Hyper Light Drifter iOS
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Hyper Light Drifter

Publisher: Abylight S.L
Price: $6.99 > $4.99
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Explore a mysterious world

Finally, Heart Machine's award winning slash-'em-up arrives to iOS in the most polished and refined version yet, the Special Edition.

► Winner of the Audience Award and Excellence in Visual Art awards of the prestigious Independent Games Festival.

► 14 + nominations among the Best Visual Design, Best Audio and Best original Game categories.

► 9/10 Destructoid - A hallmark of excellence. There may be flaws, but they are negligible and won't cause massive damage.

► 9.5/10 Game Informer - The combination of soundtrack, art, and combat creates a rabbit hole worth your full exploration.

► Eurogamer Recommended - Heart Machine's slash-'em-up is punishing and precise - and incredibly beautiful.

► 9/10 GameSpot - It is more than simply pretty; Hyper Light Drifter uses its visuals to both guide and relax you. The grandest vistas calm your pulse between difficult, breathless combat sequences.

► 8.5 Polygon - Hyper Light Drifter deftly mixes contemplative moments with breakneck action.

► 5 Stars Darkstation - The top-down action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter is an amazing game: gorgeous, a fascinating world to explore, tight controls, beautiful music, and the faith in the player for you to figure things out on your own.

Echoes of a dark and violent past resonate throughout a savage land, steeped in treasure and blood. Drifters of this world are the collectors of forgotten knowledge, lost technologies and broken histories. Our Drifter is haunted by an insatiable illness, traveling further into the lands of Buried Time, hoping to discover a way to quiet the vicious disease.

Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale. Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with dangers and lost technologies.


● 120 fps gameplay on iPad Pro / 60 fps on iPhone and iPad.
● Compatible with MFi controllers.
● Game Center achievements.
● Haptic Vibration.
● From each character to subtle background elements, everything is lovingly hand-animated.
● Easy to pick up, difficult to master; enemies are vicious and numerous, hazards will easily crush your frail body, and friendly faces remain rare.
● Upgrade weapons, learn new skills, discover equipment and traverse a dark, detailed world with branching paths and secrets abound.
● Evocative soundtrack composed by Disasterpeace.
● All the content from the original game + more weapons, enemies and areas from the Special edition.

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What's new in version 1.1.6

- Fixed a graphic glitch that may happen sometimes in the in backgrounds.

About Hyper Light Drifter

Hyper Light Drifter is an action game developed by Abylight S.L, and is available for download on both iOS and Android devices. The app is compatible with iOS 13.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 11 Pro, X, Xs, SE, iPhone 8, 7, 6, iPad Pro and iPad Mini.

Click the button or scan the QR code below to download Hyper Light Drifter for iOS. Check out our downloads section to download Hyper Light Drifter for android and other platforms.

App Rating & Updates

Rankings History
  • Ranked #187 in US App Store / Action
  • Hyper Light Drifter has an average rating of 4.9.

Recent updates

  • Release v1.1.6 Sep 28, 2020
  • Release v1.1.4 Mar 31, 2020
  • Release v1.0.3 Oct 1, 2019
  • $5.99 -> $4.99 Sep 11, 2019
  • $6.99 -> $5.99 Aug 12, 2019
  • $4.99 -> $6.99 Aug 10, 2019
  • Release v1.0.2 Jul 27, 2019
  • Free -> $4.99 Jul 27, 2019
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