The Ascent is an isometric top view RPG shooter made by Neon Giant. Those who have had the opportunity to try the game first hand will surely have noticed the care taken by the developers in creating fascinating environments in Cyberpunk style. Although it was designed with a camera away from the character, the game nevertheless performs well even with the first-person view. If you don’t believe us take a look at this video where thanks to one mod The Ascent becomes a FPS.
The YouTube channel Gaming with Griffin Griffin performed an interesting experiment. Using the tool Universal Unreal Engine 4 Unlocker he managed to “unlock” the camera and then play The Ascent with a first person view, turning it into a full-fledged FPS.
The result as you can see from the video is amazing. While the Neon Giant title is meant to be played in an isometric view, the first-person camera shows an impressive level of detail for character models and game environments. A sign of painstaking work by the developers in creating a fascinating cyberpunk world.
On the other hand, the same fans of The Ascent these days are clamoring for the introduction of a first-person mode and could be satisfied. According to what was reported in an interview with VG247, in fact the developers have stated that this function could arrive in future.
Among the promises of Neon Giant there is also that of correcting the differences between the Xbox Game Pass and Steam versions of The Ascent.