Corporate slaves rise up! The Ascent Group, the largest mega-corporation on the planet in The Ascent, has shut down and freedom beckons to all who once lived under its rule. Pick up a weapon and start shooting in this top-down twin-stick shooter. Explore the arcology while making allies and enemies. Strategically take down even the toughest opinion and take off with the rarest loot. Customize yourself with cyberware alongside various weapons and equipment to suit your playstyle while tackling the game on by yourself or with up to three friends in local or online co-op.
The Ascent will also release on the recently announced Xbox Series X console.
You play as a worker, enslaved by the company that owns you and everyone else in your district. One day, whilst sent on a routine assignment to make use of your skills with a cyberdeck, you are suddenly caught in a vortex of catastrophic events. The Ascent Group, the largest mega corporation on the planet, shuts down for unknown reasons, causing the automated security systems to go haywire.
The survival of your district is threatened: rival corporations are trying to force appropriation and crime syndicates are looking to boost their black-market augmentation trade. You must take up arms to stop them from seizing control and embark on a new mission to find out what started it all.