From Press Release:
It’s October time, so naturally everyone’s favourite spooky indie hit Vampire Survivors is releasing a snow-themed update to get you ready for Christmas!
The new free ‘Whiteout’ patch is out for Vampire Survivors on Steam, Xbox, iOS and Android today and is coming to Nintendo Switch soon! The update is adding a new level and character alongside a host of other goodies and surprises.
The announcement comes right after Vampire Survivors has crossed the +200,000 positive review mark on Steam, where it still holds an 98% ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ rating, making it the third-highest rated Steam game of all time. Woohoo!
Spoiler free new content
(You can find the full spoiler notes, including a patch walkthrough, in the Steam news post.)
- 6 new EXTRA achievements
- 1 new Bonus stage: the snowy stage Whiteout
- 2 new relics to get a new PowerUp and morph an existing character (a fan favourite)
- 1 new weapon with its evolution: the spiky ice weapon Glass Fandango
- 1 new playable character: frosty worrier She-Moon Eeta
- 1 new music track: Remedy in the Snow
Mega spoiler: Whiteout unlock cheat codes
– Unlocks Antidote relic
– Unlocks Chaos Altemanna relic
– Unlocks She-Moon and Glass Fandango
– Unlocks Whiteout stage
Quote from the developer:
‘There’s always one thing that comes to mind when October comes around,’ said poncle founder and real life Italian Luca Galante. ‘Christmas, of course! It’s only two months until the big day. I hope this patch helps all our players get in the snowy festive spirit!’
“We also always try to listen to our fans from all over the globe and recently found out that we have 2 active players in Antarctica, actual true fact! This update is for you!”, says Geo Morgan, senior marketing manager at poncle.
About Vampire Survivors
Mow down thousands of night creatures and survive until dawn! Vampire Survivors is a gothic horror casual game with rogue-lite elements, where your choices can allow you to quickly snowball against the hundreds of monsters thrown at you.
The genre-defining “be the bullet hell” action game is a multi-million seller, was the highest-rated Steam game of 2022 (over 190,000 reviews, 98% overwhelmingly positive), is one the most played games on Steam Deck, won 2 Baftas (including “Best Game”) and was featured on the New Yorker’s “Best Video Games 2022” list. Vampire Survivors is currently available on PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, Android and iOS and does not feature any vampires.
About developer poncle
‘poncle’ is a small game dev studio founded by Luca Galante, based in London. After cutting his teeth (fangs?) on a series of HTML5 projects, Luca developed Vampire Survivors as a pandemic pastime, hoping to improve his skills as a developer. The game was an unexpected smash hit and has gathered a massive cult following. Today poncle is a merry band of programmers, designers, artists and other game-making folks, working in dialogue with their community of players to make Vampire Survivors the best it can be.