A44's Souls-like started out as a timed exclusive for the Epic Games Store and Microsoft Store.
Travel to a new location, filled with ominous environments and threats.
The beautiful Souls-like title comes to other consoles later this year.
Last year saw a number of tough bosses but these 13 took the cake.
Surmounting these challenges made for the most satisfying experiences of 2018.
"We had the game running on the hardware the first week we received it," says developer A44.
Get your souls here!
The developer has also released a multiplayer FAQ to help players understand the game's co-op better.
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I think this may have been a surprised that was ruined...
The Creative Director of Ashen answered some of our questions regarding the game's development.
It looks really evocative, with the art really standing out.
Other exact tech specifications haven't yet been nailed down, though.
"Xbox team really championed the vision" of Ashen, says creative director Derek Bradley.
Sounds like they are going for a Dark Souls thing here.
Despite a relatively weak 2017, Microsoft's console has some pretty solid games due in 2018 and beyond.
Microsoft's palette of upcoming indie games is quite diverse.