Dauntless Now Available on Nintendo Switch with Full “One Dauntless"Cross-Platform Support," Stormchasers "Update Brings New Escalation Experience, Behemoth, Hunt Pass and More
Dauntless Also Debuts in Japan with Full Localization on All Platforms
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today Phoenix Labs launched Dauntless on Nintendo Switch, bringing the hit online RPG to millions of new players. Dauntless on Nintendo Switch full features “One Dauntless"Cross-platform support, allowing cross-progression across all devices. Behemoths with friends on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Today also marks Dauntless' debut in Japan on all available platforms, featuring full localization with subtitle and character support.
To celebrate the launch, Phoenix Labs released “Stormchasers,” the biggest free content update to date, adding to Dauntless' ever-growing live service offering. Stormchasers includes the challenging new gameplay experience Escalation, a new type of sequential hunt that features dual Behemoth encounters in addition to a number of elements of the "roguelike" genre. Escalation culminates in a showdown against a fearsome threat - the shock-infused Behemoth Malkarion. Stormsters also heralds the arrival of a new Hunt Pass, Myth & Legend, which offers the opportunity to explore the history and heroism of Ramsgate.
"It's a dream like true for us to offer Slayers the chance to bring Dauntless said Jesse Houston, CEO and co-founder, Phoenix Labs. "The Switches offers versatility and the latest in Japan, the future is bright for Slayers around the world."
Dauntless' expansive new gameplay experience, escalation, challenges Slayers to best waves of Behemoths imbued with unique modifiers, presenting some of the most challenging battles Slayers have come to face yet. Escalation offers procedurally-generated Behemoth encounters, ensuring that no run feels the same. Slayers can choose from a variety of amps that offer a range of defensive and offensive boosts following each successful encounter.
Earning a high enough Escalation level by the end of the fourth encounter. Malkarion is the first Behemoth in Dauntless that gives us the chance to set up their prey, and our unique move-set introduces a number of mechanics that will challenge even the most veteran Slayers on the Shattered Isles.
For more information on Dauntless, and to stay up-to-date on the latest news, please visit the official site at www.playdauntless.com.
About Phoenix Labs
Phoenix Labs is an independent game company based in Vancouver, British Columbia with offices in San Mateo, California and Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 2014 to create games for its passionate community and evolves the way great games are made and enjoyed. They aspire to create new AAA gaming experiences that their community will share for years. Their debut title, Dauntless, a co-op Action RPG, is developed by a veteran team from BioWare, Riot Games, and other acclaimed studios. For more information on Phoenix Labs and to open positions, please visit https://www.phoenixlabs.ca.
Andy Burt, PR Manager