Press release

Death is Not The End: Ravenbound is Available Today on Steam

Embark on a perilous journey through a Scandinavian fantasy land in Systemic Reaction’s open-world roguelite ​​​​​​​

STOCKHOLM March 30, 2023Ravenbound, the action-packed roguelite from Systemic Reaction, launches today on PC via Steam for $/€29.99. Set out on an epic adventure through a fantasy open world filled with dangerous creatures inspired by Scandinavian folk tales.

Welcome to Ávalt, a beautiful fantasy island that has been overtaken by forces of hatred. You are the Vessel of an ancient power known as the Raven – an eternal weapon forged by the gods to rid the land of its curse. Use skill and wit to defeat ferocious enemies and save Ávalt from the monsters that threaten its existence, and remember – with each death comes a new beginning.
Key Features

  • A Beautifully Deadly Open World: Freely explore a unique fantasy world inspired by Scandinavian folklore on foot or on the wings of the Raven. Choose where to go and which challenges to undertake, but beware: this land and its creatures are ever-changing, giving rise to new foes, locations, and trials when you may least expect it!
  • Intense Action-Roguelite Combat: Arm yourself with steel imbued with magic and face off against fantastic creatures like trolls, hulders, and the fearsome undead draugr in fast-paced, up-close combat where tactics are everything. Each Vessel has just one life to sacrifice, but the abilities you attain will benefit the next Vessel that rises in your place.
  • Play Your Cards Right: Ravenbound’s deck-building feature gives you access to more powerful gear and weapons with each new life. Expand your deck when you die, but pick carefully: these are the cards your next Vessel will draw. Improve your deck to give each Vessel the best chance to survive and bring the Raven closer to victory.

Ravenbound is available now on Steam, with updates and new content coming later this year. For more information, visit, and keep up with the latest updates by following the team on Twitter, Facebook, Discord and TikTok.

Media Contact
Amanda Kirby
Communications Manager, Systemic Reaction
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About Systemic Reaction
Small but fierce, we started as a group of veterans from within Avalanche Studios Group. Based in Stockholm and Malmö, we focus on crafting new and empowering games with unique settings. Drawing from our experiences within the industry, we want to create games that appeal both to us, and to you — our players. We want to play in a sandbox that lets your creativity thrive.

Our focus is freedom, exploration, and a drive to create games like the ones that kept us up at night as kids. We've got Generation Zero and now Ravenbound launched and Second Extinction on Xbox Game Preview and PC early access — with even more to come. Join us in the sandbox!

About Avalanche Studios Group
Avalanche Studios Group is a leading interactive entertainment company offering a wide range of games and live services from creative divisions Avalanche Studios, Expansive Worlds, and Systemic Reaction. Its portfolio includes the Just Cause franchise, theHunter: Call of the WildGeneration ZeroRage 2, Call of the Wild: The Angler, and the upcoming Contraband. Founded in 2003, Avalanche Studios Group draws from nearly two decades of open-world experience. All its games are developed using the proprietary Apex engine, enabling vast and dynamic worlds, full of emergent gameplay and endless creative possibilities. Learn more at