Ashen, Back view of two characters helping each other walk in a dank cave


Available in 2018

Console Launch Exclusive

* Xbox Play Anywhere logo

Game features

One character helps another character up in front of a slain monster

Explore the Darkness Together

Encounter other players and work together to explore the deepest dungeons.

Together you might just stand a chance.

Back view of a male and a female character outside looking at the sunless sky

Discover a Sunless World

Find other players roaming open expanses and take on the world’s challenges together.

Build meaningful relationships to grow your settlement or fight the darkness alone.

A massive furry flying creature looks at a character standing at the top of a mountain

Encounter Mighty Creatures

Explore a uniquely beautiful and sunless world, where the remnants of humanity roam amongst lonely giants.

A character holding a lantern and handaxe confronts a large spider creature in a cave

Fight to Survive

Plan your attacks – if you swing carelessly you’ll become exhausted and easy prey.

Even the smallest creature has the potential to spell doom.

A strange creature half hidden in the mist crawls above the Ashen boxshot

Game details

Ashen is a third person action game with the focus on tough combat and passive multiplayer gameplay. Roam the sunless world and team up with other players to explore the open plains or darkest dungeons. Forge meaningful relationships to grow your settlement and build a new home for the remnants of humanity.

Discover your favourite play style, managing stamina, equipment choices and combat strategy to find the best way to survive a harsh and hungry world. There are no guarantees in the world of Ashen, it’s up to you to find how to survive, and at what cost.

Additional information

  • Publisher
  • Annapurna Interactive
  • Developer
  • Aurora44
  • Genre
  • Action-adventure
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
    Windows 10
  • Release date
  • 2018

System requirements

OS Windows 7
DirectX DirectX 11
CPU Intel Core i3 @ 3.5 GHz
AMD FX-4170
GPU Nvidia GTX 760
AMD R7 270X
Hard Disk Space 15GB
OS Windows 10
DirectX DirectX 11
CPU Intel Core i5 @ 3.5 GHz
AMD FX 6 Core
GPU Nvidia GTX 970
AMD R9 290X
Hard Disk Space 15GB
Shadow of War, State of Decay 2, Forza 7, Crackdown 3, Sea of Thieves, and Resident Evil box art with a Xbox One controller

Xbox Play Anywhere

Now when you own an Xbox Play Anywhere digital title, it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. Play a game and pick up where you left off on another Xbox One or PC, bringing all your saves, game add-ons and achievements with you. Anywhere is a great place to play.

Which one is yours?

Elevate your game

detail view of Xbox Wireless Controller

Xbox Wireless Controller

The best controller just got even better

Xbox Live Gold logo

Xbox Live Gold

detail view of Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller