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Delve into the Welcome to Hell Update!

By Supergiant Games December 2nd, 2019

Our rogue-like dungeon crawler, Hades, goes deeper than ever with this latest Major Update, marking the first anniversary of the game's announcement and Early Access launch!

The Welcome to Hell Update features new ways to play, big game-wide improvements, and tons of new story events, making it a perfect time to jump back in -- or descend into the Underworld for the first time. Highlights include:

  • Experience new ways to play with Hell Mode, for seasoned veterans unafraid of death, and God Mode, for those who want a little extra help!

  • Get closer to the game's colorful cast of characters with the expanded Gift System & earn Legendary Keepsakes with spectacular new effects!

  • Find the infamous Fated List of Minor Prophecies, and fulfill a wide-ranging list of inevitabilities for fabulous rewards!

  • Authorize scores of New Underworld Renovations, altering the ever-shifting chambers of the Underworld more to your advantage!

  • Plus! New story events, boss fight variations, & many more surprises!

Hades is already a big feature-rich game, filled with thrilling action, dozens of colorful characters, and the rich worldbuilding Supergiant is known for. With the Welcome to Hell Update, it's even bigger and better than before, and comes one step closer to its full v1.0 launch slated for sometime in 2020.

Be sure to take a look at the updated Development Roadmap in the game client for a recap of all we've done this year, and a preview of what's in store!

Full patch notes are available here on our web site, in the game client, and our official Discord, where you can join a welcoming community of Hades players and Supergiant fans. Or... perhaps you'd like to hunker down for the next 20 minutes and listen to them, courtesy of the game's disembodied storyteller?!

We hope you love this new update, and thanks so much for all your support in 2019! You've inspired us to make Hades bigger and better than we even imagined, heading into this year!