Cellar Door Games has revealed that Rogue Legacy 2, the Roguelite sequel to its upcoming 2020 Early Access Rogue Legacy, will launch 1.0 this month.
More specifically, Rogue Legacy 2 hits Steam and the Epic Games Store on April 28.If you haven’t played the first Rogue Legacy, you can now, as it’s a free game on the Epic Games Store from April 7th to April 14th. To celebrate today’s news, the Cellar Door game is released a new trailer IGN Shows something waiting for the player in roguelite.
“Rogue Legacy 2 has finally reached v1.0, and we’re very pleased with how it turned out,” Cellar Door Games wrote in a press release. “Our goal with Rogue Legacy 2 was always to make Rogue Legacy 3 because we didn’t want to settle for more. It had to stay true to the original, but also stand on its own as something new. After nearly four years of development, bringing it Giving it to fans is the last step in this long journey, and we hope they find it as special as we do.”
The sequel features a new art style — 3D characters set against hand-drawn 2.5D backdrops — new weapons, abilities and classes, environments, and more. It also brings heirlooms to the series, which Cellar Door Games says promotes a “unique Metroidvania feel” by permanently giving heroes new abilities.
“On top of that, Rogue Legacy 2 has vastly improved features, bringing greater value to their risk-versus-reward game, and a major advance in accessibility, allowing players to succeed even when they’re struggling .”
Be sure to check out these new screenshots from Rogue Legacy 2 as you wait for the 1.0 release on Steam and the Epic Games Store on April 28.
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