May 28, 2022

ELEX II is out today on Xbox, PlayStation and PC

Get ready! Starting today, players around the globe can become the hero of Magalan. Science-Fantasy-RPG ELEX II launches today for PC and consoles.

Get ready! Starting today, players around the globe can become the hero of Magalan. Science-Fantasy-RPG ELEX II launches today for PC and consoles.

ELEX II offers a vibrant open world to explore including five major factions each with their own story arc for the players to join and experience. Magalan is full of fantastic creatures, hidden secrets, and fascinating vista – there are no limits for explorers, you can go and visit every place you see in-game.

And thanks to Jax’s improved jetpack, exploration just got a lot more interesting. Traveling by jetpack allows you to fly up that old skyscraper or float down like a feather into a deep underground cave without breaking Jax’s legs.

ELEX II – Release Trailer

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Launch times

ELEX II will launch on Xbox and PlayStation at 15:00 CET. Check your local time for console here.

On PC, the game will be available at 19:00 CET, check your local time for PC here.

ELEX II is available today for PC (via Steam, GOG and Epic, as well as others), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and the Xbox Series S/X, the SRP is £38.99 on PC and £48.99 on consoles.

ELEX II
Jax prepares to spray the big lad with Lynx Africa, a classic Christmas gift.

Open-world pedigree

The sequel to ELEX, the vintage open-world role-playing experience from the award-winning creators of the Gothic and Risen series, Piranha Bytes.

Having played quite a bit of the original, I’m interested to see what improvements they’ve made to the series’ formula.

ELEX had issues with the combat difficulty, with encounters being too easy, then punishingly harsh just 10 foot away. Making micro-saving a standard practice. But ELEX had solid foundations to push the series, with sequels often surpassing originals in gaming.

ELEX II returns to the post-apocalyptic Science Fantasy world of Magalan, with massive environments that can be explored with unrivaled freedom via jetpack – you will be able to move through the epic story any way you want!

Definite face pareidolia feelings.

Save the planet, save your son… in that order

Several years after Jax defeated the Hybrid, a new threat arrives from the sky, unleashing the dangerous powers of dark Elex and endangering all life on the planet.

In order to defend the peace on Magalan and the safety of his own family, Jax embarks on a mission to convince the factions to unite against the invaders, as well as a personal quest to find his son, Dex, who got separated from him …

Dive into a huge, hand-crafted, completely unique world with multiple factions and diverse environments set in a post-apocalyptic science fantasy universe.

ELEX II
Purple, the colour of evil magicks… and Ribena.

Jet-pack your bags for Magalan!

Explore the planet of Magalan with unprecedented freedom, using your trusted jetpack to traverse the map and even fly!

Interact with a lived-in world, full of unique NPCs who; will remember what you’ve done and react accordingly, will join or leave your group depending on how you behave and are able to be killed, which will have an effect on the story.

Engage in fluid close and ranged combat with a massively improved control system. Experience a story where your actions have consequences, immersing you in a world of moral decisions


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