The legend awaits you in Torchlight III, now available on Playstation 4, Xbox One and Steam.
– Explore the Frontier on Nintendo Switch October 22 –
Perfect World Entertainment, Inc., a leading online games distributor, and Echtra Games, Inc. studio today announced the official release of Torchlight III, the frenetic dungeon game, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam for the price of € 39.99. Torchlight III is also coming to Nintendo Switch on October 22. Torchlight III is the highly anticipated new installment in the classic action RPG franchise. Like its predecessors, it features fast-paced combat and a popular pet system, while introducing a new story and features that will excite a new generation of console and PC gamers.
In the words of Max Schaefer, CEO of Echtra Games and co-founder of the Torchlight franchise: “We can finally announce the arrival of Torchlight III, and at Echtra we are eager to see the reaction of the players. The development of this project has had its consequences. ups and downs, but the truth is that we are very proud of the result. We want to thank the fans who have patiently accompanied us throughout this journey, their support has meant everything to us. Finally, the time to explore the Border has come! “
In the words of Yoon Im, CEO of Perfect World Entertainment: “Echtra has created a gaming experience that perfectly reflects the professionalism and creativity of the studio. At Perfect World we couldn’t be more proud of what they have achieved. From the beginning of the project, we unconditionally support Max’s vision and his idea of expanding the Torchlight universe. It’s very exciting to see how this new adventure picks up the baton from the franchise and we hope fans of the series and a new generation of gamers will enjoy it. “
The eccentric and wonderful universe of Torchlight returns with Torchlight III! A century has passed since the events that took place in Torchlight II, when ancient heroes defeated the Dark Alchemist and sealed the heart of the Nether Lord within the Core of Mechanism. These heroes brought peace to Novastraia, but the Empire of Ember is once again in decline, and the world once again faces the threat of the Hells and their allies. To save Novastraia, players will have to steel themselves and head to the frontier in search of fame, glory and new adventures. In these dark times, the world needs legends more than ever.
Before embarking on this epic adventure, players will have to create their own hero by choosing from four classes: Twilight Mage, Forged, Master Machinist, and Sniper Shooter. Then they will have to choose between five powerful Relics and a companion pet, which could be a furry alpaca, a speedy owl or a faithful Labrador. With over twenty possible combinations of classes and Relics (each with its own unique play style) and a wide variety of options for distributing skill points, players can become the hero they have always wanted.
Long-time Torchlight fans will be delighted to learn that Torchlight III maintains the same gameplay mechanics that made the franchise popular: intense combat within a fast-paced world, an online multiplayer mode for teams of up to four players, an offline solo mode, and the house brand pet system. Torchlight III will also include three epic acts, a thrilling endgame experience titled “Fazeer Shah’s Dun-Djinn”, unique Relic subclasses, customizable forts, a multi-tiered “contract” system that will allow players to earn Fame and unlock elite items. , as well as a multitude of missions and battles with final bosses. All of these new features mark the return of the iconic franchise, an even more accessible adventure for newcomers to the world of Torchlight.
Detailed list of features available in the full release of Torchlight III:
Travel to the frontier: Explore nature, join a group of friends, collect materials to craft your own items, use magical maps to discover hidden dungeons or show off all your loot in the city. The new frontier offers you endless possibilities!
Build and upgrade your fort: Time to rebuild! Now you can create your own fort based on an account. There you can improve your equipment, build monuments, stables for your pets and much more. Don’t stop renewing it to show it off in front of your friends and the rest of the world!
Choose a Relic: Relics are very powerful items that grant the hero a number of active and passive abilities. At the beginning of the adventure, you will have to choose one of five Relics and use the skill points to unlock or improve the abilities of it. The Relic is the cornerstone of your character’s strategy, so choose it wisely!
Collect Epic Equipment: Throughout the Frontier, you will find objects of all kinds, such as elegant hats, outfits for your pets and various types of locomotion. You will also find a wide variety of weapons and armor that you can adapt to your style of play and type of character. With over a hundred legendary items at your disposal, you can constantly acquire special abilities to turn your character into a unique and powerful hero.
Pets Return – Reach fame and glory alongside your loyal companion! Each species of pet has an infinite number of colors and styles, so don’t settle for the first one you find. Fortify them by granting them abilities, find equipment to make them more resistant and face the enemy as a team. Pets have their own inventory of items and you will have the option to send them directly to town for sale.
Build Your Hero: Choose from four hero classes and use class-specific mechanics to maximize damage and increase your chances of survival. There are twenty different combinations of Relics and classes (each with its own style of play) and a wide variety of options to distribute your skill points. Additionally, in Torchlight III you can collect epic gear, select your Relic powers, and customize your gear and abilities to create a unique combat style for your hero.
Each version of Torchlight III includes an exclusive Fairy pet:
Steam: Purple Glowing Goblin
Xbox One: Green Glowing Goblin
PlayStation 4: Blue Glowing Goblin
Nintendo Switch: Pale Glowing Goblin
Torchlight III features four hero classes and five Relics with unique abilities and powers:
– The Twilight Wizard is a sorcerer who channels the power of light and darkness to launch devastating attacks.
– The Forged is a powerful robot that uses its arsenal to accumulate heat and perform explosive attacks.
– The Master Engineer is a burly locomotive expert who wields a gigantic mallet and builds his own battle train as he goes.
– The Sniper Shooter is a skilled character who combines great aim with a series of magical gadgets to take down enemies from long range.
– Scourge: Summons a group of spiders and launches blasts of lethal poison.
– Bloodsucker: Heals a player’s wounds while enemies bleed out.
– Cold Heart: Control the masses by freezing, slowing or pushing inordinate threats.
– Electrode: Unleashes an unpredictable electricity surge.
– Flaming Destruction: Steadily burn enemies and set everything on fire.