Now we knew Deathwatch was coming, but the Genestealer cult was a surprise. That said, it's a very welcome one as, if true, that'd mean being able to finally field our favorite xenos cult in more ways than the rules we currently have allow.An industry insider with a sterling track record tells BoLS:
The next two Warhammer 40,000 codexes are:
We’ve been hearing little tidbits about these for a bit, but this it yet another (quality) source chiming in, which is putting all the reliable rumormongers and insiders pointing in the same direction – which is what really matters in these types of rumor-mysteries.
- Codex Deathwatch
- Codex Genestealer Cult
Additionally he added some very interesting context:
- Both of these books are complete.
- These books are both slated for later this year (2016)
- These books were not originally part of the GW strategic plan but were pushed into production quickly both to capitalize on the success of Deathwatch Overkill… AND… to shore up finances in the face of a toughening fiscal environment for the company.