The Ascent – Cyber Warrior Pack DLC & New Game Plus Mode Available

The teams over at Neon Giant and Curve Games have put together a new update for their cyberpunk action-RPG The Ascent that adds the New Game Plus mode to the game and fixes a few issues. On top of that, you can now purchase the Cyber Warrior Pack DLC that expands the game’s arsenal and skin selection.

And if you wouldn’t mind playing the game on a PlayStation console, you’ll be pleased to learn that its PlayStation release is now scheduled for March 24, 2022. Here’s a trailer for that:

And here’s one highlighting the new DLC:

Some additional info about the new content:

Dear Indents,

For all the Cyberpunk Samurai lovers out there, we’re happy to announce that the Cyber Warrior Pack is now available on Steam for $4.99 / £3.99 / 4.99€. We hope you will enjoy this new look!

Talking of new, we’ve just launched The Ascent Discord server . Lots of surprises away you in there dear indent, but behave or you will be sent to the Deepstink!

And for all our players on Steam, we’re very excited to announce that a free New Game+ mode is now available in The Ascent! Are you ready for some hardcore challenge?

We’ve also been working on some quality-of-life improvements, and you can find more details below in our Patch notes section.


The Cyber Warrior Pack is the must have kit for all you Cyberpunk Samurai out there! Nothing strikes fear into your enemies more than a well-crafted piece of Samurai armor, and with 7 pieces to choose from, there’s plenty of options. The additional 2 new weapons, and tactical are just the icing on the cake. That’s not all, the 3 new weapon skins are just as important for your enemies as they are you, at least they’ll know they’ve been slain by the best looking weapons out there. Let them keep some dignity…


We’re happy to announce that New Game + is available now, free for all Steam players. Finished the main campaign and want a new challenge? Start a New Game + run!

Bring the gear, weapons, knowledge, and skill you earned from your first run, and take them with you into a whole new challenge. Don’t think you’ll breeze through though… enemies haven’t forgotten what you did to them the first time around… and they want revenge. They’re not going to make things easy.

Enjoy a new challenge with more difficult enemies, level cap increased from 30, weapons upgrades past Mk.10 and more!

How to unlock New Game +:

Once you’ve completed the main campaign, go to “Single Player” and choose “New Game +”. Select the save file you wish to convert to a New Game + save, and head back to Veles for round 2!

Those who finish the game again may find an additional piece of content…


More and more Indents are joining the community, which means we need more space for you to hang out! So, we’re launching the official The Ascent Discord server! Make sure to sign up and get involved, we’ll be doing a lot of exclusive giveaways here, as well as keeping you up to date with all things The Ascent. If that wasn’t enough… check this out…

Everyone who signs up to the Discord from now until May 31st 2022, will be automatically enrolled for a chance to have their Discord name added in-game as one of the many bounties throughout Veles! That’s right, sign up and maybe you’ll become a bounty in-game! Terms and conditions apply.


Patch 8 incudes a number of improvements to The Ascent, while also adding New Game +. The update is now live for all Steam players. Regrettably, we aren’t able to release the patch across all platforms simultaneously, we’re working hard to rectify this, we apologise and thank you for your patience.

Our team continues to work hard on improving the game, and we’d like to thank the community for their continued support and feedback. Your feedback has been vital for us continuing to build The Ascent, we really appreciate it!

For a full breakdown of Patch 8, please see below:

  • New Game Plus (NG+) has been added to the game.
  • We have added a ‘saving’ icon that displays on the right side of the screen at various times
  • Fixes made to stability in Single Player, including a number of low frequency crashes, additionally we have resolved a number of issues that will improve stability in Coop.
  • Fixed an issue where enemies that might spawn anchored incorrectly, making them really hard to kill, has been fixed.
  • Resolved a bug where a Ranged Larkian does not reload their weapon and remains in idle animation after emptying the minigun’s magazine.
  • Fixed a Local Coop issue where you could copy and overwrite profiles after specific steps were taken whilst disconnecting controllers.
  • We fixed an issue where Clients could not rejoin a Host after a disconnection from the internet.
  • Fixed an issue where a Player could start a Single Player game whilst accepting an invite for a Coop session.
  • Fixed an issue where a Player could sometimes crawl faster during DNMO status.
  • There was an issue where VSync wasn’t being reset to defaults which is now resolved.
  • Fixed an issue where the camera could get stuck in a fixed position upon Player 2 interaction with a Vendor while Player 1 is already interacting with the same Vendor
  • Fixed an issue in Photo Mode where the game wasn’t being paused if the ‘pause’ function was mapped to F10.
  • Fixed an issue where a Client could experience a hang if the Host disconnected the game immediately upon loading into the game.
  • We fixed several issues where the Player could instigate a soft-lock by interacting with multiple ‘interacts’ at the same time.
  • Resolved an issue where ‘Sell all Duplicates’ option could sell all duplicates, regardless of the chosen category.
  • Fixed some minor collision issues.

We hope you will enjoy this update as much as we’ve enjoyed making it!

The Ascent team.

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