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  CRAFT NEW ADVENTURES WITH FRIENDS IN FIRST PixARK DLC  ​​​​​​​
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08/20/2019
 


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LOS ANGELES - Aug. 20, 2019 – Snail Games expands the world of PixARK, the open world voxel-based sandbox survival game, with all new areas to explore in the Skyward expansion. The first DLC takes players to a floating archipelago with 10 islands, each home to unique biomes and creatures. The Skyward DLC is now available on Steam for free, and will be coming to console players soon. A new update for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will also be coming on August 21, allowing split screen and local co-op play for the first time.

 

In Skyward, players face off against the Cobaltianians, an alien race threatening to deplete the world of its mineral supply. Daring adventurers will be rewarded for their bravery as they journey to each of the new islands in search of resources to upgrade their technology, push back the invading aliens, and restore balance in PixARK.  

 

The Skyward DLC, available today on Steam, includes: 

 

  • Floating Island Map - A map spanning 10 distinctive island biomes, each featuring new creatures and cube types.
 
  • New Ruins - Players can take on special bosses, from Cobaltianian offers, Behemoth and the Ghost Dragon King to obtain special equipment and armor, or drop into Wyvern nests to hatch their own Wyvern.   featuring fresh biomes and creatures, with new types of loot waiting to be obtained.
 
  • Summon Bone Creatures - Skeletal bone creatures and Fossil Cubes can be found throughout the new map. Players must defeat bone creatures or harvest Fossil Cubes to obtain Fossils. With enough fossils, explorers can venture to the Summoning Altar to summon their own tamable Bone Creatures. 
 
  • TEK Technology Engrams - Players can now infuse engrams with TEK technology to create advanced mechanized items, including new swords, guns, grenades, shields, armour, saddles and other useful materials.

 

In PixARK, anything is possible. Players can tame creatures both ferocious and cuddly, craft high tech and magical tools, and build their own base out of cubes. With a robust character creator, an infinite number of voxel based maps and procedurally generated quests, their PixARK adventure will be completely unique. Team up with friends to form a tribe, or play on their own. Spend time building a towering fortress or go on a quest in a sprawling cavern. Fly on the back of a dragon and smite their enemies with a magic wand, or ride a mighty T-Rex and blast their foes with a rocket launcher. In the world of PixARK, how they play is up to them – as long as they survive!

 

To learn more about PixARK, please visit: https://pixark.snail.com/ and follow the game on Twitter and Facebook.

 

To view out the new launch trailer, please visit: https://youtu.be/lmg8fDaesfo.

 

To download screenshots and logos, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/540dtol3uy7x9to/AABXGfbJcpeBgIJJpmQSLXcba?dl=0

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About Snail Games

Snail Games has been a pioneer in the digital technology and entertainment industry since its founding in 2000. The company has developed and published over 50 digital products, providing entertainment to 85 million users in over 100 countries and regions. As the mobile era continues to accelerate, Snail Games aims to expand the scope of gaming through innovations in software, hardware, and telecommunications.