V Rising Team Working on Bug Fixes, Balancing Changes, and QoL Improvements

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This calls for a celebration. Stunlock Studios

Stunlock Studios has a hit on their hands with V Rising. Released via Steam Early Access on May 17, it had 150,000 concurrent users during its first weekend. More than 1 million copies have been sold since the game was launched.

Since the game is still in Early Access, a lot of work needs to be done. The Stunlock Studios team shared in a statement that they’re ready for this new journey. They can’t thank the community enough for being part of the journey. The team went on to say that Early Access is the first step that they’re taking to a full release.

The team also revealed that with the game now in Early Access, the main focus is bug fixes, balancing changes, server optimization, and quality-of-life improvements. After that, they're going to analyze all the data and feedback received during the first weeks to ensure that the master plan moves forward.

The team is also currently working on new material to bring more life to Vardoran. However, the team did admit that improving the game isn't just about adding more content. The entire journey has to be improved if the game is to reach its full potential.

You can learn more about what the team is planning here.

V Rising is an open-world vampire survival game. The game has players take on the role of a newly awakened vampire in a world ruled by humans. To survive, they need to hide from the sun and feed on blood to get new powers.

Features of the V Rising include:

  • Raise your Castle
    • Gather resources and discover ancient techniques to gain dark powers.
    • Players can use their newly acquired knowledge to build a castle where they can store loot and grow their very own army of darkness.
  • It’s possible to personalize the domain and display unique vampiric style.
    • Be sure to make coffins for servants and friends.
    • Strengthen the castle to protect the treasure hoard from vampire rivals.
  • Master your Vampire
    • Learn and master a wide range of deadly weapons and unholy abilities.
    • Players can aim skill-shots and dodge projectiles through ​​WASD controls ​and cursor-based​ ​aiming.
  • Players can customize their vampire to fit their play style.
    • This can be done by combining weapons with a variety of spells earned through vanquishing powerful foes.
  • Fear the light - Rule the night.
    • Remember to stick to the shadows during the day or be burned to ashes.
    • Roam the night and prey on victims in the darkness.
    • As a vampire, players need to quench their thirst for blood while planning strategies around the day and nighttime.

V Rising is available on PC through Steam Early Access.

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