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Skul: The Hero Slayer Launches January 21st on Steam

Launch brings the final two chapters & 50+ new playable skulls

Skul: The Hero Slayer, the hit indie roguelite being published by NEOWIZ and developed by SouthPAW Games, just announced that the 1.0 version will be released on January 21st.

Since starting Early Access on Steam in February, Skul has amassed over 7k reviews with an overall rating of 93%. The game has also seen frequent updates during that time, but the 1.0 patch will be the biggest addition by far. Not only will it bring with it the final two chapters and cutscenes to complete Skul’s story, but will also feature 50+ new playable characters thanks to the new upgrade system (as detailed in this Steam Community Post).

“We’re really looking forward to sharing this update with our community and seeing how they like the new content,” said Sang Woo Park, CEO of SouthPAW Games. “It’s been a couple of months since our last update, but we think the wait will be worth it. The 1.0 patch will be pretty massive and completely transform the game.”

While SouthPAW Games will continue to update and expand on the PC version for the foreseeable future, they’re also planning to release Skul for PS4, Xbox One and the Switch in early 2021. Skul is available now on Steam Early Access and will be 20% off at launch.

For more information, visit Skul: The Hero Slayer on Steam, and follow us on Twitter.

About SouthPAW Games:

SouthPAW Games is a small indie development studio comprised of 9 core members that started out as college classmates. They began working on Skul: The Hero Slayer in a game development club in 2017, and have been developing the game together ever since. Skul: The Hero Slayer initially received support through a Korean crowdfunding site called Tumblbug and was also awarded the ‘Grand Prize for Production’ at GIGDC 2019.


Established in 1997, NEOWIZ, Inc (KOSDAQ:095660) is a pioneer in social platforms and online games. As one of the leading game companies in Korea, the company has successfully published a wide variety of PC and mobile games through since 2003. In 2006, the company co-developed and launched the wildly successful FIFA online, NBA Street, and Battlefield Online with EA. NEOWIZ is currently focused on creating and servicing online games for the global audience with high-quality titles such as Brave Nine, Bless Unleashed and DJMAX RESPECT.

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