Astral Ascent 1.0 launches the action roguelike game on Linux, Steam Deck, Mac, and Windows PC. Developer Hibernian Workshop’s endless creativity brings this exciting adventure to life. Available on Steam with 97% Very Positive reviews.
If you’re into fast-paced action and unique characters, you’ve got to check out the Astral Ascent 1.0 launch. It’s now out in full on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. This game is all about speed and strategy, where you lead a team of four heroes against twelve tough bosses known as the Zodiacs. It also takes place in a world that looks like it’s been lifted from a modern fantasy comic book. These are the type of visuals you get here.
Since its early access launch in April 2022, it has become a hot favourite, with loads of players giving it a thumbs up. And with the latest 1.0 update, there are three new Zodiac bosses to take on in Astral Ascent. Also including a final boss that’s doubly hard to beat.
But it’s not just about fighting. Of course in 1.0 still get to shape how you play Astral Ascent, by choosing from hundreds of spells. You can tweak these spells to suit your style and use them to outsmart tough enemies in a world that has its own careful design.
What’s really unique is that every time your character dies, you get to tweak your abilities and strategies. Since this keeps things fresh and exciting. And if you want to team up with a friend, you can! The action roguelike title offers both solo and multiplayer options, using Steam Remote Play Together.
Astral Ascent 1.0 – Launch Trailer
The Zodiac bosses are spread across four stunning worlds, each with its own unique attacks and backstory. They’re not just there for a showdown; they’ve got their own stories and reasons for battling you.
Let’s talk about the Astral Ascent 1.0 heroes you can play:
- Ayla: She’s the last one left from her assassin guild. Fast and deadly with her twin daggers.
- Kiran: A tough guy who learned life the hard way. He’s all about strength and can cause shockwaves with his hits.
- Calie: A skilled sculptor seeking freedom. She uses magical gemstones to break through enemy defenses.
- Octave: A young fighter trained by a powerful witch, wielding ethereal guns and summoning massive weapons when needed.
Also, get ready for the ultimate showdown with The Master, the key to your escape from the astral prison. Without give away any spoilers, know that 1.0 has a final boss that is a big deal in Astral Ascent. Hibernian Workshop spent as much time creating it as we did on the three other Zodiacs combined.
Each of these characters offers a unique way to play, which keeps things interesting. And there’s more: there are 17 different endings in 1.0. They are all animated and narrated, and there’s even a new character coming in 2024.
So, if you’re up for a challenge and want to dive into a world of magic, strategy, and great heroes, Astral Ascent 1.0 is waiting for you on Steam. The action roguelike game is available for Linux, Steam Deck (verified), Mac, and Windows PC. Priced at $24.99 USD / £20.99 / 24,50€.