Wolcen, a CRYENGINE powered Action RPG that was crowdfunded through Kickstarter in 2015, will be out of early access sometime within the first quarter of 2020. The early access version of the game released back in March of 2016.

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Here’s an overview of the title, via its Steam page:

About This Game

In Wolcen you can face challenges alone, with your friends, or in a random group thanks to our Matchmaking system. Play the Act I’s story before reaching the repeatable content and launch a challenge that fits your goal for difficulty. The harder challenges will grant you the most awesome rewards!

Beta Key features (not exhaustive):

Multiplayer mode: Co-Op/Multiplayer. Face challenges alone or with friends.

Mature story: Start the campaign of Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem and explore an immersive universe, full of secrets to discover.

Deep lore: Discover Wolcen’s universe through items, skills, talents, and environment descriptions.

Voice-over: All dialogues, cutscenes, and dynamic have english voice over.

Dynamic combat system: fast-paced combat system with weapon-based combos. Dodge, Dash, Hack, Slash and unleash devastating spells on your enemies!

Weapon combo system: each weapon has its own game style, including various gameplay effects and animations. You can choose up to 14 different weapon stances!

Tons of Loot: Weapons and Armors with randomly generated magic effects for more gameplay diversity. And tons of Unique items!

Free character development: No class limitation. You have three resources: Rage and Willpower interact with each other, using the Resource Opposition System. Stamina allows you to use a dodge-roll to avoid danger or travel faster.

Gems: Use gems to improve your gear for offensive, defensive, or support attributes.

Fight vicious and intelligent foes: Featuring many different attacks, combat patterns and defensive abilities. Crush the weaklings, and prepare to fight impressive, pitiless elite bosses.

Active skill modifier: Level-up your skills to unlock and combine modifiers for an advanced customized gameplay.

Status Ailments: each status ailment has its own trail and effect on your enemies. Burn, Freeze, Shock, Poison or inflict various weaknesses that will make you victorious. Choose wisely and combine these effects for more deadly attacks and spells.

Rotating Passive Skills Tree: A deep and innovative way to customize your play style with various specialization that you can combine for unique hybrid or archetypes builds!

Asymmetric Armor System: You will be able to equip different shoulders and arm protection on the left and right side of your character, bringing a great number of personalization options!

Mandates of the Purple Phoenix: Execute mandates for the Host of the Purple Phoenix, come back alive to earn your rewards.

Expeditions of the Purple Phoenix: Choose your challenge difficulty and join a 6 level dungeon to earn greater and greater loots. Select a higher difficulty for more awesome rewards.

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Before the full release however, the game will see a content patch sometime within the next two months that promises a host of additions to the title. The full list of additions include:

  • 3 Acts of an epic and immersive campaign that will continue for years
  • A new endgame storyline, tied to the campaign
  • Multiplayer and cooperative content
  • Character level up to 90
  • 21 archetypes in the Gate of Fates
  • 40 skills(including summoning skills!) with 12 to 16 modifiers per skill
  • 4 Apocalyptic forms with their dedicated skills and attacks
  • Crafting
  • Pets
  • Character customization including the female character
  • 10 tiers of armors, special armors, and very cool uniques
  • Armor skin transfer and tinting
  • Customizable game rules thanks to area alterations
  • Secondary/optional content 3 Acts of an epic and immersive campaign that will continue for years
  • A new endgame storyline, tied to the campaign
  • Multiplayer and cooperative content
  • Character level up to 90
  • 21 archetypes in the Gate of Fates
  • 40 skills(including summoning skills!) with 12 to 16 modifiers per skill
  • 4 Apocalyptic forms with their dedicated skills and attacks
  • Crafting
  • Pets
  • Character customization including the female character
  • 10 tiers of armors, special armors, and very cool uniques
  • Armor skin transfer and tinting
  • Customizable game rules thanks to area alterations
  • Secondary/optional content
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The developers of Wolcen have also stated that after the game officially launches, there will be a slew of free additional content that will include new acts, items and features plus a continuous stream of new challenges and activities for players to undertake.

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