‘Hyper Light Drifter’ Rogue-lite Follow-up ‘Hyper Light Breaker’ Announced for Steam Early Access Spring 2023; Trailer & Screenshots

Developer Heart Machine and publisher Gearbox Publishing have announced a follow-up to the acclaimed Hyper Light Drifter, titled Hyper Light Breaker. This entry is an action rogue-lite, playable either single-player or multiplayer. The world of the Overgrowth contains several biomes, mysteries, and 3D environments to explore. Permanent upgrades can be earned, and character-specific storylines can be learned between each gameplay cycle. Further, movement capabilities like wall dashing, using a hoverboard, and using a glider are also incorporated.

Additionally, several official screenshots were provided, viewable below:

Hyper Light Breaker will be launching for Steam via Early Access in Spring 2023. Check out the game’s Steam page for more intricate information.

You can view the announcement trailer for Hyper Light Breaker below:

Hyper Light Drifter is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, and iOS and Android devices.

Solar Ash is the second game from Heart Machine, the creators of the award-winning 2016 game Hyper Light Drifter. Players will journey through a surreal, vivid, and highly stylized world filled with mystery, wild high-speed traversal, endearing characters, and massive enemy encounters. Players take on the role of a Voidrunner named Rei, who traverses through these dangerous biomes.

If you missed it, check out our review.


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