The cyberpunk action RPG – The Ascent – with double stick and cooperative combat shooter for up to four players already has a release date and arrive on day one on Xbox Game Pass.
The publisher Curve Digital and the developer Neon Giant have announced the release date of The Ascent: it will be available to the rest of the world on July 29 on PC, Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One. The co-op action RPG for up to four players will debut on Xbox Game Pass on both console and PC on day one. It can be pre-ordered in the Microsoft Store and on Steam for € 29.99.
Players, alone or with up to three other friends, will explore The Ascent Group arcology, an open-world cyberpunk metropolis with vertical architecture. Overnight, the company that controls both the city and its inhabitants shuts down, and that’s where a narrative-driven adventure begins with double-lever shooters- inspired clashes and RPG customization .
Neon Giant, the Swedish team of 12 developers responsible for the title, have announced that the game will run at 60 frames per second and that “full 4K is available” on Xbox X Series. However, they have not specified how it will run on the Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and Xbox One X, nor have they commented on possible features exclusive to the PC version.
An action RPG with “something for everyone”
Arcade Berg, creative director and co-founder of this studio of veterans of sagas such as Gears of War , Bulletstorm and Wolfenstein , promises that the title “allows all players to have fun with the gameplay element that interests them the most.” “Whether you’re someone who enjoys exploring every corner, who loves thrilling combat, or if you’re drawn to the story and plot context, we’ve tried to put something for everyone in The Ascent .”
Tor Frick, also co-founder and creative director, explains in the same press release that they have been developing the title for three years , the first from his studio: “We have a very passionate and dedicated team , and each person in the studio has brought something new and great. to the general experience […] “.