Final 12 months’s The Ascent is getting a brand new DLC referred to as Cyber Heist, which comes full of new missions and aspect quests, new weapons (together with melee weapons like katanas and hammers), and new explorable locales. For these unaware, The Ascent is a cyberpunk action-shooter RPG and has been certainly one of our longstanding finest video games for PC and Xbox Collection X|S. It’s additionally among the finest video games prior to now 12 months.
It duties gamers with discovering the mysteries of a sudden and unknown shutdown of the Ascent Group. As an indentured employee of the corporate, you reside in its big arcology constructing.
And following the shutdown you’re tossed into the deep finish of all of the chaos. Your livelihood, and the livelihood of your district inside the arcology rests upon your potential to determine what’s happening. Even when you must shoot your solution to the solutions. With the upcoming DLC, anticipate loads of the identical action-packed dysfunction.
The Ascent: Cyber Heist takes gamers via lovely new environments
In The Ascent: Cyber Heist, you’ll be taking up a top-secret job as a newly impartial contractor. The DLC takes place in a brand new arcology constructing owned by one other mega corp. referred to as the Malhorst-Gelb Group (gamers will probably be acquainted with this identify in the event that they’ve performed via The Ascent). Meaning a wholly new set of areas to discover. Which is good news for anybody that performed and beloved the bottom sport.
Among the finest elements about The Ascent was its colourful and detailed world. Jampacked environments with full of life inhabitants all basking within the neon glow of this far-flung cyberpunk future. The Ascent: Cyber Heist guarantees far more of that to satiate your starvation for exploration in that future.
Along with new locales, gamers can even get entry to a brand new arsenal of weapons. Together with katanas, which you’ll see within the trailer under. Improvement studio Neon Large additionally mentions two melee weapons by identify – the Rock Crusher and the Guillotine. Which sound like they’ll present some devilishly enjoyable up-close fight.
Proceed the story solo or in co-op
Similar to with the bottom sport, The Ascent: Cyber Heist will probably be playable utterly solo or with buddies within the sport’s co-op mode. You’ll nonetheless have to finish the principle story of the bottom sport earlier than you may entry the Cyber Heist story.
When you attain that time, you may tackle new essential missions and aspect quests to proceed the story of the sport. Gamers will probably be launched to each “colourful new characters” and should face new enemies. The Ascent: Cyber Heist is due to launch on August 18 for $9.99. Whereas the studio doesn’t point out platform availability, the DLC needs to be obtainable on each platform the sport is offered on.
Which incorporates PC by way of Steam and The Home windows Retailer, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X|S. The Ascent may also be accessed by way of Sport Go however there’s no indication the brand new DLC will probably be part of that.