The Banner Saga Factions is a Free to Play, Turn-Based Strategy MMO Game featuring Role-Playing character customization components and Vikings.
''Faction is the free multiplayer release of The Banner Saga, a role-playing, turn-based strategy game putting in control of a clan of battle-hardened vikings warriors. Build your customizable team of fighters from an ever-growing roster and battle online against friends and enemies across gorgeous landscape in combat that feels like nothing you've played before.
In The Banner Saga Factions, you don't just play one caracter; your name, upgrade and build and entire clan of warriors. Earn Renown for each kill you make in combat, win or lose, and use it to train your characters in the Proving Grounds, forging your own unique strategies for the next fight.
Real Tactical Combat - Most strategy game give you dozens of ways to do the same thing. Faction features an original combat system that hasn't been seen before in strategy games, empasizing real choice over random chance. When you win it's because you were better.
Inspired by the american master Eyvind Earle, the look of The Banner Saga is a mature art style you won't find in other game. Each character under your command is a living person, painstakingly hand-animated in the style of classic animated films.''