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Stunlock Studios releases FIRST Gameplay Trailer for Major V Rising Update

The popular Vampire Survival game expands with “Secrets of Gloomrot” - Coming May 17th!

Skövde, Sweden – 26th April 2023 – Today, Stunlock Studios released a gameplay trailer for the highly anticipated “Secrets of Gloomrot”, the first major content update for V Rising, coming May 17th. While the upcoming update covers improvements all across the game, this first-ever gameplay sneak peek focuses on the new biome: Gloomrot. Navigate polluted valleys and lightning-scorched highlands to face the mutated experiments and mechanical wonders spawned from the twisted imaginations of the Trancendum. Hunt the blood of the brilliantly insane to harness the power of lightning and enter a new age of technology. Gloomrot will be one of the bigger regions in the game, almost the size of Dunley Farmlands.

In addition to adding a new biome, players can look forward to a long list of improvements and new content. Castle building will be dramatically improved, allowing for multiple floor construction, claiming castle territories, and adding more ways to customize your domain. Combat will be more diverse with new weapon types and a new spell school, as well as letting players modify their spells to their liking with the jewel system. The world of Vardoran has also been revamped with new points of interest to visit, visual updates, new items, and enemy types. There will also be a total of 13 additional bosses to hunt down to obtain arcane knowledge. All this and more as Secrets of Gloomrot drops on May 17th. Check out the website:
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Survive as a newly awakened vampire in a world ruled by humans and rise to become the next Dracula. Feed on blood to gain new powers, hide from the scorching sun, and engage in real-time PvE and PvP combat set in a dark fantasy realm. Raise your castle and invite friends to join as you explore a vast open world, pillage villages, skirmish with bandits, and delve into the lairs of supernatural beasts. Attack other player’s castles, or become a diplomat in a game of blood, power, and betrayal.
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About Stunlock Studios
Stunlock Studios is one of the leading independent Swedish game developers in Skövde, known for vampire survival game V Rising and arena brawler Battlerite. Out now in Early Access, V Rising’s gothic world has already attracted more than 3 million vampiric initiates and Battlerite was one of the most popular free-to-play games on Steam with over 6 million unique players entering the arena. With a passion for multiplayer action games, the studio crafts groundbreaking and community-driven games, always with their players in mind.