Ronimo Games and publisher Devolver Digital has stuffed several changes in the Arcane Glamour Update for their early access multiplayer co-op dungeon crawler Blightbound. This update gives players an extra helping of additions and improvements ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.
The Arcane Glamour update for Blightbound is officially listed as 0.5 in the patch notes. This update follows the Helping Hands Update that came out this past September where bots were introduced to help fill out one’s party during those off hours. As the fourth major update following the early access release of the dark fantasy adventure this patch is the largest yet adding even more prestige to the character ranks, despicable random new foes and significant gameplay features.
Roland of Stendhall is a new playable hero. He is an untouchable exhibitionist on the battlefield that features both a lock-down and long distance kill ability. His absolute refusal to have the horrors of the Blight touch his perfection makes Roland a deadly new addition to the group of heroes.
Players can now select any hero before matchmaking giving more variety and tactical possibilities. An assortment of new items along with their respective recipes give players an abundance of options. Detailed hero stats now can help ensure no loot goes to waste in the effort to fortify the Refuge.
More unexplored areas await adventurers. Step into the Underhold the explore this new area and somewhere hidden in the depth lies the new and deadly boss Haäken, the jailed. Along the way players may notice changes in enemy types between runs as the encounter randomization feature is active providing every excursion with a unique challenge.
The next planned update is patch 0.6 titled Blight Smugglers. A new hero, Bu the Nimble is planned along with improved tutorials, improved menus, achievements, and more interesting low-tier items. Additional future updates with their details can be found on the game’s official roadmap here.
Blightbound is available as an early access game on Humble Bundle and Steam for $19.99 USD. A discounted Blightbound 3-Pack is available on Steam for friends looking to play together. For more information about Blightbound visit the game’s website at blightbound.com or join the Ronimo Games Discord.
Ronimo Games (@RonimoGames Twitter) is a game developer based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Founded in 2007 by seven enthusiastic game developers, the studio released their first commercial game Swords & Soldiers in May 2009. The studio went on to create several more 2D games for PC, mobile and console including Awesomenauts.
Devolver Digital (@devolverdigital Twitter) is an Austin, Texas based video game publisher and film distributor. The company specializes in publishing indie games. Founded in June 2009 by Mike Wilson, Harry Miller and Rick Stults, along with business partners Nigel Lowrie and Graeme Struthers the company immediately started work the high-definition remake of Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter. In 2013 Devolver Digital Films, a film distribution subsidiary was launched. Recent projects from Devolver Digital include Fall Guys and GRIS.
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