Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with dangers and lost technologies.
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Very Positive (204 reviews) - 93% of the 204 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Very Positive (6,007 reviews) - 94% of the 6,007 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 31, 2016

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May 8

5/8/2017 'Next Update' - Controller Support

Hi everyone,

We have uploaded a new Windows build (in the BETAs tab as "next_update") that attempts to address controller issues that players have reported.

Additionally, the Mac and Linux builds have been updated to be current with the Windows version, including some specific fixes for these platforms with various controller issues.

If you notice any issues with the build, please send an email to support@heart-machine.com detailing the issue. Please make sure to include your hardware specs and OS.

- Improved controller detection and support
- Attempted to address libcurl dependency issues on some Linux distros
- Updated engine to latest version

To switch to the 'next_update' branch:
1) Right click on Hyper Light Drifter in your Steam Library
2) Click on "Properties"
3) Click on the "BETAS" tab
4) Click the drop down menu and select the 'next_update' branch
5) Click the "close" button and your game should start updating immediately

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About This Game

Echoes of a dark and violent past resonate throughout a savage land, steeped in treasure and blood. Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best 16­bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale.

Drifters of this world are the collectors of forgotten knowledge, lost technologies and broken histories. Our Drifter is haunted by an insatiable illness, traveling further into the lands of Buried Time, hoping to discover a way to quiet the vicious disease.

• From each character to subtle background elements, everything is lovingly hand-animated.
• Easy to pick up, difficult to master; enemies are vicious and numerous, hazards will easily crush your frail body, and friendly faces remain rare.
• Upgrade weapons, learn new skills, discover equipment and traverse a dark, detailed world with branching paths and secrets abound.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7 and above
    • Processor: 1.2 ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 mb video memory
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OSX 10.7 and above
    • Processor: 1.2 ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 mb video memory
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04/Steam OS
    • Processor: 1.2 ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 mb video memory
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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