygon·2022-12-05 12:01

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide eliminates the scripted heroes of Warhammer: Vermintide 2and replaces them with player-created characters, allowing the player to choose their own origin, personality, and class. It makes for some fantastic barks and witty banter, but it also gives players the welcome option to double up on useful roles instead of forcing each party member to be unique.

While it’s delightful to spend time with most of these characters, it’s tough to get a sense of how they actually play without taking them into some higher-level matches and unlocking their signature arsenals. Based on developer Fatshark’s previous work, it’s safe to expect further balance changes to come down the line, as well as new classes and archetypes as eventual DLC. But for now, here’s how the class roster stacks up in Darktide’s launch period.


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