Defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash out of the Underworld in this rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (1,891) - 98% of the 1,891 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (22,214) - 98% of the 22,214 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 10, 2019

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

TLDR: Hades is already a big, feature-rich game, filled with thrilling action, dozens of colorful fully-voiced characters, and the rich worldbuilding Supergiant is known for. We designed it for Early Access from the ground up so you could help us make it even better by our v1.0 launch sometime in 2020.


In terms of how we will run our Early Access here on Steam: We have been delivering a Major Update approximately once every eight weeks, closely followed by a series of smaller patches to smooth out any issues. Each Major Update is heavily informed by player feedback, while fitting into our broader goals for the game, and containing the kinds of surprises and touches you expect from Supergiant.

In the game client, we have a countdown to the next Major Update, as well as a longform development roadmap where you can see how we're tracking against our goals, check our development priorities, and get a preview of what's to come in our next Major Update.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our plan is for Hades to be in in Early Access until sometime in the second half of 2020.

We have shipped three Major Update here since we launched on Steam Early Access in December 2019. Our next Major Update will be our v1.0 Launch, when we exit Early Access.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version of Hades will feature the complete ending to the story, plus additional narrative content, Steam Achievements and Trading Cards, and other finishing touches across all aspects of the game.

The Early Access version does offer a unique experience in its own right as we grow the story in a serial fashion, from update to update, often adding bits of content especially for the current stage of development. By way of analogy, if you would rather watch a show an episode at a time instead of binging the whole season, we think you'll especially enjoy this game in Early Access.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

Hades is already the biggest, most feature-rich, most replayable game we have ever made. The core game structure is intact, so you can battle all the way from the lowest reaches of the Underworld up to the surface. We are continuing to add content in key categories, while iterating on and improving all aspects of the game. We also have to create the ending of the game for v1.0 (something we always allot plenty of time to).

By the numbers, here is what we have in the game right now:

- 4 Main Biomes, plus the main hub
- 8 Boss Fights, plus 3 unique variants, with 1 variant still to come...
- 9 Olympians, each with their unique Boons
- 120+ God Boons
- 6 Main Weapons
- 60+ 'Daedalus' Weapon Upgrades
- 23 Weapon 'Aspects', with 1 still to come...
- 30+ Different Foes
- 29 Story Characters, with 1 still to come...
- 24 Unique Keepsakes, with more to come...
- 8 Collectible Resources
- 6 'Summon' Companions
- 25 Music Tracks, with more to come...
- 17,000+ Voice Lines, with more to come
- Mirror of Night Talent System
- Pact of Punishment Scaling Endgame
- House Contractor Cosmetics & Modifiers
- Wretched Broker Resource Exchange
- Fated List Quest System
- Rod of Fishing Activity
- God Mode & Hell Mode
- plus, many other features and surprises not listed here!

We designed Hades as an Early Access game from the ground up. Our foremost goal is to see if we can create something great in partnership with our community -- a game that is true to our values about design, worldbuilding, and storytelling, and can naturally grow and evolve based on the feedback we get along the way. Every aspect of the game, from its theme to its modular structure to its approach to narrative, flow from this idea.

Localization: With the help of a team of community translators, we are working on text translations in variety of languages, including: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Korean, and Simplified Chinese. Please note our translations naturally lag behind our updates, as we do not wait for all content to be translated in all languages before launching our updates.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We do not expect to increase the retail price of Hades after Early Access is complete.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Feedback from our player community shapes all aspects of our plans, and helps us develop Hades while staying focused on features and issues with the biggest impact on your experience.

We will be looking out for for written feedback on our Discord server and here in our Steam community. Additionally, an in-game tool is available for sending us any bug reports in the context they appear. In every one of our patches, expect to see a significant percentage of changes marked as having been directly inspired by community feedback.

Players will be able to provide us with valuable feedback simply by playing the game; an optional menu setting lets you anonymously transmit gameplay data to us (no personal identifying information is included), which we use to inform balancing decisions as we move forward.”
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About This Game

Hades is a god-like rogue-like dungeon crawler that combines the best aspects of Supergiant's critically acclaimed titles, including the fast-paced action of Bastion, the rich atmosphere and depth of Transistor, and the character-driven storytelling of Pyre.


As the immortal Prince of the Underworld, you'll wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus to break free from the clutches of the god of the dead himself, while growing stronger and unraveling more of the story with each unique escape attempt.


The Olympians have your back! Meet Zeus, Athena, Poseidon, and many more, and choose from their dozens of powerful Boons that enhance your abilities. There are thousands of viable character builds to discover as you go.


A fully-voiced cast of colorful, larger-than-life characters is waiting to meet you! Grow your relationships with them, and experience thousands of unique story events as you learn about what's really at stake for this big, dysfunctional family.


New surprises await each time you delve into the ever-shifting Underworld, whose guardian bosses will remember you. Use the powerful Mirror of Night to grow permanently stronger, and give yourself a leg up the next time you run away from home.


Permanent upgrades mean you don't have to be a god yourself to experience the exciting combat and gripping story. Though, if you happen to be one, crank up the challenge and get ready for some white-knuckle action that will put your well-practiced skills to the test.


The rich, atmospheric presentation and unique melding of gameplay and narrative that's been core to Supergiant's games is here in full force: spectacular hand-painted environments and a blood-pumping original score bring the Underworld to life.


Hades is designed for Early Access from the ground up. Join the conversation here or Supergiant's official Discord server, and let our team know what you think of the game. We read 100% of player feedback, and each Major Update is heavily informed by it.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.0ghz
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM / DirectX 10+ support
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.4ghz
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM / DirectX 10+ support
    • Storage: 20 GB available space

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