The Ascent is an upcoming twin-stick shooter that relishes its cyberpunk setting. It's already been confirmed to be coming to Game Pass on day one, and now we have a release date of July 29 for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One and PC.
From the minds of classic Xbox titles such as Gears of War, Bulletstorm, and Wolfenstein, players will be able to tackle this isometric RPG alone or with up to three other friends. Next-gen owners on Xbox Series X|S will also be able to take full advantage of 60FPS with full 4K support.
- A free-roam play style in a cyberpunk inspired dystopian world Classic RPG mechanics to enable players to build up their character including cyberware, augmentations and looting.
- An unprecedented sense of verticality within its world, with different levels and platforms discernible within play.
- Double-aim mechanic enables players to utilise the full screen and choose between multiple targets anywhere in the environment.
- A narrative-led adventure playable in single and up to four-player co-op modes.
Everything we've seen so far has our interest piqued, and the art style is gorgeous, with every frame bathed in neon lighting. Having co-op included is perfect for Xbox Game Pass, as there's no excuse for your friends not to come along for the ride. We don't know about you, but we're pretty pumped for The Ascent.
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