Publisher Curve Games and developer Neon Giant have announced a new the ascent Cyber Edition for retail.
New the ascent Cyber Edition is available for pre-order at retailers, like our friends at Play-Asia (Xbox, PS4, PS5) or other participating retailers (Editor’s Note: Niche Gamer is supported by its audience. When you purchase items through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more).
the ascent is available on Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S and is coming to PS4 and PS5 on March 24, 2022. If you missed it, you can find our review here (we recommend it!).
You can find a preview of the original version:
The Ascent is a single player and cooperative action RPG, set on Veles, a crowded cyberpunk world.
Welcome to the arcology of The Ascent Group, a corporate-run metropolis that stretches high into the sky and filled with creatures from across the galaxy. You play as a worker, enslaved by the company that owns you and all the other inhabitants of your neighborhood. One day, you are suddenly caught in a whirlwind of catastrophic events: The Ascent Group is closing its doors for unknown reasons and the survival of your neighborhood is threatened. You must take up arms and embark on a new mission to find out what started it all.
You belong to society. Can you survive without it?
- SOLO OR COOPERATION – Play the whole game alone or work with up to three friends in local or online co-op.
- EXPLOSIVE SHOOTER – Aim low or high, swap weapons and equip deadly gadgets, take cover and use destructible environments to your advantage, and keep adjusting your tactics against new enemies.
- RPG ELEMENTS – Customize your character with cyberware to suit your playstyle. Allocate new skill points as you level up and try out various boosts to take down your enemies in creative new ways.
- A VIBRANT CYBERPUNK WORLD – Meet new allies and enemies and find loot as you explore the overflowing world of The Ascent and its wide array of neighborhoods, from deep slums to the highest spheres of luxury.