Remnant: From the Ashes Celebrates One Million Sales By Adding Hardcore Mode
Remnant: From the Ashes was a sleeper hit this year, and has now sold over a million units according to a press release from Perfect World Entertainment and development studio Gunfire Games.
They’ve already added Adventure mode and an all-new dungeon, so how do they mark this milestone? They’ve added in the much-requested Hardcore Mode, where players will have only one life to complete the game. Beating bosses in Hardcore will be difficult, but will pay off in the loot department as dropping a World Boss will provide the player with powerful rings that are available on both their Standard characters and future Hardcore characters as well.
They’ve also added a slew of quality of life improvements, including emotes, hiding your helmet, and several balance updates.
But they weren’t done there, they also updated their roadmap for new content!
If you haven’t checked out Remnant yet, be sure to jump in. It’s one of my favourite games this year, and I’m sure you’ll see it again at the year-end awards.
Here’s the press release:
REMNANT: FROM THE ASHES CROSSES ONE MILLION UNITS IN SALES
Highly Anticipated Hardcore Mode and New Game Updates to go Live on Thursday
Roadmap of Upcoming DLC through 2020 Announced
REDWOOD CITY, CA — October 30, 2019 — Perfect World Entertainment and Gunfire Games today announced that this summer’s sleeper hit, Remnant: From the Ashes, has sold more than a million units. To celebrate, on Thursday, October 31, the game will release new in-game content and rewards that will enhance players’ experience, including one of the most requested asks by fans: Hardcore Mode. This new mode will challenge players to complete the game with only one life. In addition, the Remnant: From the Ashes team teased that more exciting DLC will drop throughout 2020.
“A big thank you to all of the fans who helped Remnant: From the Ashes achieve this major milestone,” said Yoon Im, COO of Perfect World Entertainment. “Gunfire Games has made a truly special game, and it’s fantastic to see how much it has resonated with players. The team has awesome plans in the works that will continue to keep the game fresh and challenging. We’re looking forward to continuing this journey with them and all of the fans.”
“The response to Remnant: From the Ashes has been overwhelming and humbling,” said Gunfire Games co-founder and president, David Adams. “We’re excited to expand Remnant’s universe and know players will love the new game content we have in the pipe for 2020. They’ve been asking almost daily for harder and harder challenges, and we are thrilled to unveil Hardcore Mode. Let’s see who has the skills to dominate the Root and make it out alive in one shot!”
About October’s Game Update
Hardcore Mode is a new game mode where death is truly the end. Players create a new Hardcore character and play until their first death, after which they are permanently lost. To maintain a level playing field, Hardcore characters can only play online with other Hardcore characters and will not be able to random matchmake. Players will have to manually invite friends or other stalwart Survivors to a game. The most dangerous challenges will also receive great rewards, as defeating a World Boss on Hardcore mode will drop new rings with powerful effects. These items will be available to all of the characters on a player’s account (old and new, Standard and Hardcore) after they’ve obtained them. This means all future characters, including those in Hardcore mode, will begin their journey with greater potential.
Remnant: From the Ashes’ latest quality of life improvements will implement some of the most frequently requested systems. Examples include a communications wheel with access to emotes– many of which are unlocked through normal gameplay– environment pings and markers, the ability to hide helmets, a toggle to disable tutorial prompts and more balance changes. Check out the official Remnant: From the Ashes blog on Thursday for the full Patch Notes with the latest details.
About the Game
Remnant: From the Ashes is a third-person survival action shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by monstrous creatures. As one of the last remnants of humanity, you’ll set out alone or alongside up to two other players to face down hordes of deadly enemies and epic bosses, and try to carve a foothold, rebuild, and then retake what was lost.
Remnant: From the Ashes is available for $39.99 on PC (Steam and Arc), Xbox One and PlayStation®4. Learn more at http://www.RemnantGame.com and stay up to date by following the game on Twitter (@Remnant_Game) and Facebook.