Governors! It’s time to refuel your energy and train some troops as a War is approaching in Rise of Kingdoms with the latest update. Titled as “Update 1.0.66 – Gunning to the Top”, the new version update for the city-builder RPG can only be described as a long due course of action with a new Alliance event finally coming to the game. Apart from changes to the Formation system as well, players are most excited about the entry of 3 new commanders – Babur, Margaret the 1st, and Heraclius. The update is also expected to re-run some valentine’s day related events to give players more rewards. The actual update will be implemented to the live version of the game on 16th February 2023. As with any patch in Rise of Kingdoms, players can get extra rewards for pre-downloading the patch data in the form of extra Rubies and Gold. Let’s get right into the details of update 1.0.66 – Gunning for the Top.

Table of Contents

  1. New Alliance Mobilization Event
  2. Improvements to Formation System
  3. 3 New Commanders Added

New Alliance Mobilization Event

Alliances have long been the core focus of some of the major updates in Rise of Kingdoms. These include the recent Alliance optimizations and the recent Alliance related game modes. Well, with Update 1.0.66, players can check out another game mode especially designed for players to communicate with their Alliance members in order get rewarded. The beauty of the event will be that you will also get to work with other Alliances. Here is some more information regarding the event:                    

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  • The Alliance Mobilization event will only be open during a specific Season of Conquest. The event will not start until the Season of Conquest has started. Alliances can sign up to be a part of the event.
  • The entire event is more quest based than anything where players in the Alliance need to earn points for their respective Alliances by accepting, completing, and submitting these quests. Players can not only get rewards for their completed quests but also for the Alliance level. Getting more points over the course of the event will increase your Alliance level and unlock more juicy rewards.
  • There are going to be 5 different leagues for the event. Any Alliance taking part in the event for the first time will be placed in the lowest league called the Fearless Bronze by standard. Alliances in the same league will be divided into different randomized groups.
  • The ranking in these leagues will determine whether your Alliance will be relegated, promoted, or stay in the same league.
  • The Alliance Mobilization event is supposed to be a recurring event with more future renditions to come.

Improvements to Formation System

Some major improvements that are coming to the Formation System are as follows:

Rise of Kingdoms Update 1.0.66 – Gunning for the Top

  • Travelling: Players will now be able to different areas of the map by using their Gems. However, the Gem consumption only starts after the player has exhausted all of their Action Points. Players can use Gems to travel up to 200 additional times per day.
  • A new Windfall system is being implemented where every time you travel, you have a chance of earning Luck. This Luck can be accumulated overtime and can trigger a Windfall when enough of your Luck is consumed. The amount of Luck earned per day is limited and capped. This cap resets every day after server reset.
  • Improved the description of the rules for traveling with recommended commanders.

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  • Armaments: Optimized armament icons: Armament icons now display applicable formations.
  • Optimized the display of armaments in your inventory: Added formation effects to the inventory interface.
  • Optimized armament locking: You can now lock armaments from your inventory.
  • Optimized armament recycling: Recycling an armament now requires authentication with a secondary password.
  • Optimized inscriptions: Added a more detailed rules for inscriptions.

3 New Commanders Added

With the new update 1.0.66, players will also be able to summon new commanders to command their armies:

  • High Queen of the North – Margaret I: Ranged Commander

Starting from the late 1380s, Queen Margaret I reigned over the kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (including Finland at the time), and later united these possessions into the Kalmar Union. She is hailed as one of the most important figures of the Middle Ages and one of Europe’s first and greatest queens regnant.

Rise of Kingdoms Update 1.0.66 – Gunning for the Top

  • Forefather of the Mughals – Babur: Ranged Commander

The founder of the Mughal Empire. He was the eldest son of Umar Shaikh Mirza, the then ruler of Fergana, and a descendant of Timur, founder of the Timurid Empire.

  • The First Basileus – Heraclius: Leadership-type Commander

The first Byzantine Emperor of the Heraclian dynasty. In 608, alongside his father (then the Exarch of Africa), he rebelled against the tyrannical Emperor Phocas. In 610, he defeated Phocas and became the new Emperor.

Rise of Kingdoms Update 1.0.66 – Gunning for the Top

That covers everything coming with Update 1.0.66 Gunning for the Top in Rise of Kingdoms. Players can feel free to read the official patch notes in-game to get a better understanding of the new changes and content coming. We highly recommend playing Rise of Kingdoms on a PC with BlueStacks using a keyboard and mouse.