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Dec 27, 2019

Play earlier versions of Dead Cells in the free “Legacy Update” right now


From Press Release:

Bordeaux, France (Dec. 23, 2019) Motion Twin and Evil Empire today released Dead Cells’ Legacy Update, a massive addition which features new items, mutations, and other stocking stuffers beside its key present to the community; fans can now defy time and return to Dead Cells’ previous iterations, exploring the range of features and mechanics within distinctive builds which paved the way for the critically acclaimed roguelite.

The Legacy Update spans back to Dead Cells’ very first Early Access version and will continue to gather new builds as the game evolves. The team couldn’t help but add a few extra bonuses, too; the Legacy Update includes two new mutations, rebalancing for the 3 least-used weapons and a Santa skin, which is kitsch as hell, as it should certainly be.


“As dedicated as we have been and remain to growing and refining Dead Cells, we’ve heard from select community members mourning the loss of their personal favorite elements from prior builds,” said Joan Blachere, creative director at Evil Empire. “Our goal with the Legacy Update is to help veteran fans rediscover their favorite moments from Dead Cells’ expansive build archive while letting curious newcomers explore what’s led to the version familiar to them. Giving the gift of time travel while still keeping future updates available to everyone is about as close to a Christmas miracle as we can get.”

Dead Cells is a metroidvania action platformer set within an ever-changing castle stuffed with powerful gear, cunning foes, and tons of secrets to discover. Every run through the keep allows players to shape their loadout as they please from a wildly varied arsenal while choosing their path through the keep’s distinctively dangerous sections. Paired with a steady series of post-launch content, Dead Cells’ heavy emphasis on experimentation and deciding when to favor risk over reward keeps each playthrough fresh and exciting.

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