Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth

An expansion to 2016’s action-RPG Grim Dawn (also considered in its category as hack’n’slash title), developed by independent studio of Crate Entertainment. Creators did not bother trying to change game mechanics of the base game and instead focused on preparing new content. DLC adds two more chapters to the campaign, set in previously inaccessible wild region of Ugdenbog and ruins of titular Malmouth city. Players also got two new classes to choose from in form of scythe-wielding master of dark magic in Necromancer and armed with two pistols Inquisitor. Other novelties include three hundred items, forty bosses and mini-bosses and fourteen star constellations that give various useful bonuses to heroes’ statistics.

This is Grim Dawn expansion pack.

PC / Windows
Game Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth (PC) Cover
Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth

Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth | PC

Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth release date for PC:

game language:
English

11 October 2017 | Worldwide

11 October 2017 | Europe

11 October 2017 | USA

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 10 / 10 calculated out of 2 players' votes.  

Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth is an expansion to PC / Windows action-RPG Grim Dawn from 2016, both being the work of independent studio Crate Entertainment. It isn’t a standalone expansion, meaning it requires base version of the game.

Plot

Add-on finally allows heroes to launch assault on Aetherials, a faction from another world, and its grotesque creation that inhabit ruins of abandoned town Malmouth. The attack is supported by Black Legion and Inquisitor Creed.

Game mechanics

As far as gameplay goes, Ashes of Malmouth for PC / Windows doesn’t change basic mechanics of Grim Dawn, focusing instead on simply offering an additional content. Players still get classic action-RPG title that focuses on exploration, character development, fulfilling quests and most importantly using very arcade fight systems in battles.

{PLAT}’s Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth adds two more chapters to the story campaign, during which heroes will venture to wild and dangerous area known as Ugdenbog and titular fallen city of Malmouth. DLC also introduces two additional hero classes: an Inquisitor equipped with two pistols and a Necromancer wielding a scythe and using dark magic.

Aside from that, add-on introduces over three hundred items and fourteen star constellations which offer variety of bonuses to heroes’ statistics. Those will be useful during encounters with more than forty new bosses and mini-bosses, as will be hero’s development cap increased to 100th level.

Technical aspects

Ashes of Malmouth offers similar performance as base version of Grim Dawn for PC / Windows and uses the same visual engine, which is an upgraded version of technology used in Titan Quest.

Age Rating

age requirements: 12+

System requirements

Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.3 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce 6800 or better, 2 GB HDD, Windows Vista/7/8/10

Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth Release Date Reveal Trailer

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Zwiastun ujawniający datę premiery dodatku Ashes of Malmouth do gry Grim Dawn.