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The Ascent

The Ascent is a solo and co-op Action-shooter RPG set in a cyberpunk world. The mega corporation that owns you and everyone, The Ascent Group, has just collapsed. Can you survive without it?
What do users say about The Ascent 
for Windows?
The Ascent for Windows has been 4.5 out of 5 based on 1000+ as of 2021.
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Is the ascent going to be on game pass?
The Ascent is the latest Game Pass release to succeed beyond Xbox's service.
Is the ascent cross play?
The Ascent Crossplay Explained
The Ascent is crossplay compatible, but only between Xbox One/Series X|S users, and those playing on PC via the Xbox app. Unfortunately, if you're trying to play with a friend who's playing on PC with a Steam version of the game, you cannot crossplay with those playing on Xbox consoles.

How long is the ascent game?
How Long Does it Take to Beat The Ascent. Depending on how quickly a player blazes through The Ascent, and or if they do so with a team thanks to co-op mode, The Ascent can be completed in about 9-14 hours. There are 12 main missions in the game. Each mission's length can vary, but on average they take around an hour.
Is the ascent local co op?

The Ascent – Local and Coop Modes
The Ascent is a solo and coop action-shooter RPG. It supports both local and online coop mode for up to 4 players

How many players can play the ascent?
Four players
This game's multiplayer modes are not just limited to two people either. The Ascent allows for as many as four players at a time to help cut through the hordes of enemies that much quicker.6

Official The Ascent Trailer


The Ascent is a solo and co-op Action-shooter RPG, set on Veles, a packed cyberpunk world.

Welcome to The Ascent Group arcology, a corporate-run metropolis stretching high into the sky and filled with creatures from all over the galaxy. You play as a worker, enslaved by the company that owns you and everyone else in your district. One day, you are suddenly caught in a vortex of catastrophic events: The Ascent Group shuts down for unknown reasons and the survival of your district is threatened. You must take up arms and embark on a new mission to find out what started it all.


SOLO OR CO-OP Play the entire game alone or work together with up to three friends in local or online co-op.

EXPLOSIVE SHOOTER Aim low or high, switch weapons and equip lethal gadgets, take cover and use the destructible environments at your advantage and keep adjusting your tactic as you face new enemies.

RPG ELEMENTS Customize your character with cyberware that suits your playstyle. Allocate new skill points as you level-up and try various augmentations to take down your enemies in new creative ways.

A VIBRANT CYBERPUNK WORLD Meet new allies and enemies and find loot as you explore the brimming world of The Ascent and its wide range of districts, from the deep slums to the higher luxury spheres.

Additional information

Published by

Curve Digital


The Ascent © 2021 Neon Giant AB. Licensed by Curve Digital Publishing Ltd.

Developed by

Neon Giant

Release date


Age rating

For ages 17 and up


Action & adventure

This app can

Access all your files, peripheral devices, apps, programs and registry
Access your Internet connection
Cannot be installed on a Windows 10 device in S-mode


Install on a Windows 10 PC plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account. Administrator approval required for installation

Language supported

English (United States)

Deutsch (Deutschland)

Español (España, Alfabetización Internacional)

Français (France)

日本語 (日本)


Polski (Polska)

Português (Brasil)

Русский (Россия)