The game has features like dynamic wind, which can blow the grass and tree leaves in any direction. You’ll see the plants ripple. But this isn’t just cosmetic — it affects the speed of Viking sailing ships and blows cloth around.
The environments look beautiful, with a mixture of realistic and stylized art. The humans, for instance, look like 3D cartoon characters, but the grass and water and trees look very realistic. I like the combined effect of the different art styles, and the video is quite stirring with the pounding music. It’s sure to benefit from all of the hype around Vikings these days.