Press release

Stunlock Studios makes big updates ahead of V Rising's upcoming Full Launch

Being undead never felt (or looked) so good!

Skövde, Sweden – 28th September, 2023 – Stunlock Studios today have published their latest dev blog post for V Rising, providing new insight into some of the many features being worked on ahead of the upcoming launch of the full game, planned for Q2 2024.

The devs have been hard at work upgrading V Rising’s foundations to create a more stable and well-supported 1.0 version of its game engine to ensure a smoother game experience. All this will be ready in time for the reveal of a brand-new, yet to be named zone; a dark and icy realm found beyond Hallowed Mountains, where new weapons, enemies, and a formidable challenge awaits! Fans will rejoice as news of live events, revamped spell mechanics, and enhanced character customization are all in development to expand on this already immersive vampire experience. Most importantly, the devs are completing the player journey with the much-anticipated end game. Check out the dev blog for more information on how the V Rising experience will be expanded upon:

“Prepare for the zenith of your Vampire saga! We're crafting an experience that feels like the grand finale of an age-old legend, and naturally, such a grand tale requires a grander stage. The ground beneath your feet will expand ever further, and once more, you’ll feel the call of bloodshed bringing you to new places…"

Click here to check out Dev Blog #21: The Next Chapter

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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 the vampire survival game V Rising and arena brawler Battlerite. Out now in Early Access, V Rising’s gothic world has already attracted more than 3.5 million vampiric initiates while 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.