Slay the Spire 2 will enter early access in 2025

April 10, 2024 by No Comments

In today’s time Triple-I Initiative ShowcaseSlay the Spire 2 has received a new trailer, revealing that it will launch into Early Access in 2025.

The original Slay the Spire first launched in 2019 to rave reviews. In fact, the game still has overwhelmingly positive reviews on Steam, so expectations are high for the sequel.

Today’s trailer doesn’t confirm the exact release date. It’s also purely cinematic, so it doesn’t even reveal actual gameplay. But it gave fans a general glimpse of a potential story. It also teased a major character return with the simple ominous phrase “Hello…again.”

While some gamers may be a bit tired of the roguelike deckbuilder genre, Slay the Spire is a staple with a lot of potential. It’s unfortunate that the devs couldn’t reveal more. But it’s wise to release the game into early access, allowing time to smooth out any potential technical glitches.

Fortunately, Slay the Spire 2 Steam page Contains some small details. It confirms that the sequel will be “completely rewritten in a new game engine”. The page also teases a brand new, “ever-changing spire.”

The Triple-I Initiative Showcase is a valuable spotlight for indie creatives, with dozens of announcements from over 30 studios. The announcement of Slay the Spire 2 is definitely a highlight after years of waiting for a sequel.

YouTube’s description of the Triple-I livestream proudly asserts “no ads, no extra fluff.” This is certainly a satisfying approach. However, the comment appears to be an offhand reference to the divisive Game Awards 2023 event.

For more of the latest Insider gaming news, you can read about Amazon’s Fallout series, which earned glowing early reviews for its premiere this week.

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