Today, Mortal Shell will celebrate its first birthday in a special style. On this day, the highly anticipated expansion The Virtuous Cycle will be released to the game, this expansion will be available for free to all owners of the basic version of the game, only for the first five days after the premiere.
Between August 18 and 23, players will be able to download The Virtuous Cycle – a full-fledged expansion along with a new roguelike mode, a new playable shell, and a new ax-katana weapon – absolutely free. After the end of the promotional period, the add-on will be credited to the players’ account forever. The price for the expansion after August 23 will be € 6.99.
The promotional period, which begins with the launch of The Virtuous Cycle on August 18, applies to all available platforms: Steam, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Epic Games Store and GOG.COM.
“Since the launch of Mortal Shell in August 2020, we’ve been wondering how to give our fans something truly special, which proves our sincere appreciation for their support,” said Kiron Ramdewar, head of PC and Console at Playstack at Mortal Shell publisher.
“The Virtuous Cycle expansion pack is packed with content that fans of the genre will love and provides a new, unique way to experience the rich Mortal Shell universe. We can’t wait to see new and old players venture into the depths of Fallgrim and face our new roguelike mode. ” – added.
August 18 is also the day the base version of Mortal Shell goes on sale via Steam. Mortal Shell has collected over 300,000 entries on Steam’s wish list so far, making it one of the most anticipated titles on this platform.
With the release of the add-on, the Twich Drops campaign will be launched on Twitch. Players watching broadcasts from The Virtuous Cycle on Twitch can get, among other things, an exclusive skin for Axetana and a brand new, playable lute. More information is available at this link: twitch.mortalshell.com
Since its release in August 2020, Mortal Shell has sold over 500,000 copies and has received critical acclaim around the world.