Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Ascendant Studios today announced that Immortals of Aveuman innovative single-player first-person magic shooter, will be released on July 20, 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC via EA App, Steam and Epic Games Store.
Published under the EA Originals banner and developed by Ascendant Studios, a new studio staffed by BAFTA and Game of the Year award-winning industry veterans, Immortals of Aveum takes place in a unique fantasy world shrouded in magic, rife with conflict and on the brink of the abyss. Players experience this action-packed cinematic game through the eyes of Jak, who joins an elite order of battle wizards, mastering the three colors of magic; blue, green, and red, decimating legions of enemies with clever chain attacks and well-timed counters. Combining a modern story in a fantasy setting, the world of Aveum is filled with unforgettable characters, fast-paced action, and spell-based combat that defies FPS convention.
“I’m very excited to be able to show the world the Immortals of Aveum. For Ascendant, it’s been a five-year journey, and I’m very proud of the team and their commitment to doing something great.said Bret Robbins, CEO and Head of Game at Ascendant Studios. “We set out to create an exciting cinematic shooter set in a new fantasy world, with fast-paced, fluid combat and an epic story. I can’t wait for everyone to play it“.
“EA Originals supports individuals and teams who have creative and disruptive visions for their games,” said Jeff Gamon, CEO of EA Partners. “Ascendant hooked us when we saw how they seamlessly blended magic with fast-paced FPS combat, framed in an action-packed story that we wanted to keep reading. Bret has assembled an incredibly talented team whose relentless passion for creating original triple-A games, deep storytelling, and imaginative storytelling has continued in all its glory. Immortals of Aveum“.
Born helpless and destitute, Jak is what is known as a Fortuit, someone who unexpectedly manifests magical abilities later in life. With his newfound potential, Jak is recruited by General Kirkan to join the Order of the Immortals and is reluctantly thrust into humanity’s endless war for control of magic. With powerful towering mages and legions of soldiers on both sides of the Perpetual War, Jak and his elite order of Immortals must uncover the mysteries of Aveum’s troubled past if there is any hope of salvaging their future. . The cinema campaign Immortals of Aveum animated by a very talented cast of famous voices, including Darren Barnet (“Never Have I Ever”, “Road House”, “Gran Turismo”) as Jak, and Gina Torres (“Suits”, “Pearson”, ” Firefly”) as General Kirkan.
Immortals of Aveum the first one July 20, 2023 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC via the EA app, Steam and Epic Games Store for €59.99 (PC) and €79.99 (consoles). Pre-orders are available now and include the Stealth Purified Arc of Light, which increases Jak’s spell power*. Players who purchase the Deluxe Edition for €69.99 (PC) and €89.99 (consoles) will receive an exclusive stealth option, three rings, two bracelets and three totems; all valuable equipment in the fight to save Aveum. EA Play Pro members will have access to the Deluxe Edition on the EA app starting July 20, 2023.**