Astor: Blade of the Monolith launches on May 30 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, & PC

Publishers Tinybuild & Versus Evil and developer C2 Game Studio have announced that Astor: Blade of the Monolith will launch on May 30 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam, GOG, Epic).

The action RPG was originally titled Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients before a name change earlier this month.

A release date trailer, description, and screenshot set can be found below, via Tinybuild and Versus Evil.

Independent game developer C2 Game Studio has today revealed that its upcoming third-person action-RPG Astor: Blade of the Monolith will launch May 30th on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox platforms. The release date was revealed as part of the ID@Xbox Showcase, featuring some of the most exciting upcoming indie games from around the world. The announcement also comes in the wake of a recent title rebrand. Wield legendary runic weapons and magical abilities in fast-paced combat as you confront the source of evil found on planet Gilese, and enjoy a rich, immersive adventure as you guide a lone hero across the planet in a desperate search for answers.

“We’re really excited to finally reveal our release date for Astor: Blade of the Monolith,” said Luis Correa, Founder & game director at C2 Game Studio. “Myself and everyone at C2 are immensely proud of the game, and we can’t wait for players to get their hands on it when it releases on May 30th.”

More about Astor: Blade of the Monolith

Explore the vibrant planet of Gliese, once inhabited by an ancient race, and now home to their sentient creations – the Diokek. After the ancients’ disappearance, the Diokek lived in peace until malevolent creatures, the Hiltsik, started wreaking havoc among their settlements. With threats of a more sinister force at play, Astor – a young Diokek warrior, must journey across Gliese to solve the mysterious disappearance of his creators thousands of years ago, believing that they may have left behind the key to their salvation.

Inspired by Devil May Cry, Bayonetta, and The Legend of Zelda, Astor: Blade of the Monolith features fierce fighting mechanics and wondrous exploration. Learn new attacks, abilities and combos, use runic power to summon powerful constructs in combat, and collect legendary weapons as you crush hordes of enemies. 

For more on Astor: Blade of the Monolith, C2 Game Studio has posted two Dev Logs offering insight into the creation of the game. Check them out here, alongside the latest news about the upcoming title. 

Key Features

  • Engage in intense battles against 16 different enemies and 10 formidable bosses across over 20 hours of main story and side quests
  • Arm yourself with 4 unique weapons, master dynamic skills and combos, summon powerful constructs, and craft your own combat style
  • Traverse Gliese's diverse landscapes, complete various side quests and uncover remnants left by your creators
  • Test your skills in combat challenges and conquer New Game+ mode for an even greater challenge
Astor: Blade of the Monolith