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


Available now

Console Launch Exclusive


Play with Xbox Game Pass or buy digital

Xbox One X Enhanced Logo
A collage of games available on Xbox including Monster Hunter World, Metro Exodus, Gears 5, Halo MCC and Rocket League.
Xbox Game Pass logo

Xbox Game Pass

Get this game, plus unlimited access to over 100 high-quality games for one low monthly price. Not a member?

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 hand axe 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.

Xbox One X Enhanced: Enhanced features for Xbox One X subject to release of a content update. Games information at

Additional information

ESRB Rating Pending

Rating Pending

  • May contain content inappropriate for children. Visit for rating information.
  • Publisher
  • Annapurna Interactive
  • Developer
  • Aurora44
  • Genre
  • Action-adventure
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
  • Release date
  • 7 December 2018

Get the game


User rating: 3.5/ 5

Included with the Xbox Game Pass

Play Ashen and over 100 more great games for one low monthly price with Xbox Game Pass.


Buy download

Ashen is an action RPG about a wanderer in search of a place to call home. This is a world where nothing lasts, no matter how tightly you cling to it. At its core, Ashen is about forging relationships. Players can guide those they trust to their camp - together, you might just stand a chance.

Which one is yours?

Elevate your game

detail view of Xbox Wireless Controller

Xbox Wireless Controller

The best controller just got even better

Detail view of Play and Charge Kit

Xbox One Play & Charge Kit

Detail view of Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

Save [[PLACEHOLDER1]] days hours minutes day hour minute [[PLACEHOLDER2]] remaining [[PLACEHOLDER]] with Xbox Live Gold [[PLACEHOLDER]] with Xbox Game Pass [[PLACEHOLDER]] with EA Access User rating BUY NOW PRE-ORDER NOW DOWNLOAD NOW box shot Buy [[PLACEHOLDER]] from the Microsoft Store Pre-order [[PLACEHOLDER]] from the Microsoft Store Download [[PLACEHOLDER]] from the Microsoft Store