Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor Announced as Spin-off Auto Shooter
It will join Early Access on Steam throughout this year.
Ghost Ship Games, the developer behind the popular co-op shooter Deep Rock Galactic, has announced its new publishing label and revealed the first game to be released under it. The upcoming game, called Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor, is a spin-off that takes on the format of a survivor-like auto shooter like Vampire Survivors. Developed by Funday Games, it is set to be released on Steam Early Access later this year.
The gameplay loop of Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor is simple: kill enemies, get upgrades, and kill even more enemies. Players can choose from a variety of weapons and battle waves of foes, all while mining and completing objectives that allow for even tougher encounters until they extract tons of rewards. The game will feature procedural cave generation, adding an element of unpredictability to each playthrough.
The initial early access release of Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor will feature four playable characters, over 30 weapons, ten enemy types, three to five biomes, one to three bosses, and several mission types. There will also be perks, artifacts, and upgrades that players can acquire to enhance their abilities. The game is expected to be in early access for six to 12 months, but that could change based on player feedback. It may also see a price increase with the full version based on the content added.
The teaser trailer for Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor has generated excitement among fans of the franchise, and many are eagerly anticipating the game’s release. It will be interesting to see how the game develops during the early access period and how it is received by players. Overall, Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor looks like a promising addition to the auto shooter genre, and it will be exciting to see what other games Ghost Ship Games publishes under its new label.