Milkstone Studios announced today that Ziggurat 2 has entered Steam Early Access, the community is has given the dungeon-crawler good reviews ahead of its release in mid-2021. Ziggurat 2, is the long-awaited sequel to the successful roguelike FPS dungeon crawler.
After more than a year in development, Ziggurat 2 is in a stage where we think it’s playable and fun. While there’s still a lot of content to add, we think it’s a good time to start gathering user feedback and help us determine which direction to follow in order to make the best game possible.
The development team is confident that for the full release, players will see twice the available equipment items, new characters, enemies, and dungeons. Additional game modes are also planned, such a s Daily Challenges and other suggestions from the community. The full launch of Ziggurat 2 is scheduled for at least April 2021.
Ziggurat 2 Steam Early Access version offers “approximately half of the expected final content, with dozens of unlockable weapons already available and almost a hundred perks.”
Evil lurks in the depths: As a member of the most powerful magic order, your task is to protect humanity from the forces of evil. Face hordes of enemies and powerful Guardians in epic and dynamic combats. Keep an eye on elemental resistances and vulnerabilities to maximize your efficiency, and earn experience to level up and learn powerful perks that will help you reach the end of the dungeon in one piece.
First Person Shooting at its finest: Ziggurat 2 focuses on fast-paced combat and constant movement, in which mistakes are paid dearly. You’ll need dexterity, reflexes, and resource management skills to have a chance of survival against the dangers of hiding in the shadows and manage to come back safe and sound.
No two plays are the same: Following the line of its predecessor, in Ziggurat 2 dungeons are randomly generated, full of dangers and treasure for the bold wizards daring to enter them. Going a step further, dungeons now have more verticality and variety, and more compact rooms, for quicker fights and easier exploration.
Back to the Citadel: In the Citadel, home of the Brotherhood, you’ll be able to recruit new and old allies, as well as improve your equipment and skills, before deciding which mission to perform next. With dozens of unlockable weapons with different natures and behaviors, preparation before a mission is crucial and may be the difference between an overwhelming victory and the bitter taste of defeat.
Improved formula: Ziggurat 2 has been redesigned from the ground up to improve over the original in all areas, and offer an even smoother and faster experience, with quicker, more intense sessions, and more interactive and fulfilling progression.