On behalf of all twelve of us here at Supergiant, we wish you a happy holiday season. Thank you for playing our games and for all your support!

This was an important year for us, as we launched our third game, Pyre, after three years of development. If you or a friend haven't tried it yet, right now you can get great deals on all our games!

Holiday Deals on Games & Merchandise

Pyre on Steam (Windows / Mac / Linux) -- 50% off!
Pyre on PlayStation 4 -- 50% off!
Transistor on Steam (Windows / Mac / Linux) -- 75% off!
Transistor on PS4 -- 75% off!
Transistor on GOG (Windows / Mac / Linux) -- 75% off!
Transistor on the App Store (iPhone / iPad / Apple TV) -- just $1.99!
Bastion on Steam (Windows / Mac / Linux) -- 75% off!
Bastion on PS4 -- 75% off!
Bastion on Xbox One -- 40% off!
Bastion on GOG (Windows / Mac / Linux) -- 75% off!
Bastion on the App Store (iPhone / iPad) -- just $0.99!

Pyre 'Black Magic' Art Print -- new item in our online shop!

Recent Accolades for Pyre

Pyre met with some of the highest critical acclaim of any of our games at launch, and more recently, we've felt honored and humbled to see it earn its way into various Game of the Year discussions, such as these:

Nominated for Best PC Game, Best Art Direction, Best Story, and Most Innovative -- IGN Best of 2017
Game of the Year 2017 Editor's Spotlight Awards -- GameSpot
25 Best Games of the Year -- Slant Magazine
The 50 Best Games of 2017 -- Polygon
The Top 10 Games of the Year -- Gamasutra
The Best Video Game Music of 2017 -- Kotaku
The 10 Best Video Game Moments of 2017 -- Vulture
The 10 Best Games of 2017 -- Newshub
Top 5 Best PC Games of 2017 -- Future Game Releases
Nominated for Best Independent Game -- The Game Awards

We want to make games that stick with folks in a positive way long after they're finished playing, so we're grateful to see Pyre come up for consideration at the end of a year that's been positively brimming with outstanding games.


Pyre's success also means we get to keep going as a small independent studio, and keep doing what we love. Our foremost goal with each game we make is for it to do well enough that we can stick together as a team, and push forward in our quest to keep making games that spark your imagination like the games you played as a kid. We're grateful to have another shot at creating something like that, and excited to delve into the new year as we figure it out. We hope you'll join us for whatever we come up with next!

Pyre now features full text translations in simplified Chinese, Russian, French, German, and Spanish! This is an automatic update for the Steam version. The PlayStation 4 version will be updated in early 2018.

We’re grateful to our players around the world for their patience and support on what we knew would be a much bigger and more complex translation project than we've done for our previous games. In addition to having a much larger word count than Bastion or Transistor, Pyre’s interactive narrative means there are hundreds of millions of possible content combinations to consider in the translation process.

We hope this new update means many more of you out there will be able to fully enjoy our latest adventure. Thank you for playing Pyre!

Since the launch of Pyre back in July, we've been taking stock of all the wonderful response and feedback from players around the world, as well as getting busy figuring out what's next! By way of saying thank-you to everyone who's supported the game, we're pleased to announce a free update and bonus soundtrack, available now on Steam! The update is also available on PlayStation 4.

Enjoy a new way to play the Campaign, and two hours of bonus music!

About the 'True Nightwing' Update

The centerpiece of our latest update is a new Campaign mode that's unlocked after you reach the end of the Campaign (if you've already finished the Campaign, it should be unlocked automatically).

Reminiscent of an 'Ironman' mode in other games, this new way to play really amps up the challenge, and emphasizes many of the unique aspects of Pyre's campaign -- notably in how the story has no 'Game-Over' state, and keeps moving forward, taking your choices and outcomes into account.

It's designed to enhance playing through the Campaign successive times, whether you want to visit your favorite characters again, or experience all the many millions of event combinations in a whole new way.

Some of the specific changes in this mode:

· Base difficulty same as Heightened.
· All Titan Stars unlocked, and some must be used.
· Enlightenment required to rank up re-scaled.
· Cannot load checkpoints or restart Rites.
· Book of Rites and White Lute fully unlocked.
· Slugmarket inventory fully unlocked.
· Feats of Glory introduced much sooner.
· Note: Once chosen, this setting cannot be changed.

Many of the early tutorials are skippable so you can get into the meat of the action more quickly, and develop brand-new strategies around how to outfit your exiles, and how to take on your many adversaries. Steam version: Complete the story in this mode, and earn a new Steam Achievement!

ALSO! Introducing the Pyre Original Soundtrack Bonus Album Set

In addition to the new mode, we're pleased to add more than two hours of extra music to the Pyre Original Soundtrack, in the form of two bonus albums.

