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Heroes of Hammerwatch – Ultimate Edition Launches July 30 on Switch, July 31 on Xbox One

Heroes of Hammerwatch

BlitWorks have announced the release date for Heroes of Hammerwatch – Ultimate Edition on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.

Heroes of Hammerwatch originally launched on Windows PC and Linux in March 2018. This action-roguelite sequel to 2013’s Hammerwatch allows up to four friends to explore procedurally generated dungeons, all while earning persistent upgrades.

In addition to bringing the game to consoles, the Ultimate Edition includes all three DLC packs. You can find the release date announcement trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


Heroes of Hammerwatch is a rogue-lite action-adventure game set in the same universe as Hammerwatch. Encounter endless hordes of enemies, traps, puzzles, secrets and lots of loot, as you battle your way through procedurally generated levels to reach the top of the Forsaken Spire.

A rogue-lite with a lot of persistent progression. You will start each run in Outlook, a town which you can upgrade to grant your heroes with various enhancements that will further help you in your quest. The heroes themselves will also remain persistent, you can even bring your own heroes to your friends game!

Features:

  • Procedurally generated content: Random generated levels offers a high replay value and will bring you a new challenge with each run.
  • Persistant progression: Your heroes will retain the experience gained from a run, and will become more powerful as they level up.
  • Town upgrades: Construct/Upgrade 10 different buildings that will help your heroes in various ways.
  • Classes: Choose from 7 different classes, all with unique stats, abilities and playstyles.
  • Items: Find or buy over 100 unique items of various rarity.
  • Co-op: Play with up to 3 friends in co-op.
  • New Game+: Heroes of Hammerwatch will be a real challenge, and even if you beat it, the challenge never ends!

Heroes of Hammerwatch is available on Windows PC, and Linux (both via GOG, and Steam), July 30th on Nintendo Switch, July 31st on Xbox One, and coming soon to PlayStation 4.

Image: Steam

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