There have been plenty of indie hack & slash adventures making their way to Xbox One in 2017, and it’s fair to say there’s certainly no shortage of options within the genre as we close in on the end of the year, but those looking for something new to put their skills to the test will today see a final treat arriving just in time for Christmas as Hammerwatch has arrived on Xbox One.

With hordes of enemies to kill, multiple unique environments, varied looks and traps, secrets and puzzles galore, Hammerwatch looks to bring all the finer things from the hack & slash genre together in one complete experience.

Hammerwatch brings Seven Master Classes into play, including The Sorcerer who arrives for the first time in this Hammerwatch console debut. Each of the Seven classes all hold unique abilities that can be unlocked and upgraded throughout the game making for some incredibly powerful options. It can be played in both solo and co-op form, as you look to battle your way from the bottom to the top of Castle Hammerwatch in the fantasy pixelated gloomy castle adventure.

If that’s not enough, Hammerwatch comes complete with the Temple of the Sun Expansion which brings two extra modes in to play with Hero Defence and Survival modes.

Here is a full list of features you can expect to find in Hammerwatch on Xbox One –

  • 7 unique classes.
  • Character development.
  • 2 campaigns: Castle Hammerwatch andTemple of the Sun.
  • 2 extra modes: Hero Defence and Survival.
  • Hard, medium and easy customizable difficulty.
  • Local multiplayer co-op 1-4 players.
  • COMING FIRST TO CONSOLES – New class: The Sorcerer.
  • Tons of balance changes to classes.
  • Improved character art.
  • Online multiplayer and New Mods – Coming soon.

Those interested in getting on board with Hammerwatch can do so now on Xbox One and PC for the price of £7.99.

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Game Description:

The highly acclaimed hack & slash Hammerwatch is finally here! Kill hordes of enemies with varied looks and features through unique environments with traps, hidden secrets and puzzles. Master 7 different classes, including The Sorcerer, a new class coming first to consoles; and unlock and upgrade their unique abilities. Play solo or co-op from bottom to top of Castle Hammerwatch in the fantasy pixel art environment. Then crawl around the desert in the Temple of the Sun Expansion and try to survive in the two extra modes. Gather your friends and unleash your powers in a memorable couch-play session! KEY FEATURES – 7 unique classes – Character development – 2 campaigns: Castle Hammerwatch, Temple of the Sun – 2 extra modes:Hero defense, Survival – Hard, medium and easy of course – Customizable difficulty – Local multiplayer co-op, 1-4 players COMING FIRST TO CONSOLES – New class: The Sorcerer – Tons of balance changes to classes – Improved character art COMING SOON – Online multiplayer – New Mods