V Rising reveals Ruins of Mortium and Dracula content for 1.0 release

V Rising

Publisher and developer Stunlock Studios have finally revealed the big V Rising 1.0 update next month, it includes none other than the prince of darkness himself.

Here’s a rundown on the big new update, plus a trailer:

V Rising thrusts players into a vast open world where they must hunt for blood, build majestic castles, and engage in heart-pumping skill-based combat. As the story unfolds, players discover the legendary Dracula’s plot to reclaim his throne, triggering a cascade of challenges and dangers. Enter the Ruins of Mortium, once the heart of the powerful Vampire civilization, which now lies in ruins, teeming with the cult-like remnants of Dracula’s forces. Players will encounter the Draculin, creatures tainted by Dracula’s influence, and face off against his loyal Vampire Generals. The ultimate challenge awaits as players journey into the depths of Mortium to confront Dracula himself. While battling through his forces and disrupting dark rituals intent on reviving the ancient Vampire king, players will uncover ancient powers and prepare for the ultimate showdown against the tyrant himself.

V Rising’s highly anticipated full PC release is scheduled for May 8th, while the PlayStation 5 date is yet to be revealed, and is boasting an extensive array of new content to delve into:

  • Explore a new deadly endgame zone: The Ruins of Mortium
  • Experience dynamic endgame events
  • Fight a new breed of foe and new V Blood bosses
  • New weapons, A new tier of equipment, and magic improvements
  • Improvements to castle building, decor, and storage
  • Native, smoothly implemented gamepad support
  • Game optimization, visual improvements, and an all-around better experience!

Check out all the juicy details about the 1.0 update here.

V Rising hits full release on May 8th for Windows (via Steam). A PS5 port is planned for later in 2024. Check out our thorough and final preview for the game!



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