Hardly any other game was so showered with awards last year as Hades: The action rogue lite from Supergiant Games (Bastion, Transistor) has one Metascore of 93, on Steam the game could 98 percent positive user ratings clear away. So far, the masterpiece was only available for PC (Steam and Epic Store) and Nintendo Switch, but that will soon change: On August 13, 2021, Hades will also be available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S / X.

The developers have already published the first details on the implementation. The game will run on PS4 and Xbox One in 1080p at 60 frames per second. On PS5 and Xbox Series S / X, Hades should also achieve a frame rate of 60, of course at 4K resolution. In terms of content, the implementations are identical to the PC and Switch versions, with one difference: There will be no cross-save function on the Sony and Microsoft consoles with which a game can be transferred.

You can already get the digital versions in Playstation Store and Microsoft Store pre-order for around 25 euros. Hades becomes the release (buy now ) also directly in the Xbox Game Pass included. In addition, the Playstation and Xbox versions will also go on sale as classic boxed versions. These editions are published by Private Division and, in addition to the game, also include the soundtrack and a 32-page art book. You can Pre-order your copy here. The Xbox versions are all on one disc, while the PS4 and PS5 versions are sold separately. Nice: The PS4 version – whether digital or physical – also includes a free upgrade to the PS5 version.

Is Hades really as good as his reputation?

Absolutely! The popular rogue-lite also performed excellently in our est. Hades tells the story of Zagreus, a rebellious son of the gods who wants to fight his way up from the depths of the Greek underworld to freedom. Since Zagreus is immortal, he returns to the Temple of Hades after each failure, where he conducts humorous dialogues with sympathetic characters, unlocks permanent upgrades and throws himself strengthened into the next attempt. On the way, Zagreus collects various gods who make each run a little different – you can also forgive the constantly recurring bosses and the somewhat monotonous level design.

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Hades easily overshadows every other game from Supergiant Games (Bastion, Transistor, Pyre): The indie hit delivers a motivating action experience that is entertaining for many hours with great playability, unmistakable style, tons of dialogues and strong characters. With its freely adjustable level of difficulty, Hades is also ideal for beginners, while rogue-lite professionals also get their money’s worth.

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