Here’s an overview of the game through it Steam page:
Carefully designed, beautifully redesigned and loaded with new ways to play—Risk of Rain is back and better than ever! Immerse yourself in iconicity naughty An all-new Survivors overhaul, packed with unique loot combinations multiplayerand more!
Discover new ways to play
Develop your skills and abilities, discover new Survivors, and dive into increasingly powerful runs! Discover the secrets of ancient design that lie beneath the surface of the Petrichor V. Search under every log, stone and Gup to find new ways to play!
15 survivors to master
Many survivors escaped the mysterious attack on your ship. Slice, dice and mete out cold justice with the return of the Chef, stand on the front lines and protect your team as a Guardian, or wade through the poisonous sludge as everyone’s favorite purple monster: Acrid! Create new paths to explore with 15 unique Survivors, each with new abilities to master. Two brand new Survivors debut Risk of Rain Return.
Play solo or gather your crew
Soar to the surface alone or with your crew! Choose Survivors who complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses, or go wild and choose who has the biggest weapon (spoiler: it’s the Loader). Up to four players online and with couch cooperativeyou are not alone in this struggle.
Risk of Rain Return introduces new and improved multiplayer services to ensure that the only thing standing between your crew’s survival is the ever-growing hordes of Petrichor V.
Surface while unlocking valuable cargo. These items act as purchases that help you move faster, deal more damage, or jump a little higher. Others power you up more dramatically, such as the rare Ukulele, which boosts your attacks with rousing music.
Hunt the Diamond if the explosions follow Hippo and watch even your most mundane attacks explode into a barrage of beautiful explosions. The magic comes in the unexpected combinations you create. Chain lightning is just the beginning of your crazy exploding masterpiece!
Perils of Petrichor V
The inhabitants of V Petrichor are as diverse as the planets they once called home. As these monsters neared extinction on their homeworld, a mysterious force brought them to Petrichor V. The planet has rapidly grown to become home to the most dangerous monsters in the galaxy, and they’re not fazed by intruders (aka YOU).
Variety is the spice of destruction. Choose from over 10 Artifacts, each changing your run! Maybe you want to start with a random item of equipment that changes every time it’s used, or you want to experience a rampaging Imp invasion every 10 minutes. Play with artifact combinations and discover exciting new ways to play.
Check out the announcement trailer and developer diary below. Check out the first screenshots in the gallery.