Threat of Rain 2 Shock Launches on Steam, Revealed by Gearbox


Hopoo Video games expects it to be in Early Entry for round a yr.

Replace: Gearbox Software program introduced that it had partnered with Threat of Rain developer Hopoo Video games to publish Threat of Rain 2 throughout its PAX East present right now.

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The sequel to the superb 2013 roguelike Threat of Rain shock launched in Early Entry on Steam this morning.

Threat of Rain 2 continues to be an motion roguelike with on-line co-op for as much as 4 gamers, but it surely’s now solely in 3D. Whereas the plan was at all times for Threat of Rain 2 to reach in Q1 2019, no laborious date was ever given – although developer Hopoo Video games started teasing one thing yesterday.

In line with the Steam web page, Threat of Rain 2 will probably be in Early Entry for round a yr. It states that “the core recreation loop and multiplayer suite is totally applied” proper now, however that polish and much extra content material will probably be added over time, and that group suggestions is necessary.

Each the Steam description for Threat of Rain 2 in addition to a few of its early (and universally optimistic) Steam opinions point out that the sequel is making an attempt to seize the gameplay of the unique as shut as doable, simply in a 3D house.

Whereas Threat of Rain 2 is presently $20, should you purchase a replica earlier than March 30 you’re going to get an extra one at no cost, permitting you to reward it to a good friend for co-op.

Tom Marks is IGN’s Deputy Critiques Editor and resident pie maker, and he’s avoiding an umbrella this time. You possibly can comply with him on Twitter.

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