Apogee Entertainment, collaborating with New Blood Interactive and Nightdive Studios, announces the release of Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition. The definitive edition of the cult classic FPS game is now available.
The game is now available on Steam and GOG for PC. The game will launch on Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and X|S/PS5 via backward compatibility later this year.
Experience the ’90s Masterpiece with Rise of the Triad’s Ludicrous Edition
Players can step into a time machine with Nightdive Studios’ KEX engine. They can relive the genre-defining ’90s masterpiece that sparked an FPS revolution.
Apogee rebuilt Rise of the Triad from source code. The new version includes 4K visuals, 60+ FPS, ultrawide support, FOV slider, cloud saves, and music from all eras
Scott Miller, the founder of Apogee Entertainment and the original project manager of Rise of the Triad in 1995, expresses his excitement about revitalizing a game he worked on nearly three decades ago. He credits the collaborative effort with New Blood and Nightdive Studios for making it possible.
Gaming enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the console release of the game, expected later this year.
In the game’s thrilling storyline, Los Angeles is targeted for destruction by a group of Cultists. Only the High-Risk United Nations Task-Force (H.U.N.T.), consisting of five elite operatives, stands a chance to stop their nefarious plans.
Players can immerse themselves in ROTT lore with five full campaign modes, expansion packs, and explore never-before-seen content from previously-lost beta builds of Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition.
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Unleash Chaos with Over-the-Top Weapons in Rise of the Triad
Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition offers fast-paced action with labyrinthine levels and over-the-top weaponry that splatters ludicrous gibs across the island. The game features the world’s first-ever dual-wielded pistol setup, along with other unique and magical weapons like the legendary Excalibat and the annihilating Hand of God.
For an intense multiplayer experience, players in Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition can engage in 11-player online matches with 10 unique maps in the innovative “COMM-BAT” mode. They can also team up and compete in the first-ever “capture the flag” mode in video game history, known as Capture the Triad. Classic Normal and Team Normal game modes are also available for those who prefer a more old-school approach.
Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition is currently available on Steam and GOG for $19.99 USD. Planned for later this year, the game will release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, along with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S via backward compatibility.
About Apogee Entertainment
In 1990, Scott Miller founded Apogee Entertainment and revolutionized the gaming industry by allowing indie developers to sell games online. Apogee funded, mentored, and published many indie success stories, such as Commander Keen, Duke Nukem, and Wolfenstein 3D.
About New Blood Interactive
Passionate individuals founded and run New Blood Interactive, a dynamic game studio involved in both game development and publishing.
About Nightdive Studios
Nightdive Studios is a Vancouver-based studio that restores classic PC games. They have worked on titles such as System Shock 2, Turok, and Shadowman Remastered. Their full-fledged remake of System Shock was released in May 2023.
Unleash chaos in Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition with upgraded visuals, intense gameplay, and new features.