The Lone Minstrel and the Gate Guardian have some more songs to share.

· Pyre: Original Soundtrack - The White Lute features acoustic versions of many of the signature tracks from the game (they're the versions you hear using the White Lute item in the wagon).

· Pyre: Original Soundtrack - The Black Mandolin features eight unique variations of the song 'Never to Return', for each of the different triumvirates you confront in the Rites!

If you purchased the soundtrack, you'll automatically receive these bonus albums as a free update. You can also stream them for free on our YouTube channel and other streaming services.

Pyre Merchandise in our Online Store!

In case you missed it, we're also now offering a Pyre T-shirt and 24" x 36" Poster in our online store! Follow the links for more info on each item.

We ship these and all our store items worldwide, straight from our San Francisco studio.

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We hope you enjoy the True Nightwing update, and we really appreciate all your support of Pyre.

Update 12-mar-2018: Thanks to everyone who applied for this position! At this point we're no longer seeking new applicants. Should we have any additional job opportunities in the future, we'll post about it here and via our Twitter.

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We’re seeking an on-site Office Assistant & Community Liaison to help support our administrative and marketing operations. The ideal candidate has a great disposition toward customer service, and empathy and respect for fellow game players. This is a full-time position at our studio in San Francisco.
Besides making games, we're putting together booths at PAX and other events, shipping merchandise across the globe, replying to your messages, and more!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling orders placed in our online store (packaging and shipping assorted products), organizing inventory, managing customer email / chat support.
  • Engaging customers across multiple channels such as forums, chat, and social media, and moderating social media activity.
  • Assisting with assignment and resolution of misc. customer support issues.
  • Contributing to event planning and execution for trade-show exhibitions, team events, and meetings for external partners (to include arranging travel and tracking expenses for studio staff and guests).
  • Administrative duties such as physical and digital file management, invoicing, billing, office errands, and miscellaneous clerical support.
  • Assisting with studio maintenance, including loading and unloading of shipments, maintaining studio common areas, stocking supplies, and organizing freight materials.

About the Candidate:

  • Organized, responsible, and highly personable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • 2- or 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated comfort and engagement with social media platforms.
  • Strong familiarity with Supergiant’s titles; general interest in video games and game communities.
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Google Apps and Quickbooks Online (or similar financial software).
  • Minimum 2 years administrative and/or marketing experience preferred.
  • Domestic travel to off-site events is required (between 3-6 weeks per year).
  • Occasional lifting and packing required. Must be willing and able to lift and maneuver heavy items.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Benefits: Health, dental, vision, and 401(k). Generous vacation policy.
  • Opportunity to travel to game conventions and conferences.
  • Creative, open office in a great neighborhood.
We've been able to do a lot with a small team -- come help us do even better!

To apply, please send an email to jobs@supergiantgames.com with the subject line "Office Assistant". Include your resume and cover letter in the body of the email (no attachments please). Please provide a brief description of your power animal, and provide 2-3 sentences describing your experience with each of our games. We will be accepting applications now through March 9, 2018, and reach out to prospective candidates by March 16. Please note this is our only available job opportunity at this time.

It’s finally here!! Supergiant's biggest-ever game, Pyre, is out now:

New to the game? Check out our launch trailer, or read our Pyre FAQ for more!

Our third game has arrived. We hope you absolutely love it!

We hope you have a wonderful time with Pyre, meeting all your fellow exiles, discovering the forsaken land called the Downside, and conducting the mystical competition called the Rites! Be sure to stick around for Versus Mode, featuring more than 20 different characters from the Campaign.

Pyre: Original Soundtrack

Also available today is the Pyre Original Soundtrack, packed with close to two hours of music created for the game by our award-winning composer and audio director, Darren Korb.

The Pyre Original Soundtrack features close to two hours of music.

We’re pleased to offer a variety of free streaming options, or you can purchase the soundtrack either in digital format or in a lovely two-disc physical edition on CD. It's available at our online store.

Note: We recommend playing through the game before listening to the soundtrack, since the soundtrack is deeply connected to the game’s story, much like with Bastion and Transistor.

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Supergiant’s been around since 2009, and we’ve always said that we’re here to make games that spark your imagination like the games you played as a kid. We’re also here because we want to stick together as a team, to keep making games our way. We spent three years creating Pyre -- but really it's the culmination of the seven-plus years our studio has been around, and of a lifelong love of games for each of us. We really hope you enjoy it, and we’re excited to hear what you think.

On behalf of all 12 of us at Supergiant, thank you for your support,
and we hope your journey through the Downside proves enlightening!

Pictured, L to R: Morgan Wren, John-Paul Gabler, Josh Barnett, Darren Korb, Camilo Vanegas, Jen Zee, Gavin Simon, Amir Rao, Logan Cunningham, Andrew Wang, Greg Kasavin, Michael Ailshie