Paradox Interactive today announced the release date for the highly anticipated third-person shooter, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. The fast-paced gun-slinging action of the Old West will be available April 8th via Steam.

PC players eager to fire the first round in the team-based multiplayer shooter will be pleased to know that pre-ordering the game gives immediate access to the beta, which runs up to the release of the game.

Pre-order the game with a 10% discount and jump right into the action here:

Developed by Fatshark, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West captures the spirit of the Wild West with team-based combat and a colorful cast of characters just itching to pull their triggers. Incorporating the unique Synergy system, designed to encourage co-operation and promote team tactics in order to achieve maximum gameplay experiences and rewards, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is primed to provide a heart-pounding adventure that reinvents the drama of the Wild West.

To celebrate the announcement, players can meet "The Blaster", "The Deputy", "The Gunslinger" and "The Trapper" for themselves in a brand new trailer made available online during the weekend as well as in a slew of newly released screenshots.

Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West also marks the console debut for Paradox Interactive. Information about additional platform releases coming soon. For more information, please join the Lead & Gold Facebook fan page, visit,