Dead Cells

Update (Wed 22nd Jul, 2020 09:40 BST): As promised, Dead Cells' 'Update 19' is now live on Switch. Make sure your copy of the game is up to date and get stuck in!

Original Article (Thu 2nd Jul, 2020 10:00 BST): Motion Twin and Evil Empire have announced that Dead Cells has now surpassed three million sales over the course of its lifetime. The game first launched on Switch in August 2018 and was initially available on Steam Early Access the year before.

As it happens, the game has also just received its 19th update on PC, bringing a number of "smaller" changes that will also arrive on console "in the coming weeks". These changes include sweeping changes to items and weapons, many of which have been completely reworked, nerfed or boosted.

For example, crossbows are now classed as two-handed weapons and 'Survival' only, giving players two separate attacks and a generous health pool. Also, equipping a two-handed weapon now gives you access to a backpack weapon slot, meaning that you can store any one-handed weapon inside and use it simultaneously with any future one-handed weapons you find at the same time, replacing your original two-handed weapon.

Elsewhere, scrolls have been removed from ++ and S weapons, but in an effort to compensate for this, more scrolls have been added to the early biomes, enemy damage has been reduced, and gear damage has been increased.

You can find a detailed report on all the changes on Dead Cells' official website - remember, this update will arrive on Switch in a few weeks' time.

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