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SEATTLE – November 7, 2023 –Salt and Sacrifice, the follow-up to the million-plus selling soulslike platformerSalt and SanctuaryfromSka StudiosandDevoured Studios, is now available on Nintendo Switch andSteamfor Windows PC and MacOS (Steam Deck Verified). “The Traitor’s Tomb,” a free update adding a new area and PvP arena, is also available forSalt and Sacrificeowners on PlayStation 5|4, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Epic Games Store.
Experience the thrill of the hunt as a Marked Inquisitor conscripted to defeat the Corrupted Mages terrorizing Altarstone Kingdom with their accursed elemental magic. Select from eight starting classes, take up arms, and set out from Pardoner’s Vale to purify the Kingdom by tracking Mages and defeating them to gain new power.
Battle through challenging zones inhabited by terrifying creatures, wicked traps, and platforming hurdles. Gather clues in the environment to progress Mage hunts before facing off against fearsome Pyromancers, Venomancers, and repulsive Corpumancers capable of bending elements to their wicked whims. Put the Mages to rest, destroy their hearts, and claim their bones to craft increasingly powerful weapons and armor before advancing further into the Kingdom.
Call upon fellow Inquisitors for co-op hunts or PvP invasions with crossplay support for all platforms. Utilize the Pardoner’s Vale Cooperation Board to set passwords for friendly sessions, call upon random partners using the Golden Candle, and join numerous factions for PvP and multiplayer features.
Seek the Kingdom’s deepest secrets in the all-new “Traitor’s Tomb” update, now available for free on all platforms. Descend into the mysterious Heart of Altarstone, an expansive new dungeon hiding Marked Inquisition’s darkest secrets. Encounter new NPCs, face multiple new bosses, and uncover fresh weapons and armor. The Traitor’s Tomb also introduces a new arena mode, allowing battle-hungry Inquisitors to face off in 6-player free-for-all PvP matches.
“After a successful launch in 2022, we’re thrilled to bringSalt and Sacrificeto Steam and Nintendo Switch today,” said James Silva, founder, Ska Studios. “As a thanks to all the fans who’ve supported us, we’re pleased to share ‘The Traitor’s Tomb’ update on all platforms. Steel your nerves and prepare to hunt Mages on Steam and Switch today!”
Salt and Sacrificeis now available on Nintendo Switch andSteamfor PC and MacOS (Deck Verified) for USD $19.99. The game is also available on PlayStation 5|4 andEpic Games Storein English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified) and Japanese.
About Ska Studios
Largely a one-person show, award-winning game developer James Silva has a talent for art, animation, music, coding, and level design. James always focuses on making games he would want to play first. His other games includeSalt and Sanctuary,The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile,Charlie Murder, andI MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!.
To learn more about Ska Studios, please visitthe studio’s official website.
About Devoured Studios
Devoured Studios is a new collaboration between James Silva and his longtime friend Shane Lynch. As a former senior platform developer who worked on Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X, Shane’s netcode skills form the backbone ofSalt and Sacrifice’s online play.
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