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Hades: Now Out of Early Access!

By Supergiant Games September 17th, 2020

We are beyond excited to announce we have completed the Early Access development of our god-like rogue-like dungeon crawler, Hades, and officially launched v1.0 of the game! Hades is out right now on Nintendo Switch, as well as Steam and the Epic Games Store. Whether you're one of more than 700,000 players who've joined us in Early Access or just now delving in, we hope you have a wonderful time exploring everything the Underworld has to offer.

About the v1.0 Launch Update

Returning players will find that our v1.0 Launch Update is brimming with exciting new additions and improvements, including the true ending of the story, new events for the game's 30 fully voiced characters, five stunning new pieces of music, a new weapon variant in the hidden aspect of the Twin Fists, an all-new variant of the final boss fight, new late-game unlockables, and more!

On top of that, scores of audiovisual improvements, fixes, and other enhancements ensure Hades is now bigger and better than ever.

Patch Notes & Discord

Full patch notes are available here, in the game client, and our official Discord, where you can join a welcoming community of Hades players and Supergiant fans. Also, just in case you like your patch notes recited via a disembodied storyteller, we of course have that for you as well:

About the Hades Original Soundtrack

To accompany our v1.0 Launch, we're pleased to offer the complete Hades Original Soundtrack, featuring two and a half hours of stunning music created for the game by our composer and audio director, Darren Korb.

Even if you've heard the blood-pumping tracks we've released thus far in Early Access, we can confidently say we've saved some of the best for last in this full release! Look for the soundtrack in digital formats, as well as on vinyl or compact disc.

About the Game

Hades combines the best aspects of our critically acclaimed titles, including the fast-paced action of Bastion, the rich atmosphere and depth of Transistor, and the character-driven storytelling of Pyre.

As the immortal Prince of the Underworld, you'll wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus to break free from the clutches of the god of the dead himself, while growing stronger and unraveling more of the story with each unique escape attempt. We designed Hades for Early Access from the ground up to see just what we could create in partnership with our community. After three years in development, the result is by far the biggest, most feature-rich game we've ever made. We hope it captures your imagination right away with its fast-paced action and detailed world, and keeps you discovering new events and possibilities for dozens or even hundreds of hours. For more information, visit the Hades FAQ on our web site.

What's Next?

We put everything we've got into v1.0 of Hades! As always around our game launches or Major Updates, we'll be monitoring this launch closely to ensure it's as problem-free as possible for all players, deploying patches as needed to address any issues. Once we're sure things are in a good spot, our small team will be taking a break to recharge, and plan what's next. Looking further ahead to 2021 and beyond, we'll be excited to say more about what's in store for us just as soon as we're ready.

Thank You!!

Hades was made possible through the 10+ years of experience we've gained working together as a team, and the generous support and enthusiastic feedback provided by our player community during the course of development. Thanks to you, this game grew bigger than we ever expected, and we loved creating it in every detail.