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Mount & Blade II Bannerlord Development Update Highlights AI, First Person, Companions, More

Plus more improvements

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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A new development update for Mount & Blade II Bannerlord takes a look at some recent changes which made their way into 1.5.0 and 1.5.1.

The team has introduced some changes into how the AI calculates war and peace decisions. Now, the AI makes more logical decisions when it comes to war and peace. You can actually read the full post on this here. The developer goes into some seriously in-depth detail on exactly how this system works and how it addresses some previous problems.

Also discussed in the development update video is the death system. Basically, it sounds like “nobody is safe from death’s embrace.” Companions can be assigned to formations from the planning screen. Companions can be assigned as a formation companion.

Additionally, you can keep track of your party and faction army on the world map. First person camera clipping issues have also been fixed. You can keep track of encyclopedia entries by marking favorites. Also a barbershop has been implemented which allow you to change your look for a fee. New Sturgian outfits are also available. You can watch the whole update below:


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.