The Ascent

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Official Description

The Ascent is a solo and co-op Action-shooter RPG, set on Veles, a packed cyberpunk world.

Welcome to The Ascent Group arcology, a corporate-run metropolis stretching high into the sky and filled with creatures from all over the galaxy. You play as a worker, enslaved by the company that owns you and everyone else in your district. One day, you are suddenly caught in a vortex of catastrophic events: The Ascent Group shuts down for unknown reasons and the survival of your district is threatened. You must take up arms and embark on a new mission to find out what started it all.

You belong to the corporation. Can you survive without it?## SOLO OR CO-OP

Play the entire game alone or work together with up to three friends in local or online co-op.## EXPLOSIVE SHOOTER

Aim low or high, switch weapons and equip lethal gadgets, take cover and use the destructible environments at your advantage and keep adjusting your tactic as you face new enemies.## RPG ELEMENTS

Customize your character with cyberware that suits your playstyle. Allocate new skill points as you level-up and try various augmentations to take down your enemies in new creative ways.## A VIBRANT CYBERPUNK WORLD

Meet new allies and enemies and find loot as you explore the brimming world of The Ascent and its wide range of districts, from the deep slums to the higher luxury spheres.

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  • アセント - Japanese spelling
  • 上行战场 - Simplified Chinese spelling
  • 上行戰場 - Traditional Chinese spelling
  • 디 어센트 - Korean spelling

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Game added by Sciere.

PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 added by Steve Stewart.

Additional contributors: Rik Hideto.

Game added July 30th, 2021. Last modified February 22nd, 2023.