In a move which is sure to be welcomed by some and hotly debated by others, Games Workshop has announced a ninth edition of the popular Warhammer 40,000 miniatures system. Exact details are currently sketchy at best but, according to GW, your current codexes and splat books for the current edition will be compatible with this new release. Once more info becomes available, including when you can expect to see this new edition, I’ll bring it your way.
From Games Workshop:
THE DARK MILLENNIUM FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY ACROSS A VICIOUS, WAR-TORN GALAXY.
Welcome to Warhammer 40,000, the thrilling hobby of tabletop wargaming!
The game is set in the grim darkness of the far future, where mighty armies clash on countless war-torn worlds and Humanity stands alone, beset on all sides by the threats of the heretic, the mutant and the alien. There is no mercy. There is no respite. Prepare yourself for battle.
If you’re a Warhammer 40,000 veteran, you are in for a treat. The game you love has been refined and polished with the help of three years of feedback from the community and our playtesters.
NEW TO WARHAMMER 40,000? Welcome to the Warhammer hobby! You couldn’t have picked a better time to get started. Being a Warhammer hobbyist opens up a whole world of activities and community. Everything from building and painting collections of stunning miniatures to pitting them against other armies in exhilarating tabletop battles and forging your own narrative in the galaxy of the far future. You can delve deeper into the 41st Millennium with a huge range of novels, video games, and animations, alongside an active online community of fellow fans.