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The Ascent release date leaked by publisher via Weibo

Published: 10:00, 18 May 2021
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The Ascent - key art with logo
The Ascent

Curve Digital, the publisher of the upcoming cyberpunk shooter, The Ascent, recently shared the game's release date along with a trailer on Weibo, a Chinese microblogging website.

Curve Digital recently shared a post detailing their upcoming cyberpunk game on Weibo. The publisher's post features information about pre-orders going live as well as the actual release date.

The Ascent - release date

According to the Weibo post, The Ascent will launch simultaneously for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Windows 10 and PC on July 29, 2021. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch.

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The Ascent - story

The Ascent is a twin-stick shooter/action RPG set in a cyberpunk dystopia. The Ascent is being developed by Neon Games - a studio from Sweden.

The game's backdrop is a futuristic dystopian world known as Veles, controlled by a powerful megacorporation that controls the entire world - "The Ascent Group".

Players will take on the role of a worker enslaved by the Group. After the Group's downfall, the whole system is plunged into chaos where different factions wye for control and domination. 

The player will have to stop the factions and be the first to reveal the mystery of The Ascent Group's demise.

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