Game News V Rising: Excellent start on Steam for the Valheim and Diablo style vampire game
You have to believe that in 2022 vampires are still as popular as ever, as evidenced by the first numbers for V Rising, the latest game that puts you in the shoes of a bloodthirsty Transylvanian. Released just a few days ago in Early Access, Stunlock Studios’ title is already a hit on Steam.
Failing to turn to major releases at the moment, players are finding their luck on the side of the independent video game scene. Last community favorite: V risesDeveloped by Stunlock Studios, the team behind the MOBA battle rite† This time, the studio is partially moving away from competitive multiplayer to offer a new formula that combines survival, hack’n slash and sandbox. To roughly sum it up, V Rising borrows both from titles like Valheim and diablo
As a vampire, the goal in V Rising is to build your castle and subdue the hapless beggars that inhabit the world. At the start of the game, we are far from having the look of the legendary Dracula. It is then necessary to gather resources and establish a true empire of evil in the open world that Vardoran represents. Nocturnal Mandatory, V Rising includes a day/night cycle that must be scrupulously respected unless you become completely charred.
As you progress, it will be a matter of acquiring new weapons and skills to become more and more powerful. The formula, quite classic yet devilishly effective, has clearly seduced the players. Stunlock Studios just shared their first results, and it’s really good.
500,000 vampires on the hunt
Despite the game’s status, still in Early Access, V Rising is off to a flying start. Just four days after the release of their title, Stunlock Studios announce that they have sold 500,000 copies on Steam. Excellent results, helping both V Rising gain popularity and Stunlock Studios to ensure sustainable development.
The studio’s goal is to end Early Access within 12 months. For their part, the players who shared their first sessions seem to be quite convinced by this first version. sIf you’re planning on treating yourself to the game, know that it’s now available on the Valve platform for around $20.