Risk of Rain is Making Its Return With 2023 Remake

Return to Risk of Rain

The classic roguelike is preparing for its triumphant return. That’s right, it looks like there’s a little risk of rain coming in 2023. Today Gearbox Publishing and Hopoo Games unveiled their in development remake of 2013’s, Risk of Rain. The remake, titled Risk of Rain Returns, is coming in 2023. It aims to build on the lessons the developers learned from the second game, while staying true to the original. A press release provides more details as well as insights from the developers. Additionally, players can check out a new animated trailer for the game.

Risk of Rain Returns

“Risk of Rain Returns takes everything we learned making Risk of Rain 2 and applies it to the original we created back in our dorm room,” said Duncan Drummond, co-founder of Hopoo Games. “As we chart our future as developers, it was important to us that we look back on our early work. Risk of Rain Returns is a small token of our appreciation to this incredible community. We hope everyone is as excited about the future as we are.” 

The modern take of the game includes remastered graphics, gameplay, and more. For instance, players can look forward to enhanced new and familiar Survivors, customizable Survivor abilities, fresh items, deadly monsters, and a game mode. Players can get a look at the remake in the new animated trailer for the game. Get view of all of the new features and updates to the graphics. Of course, players can check out the new trailer below. Importantly, players can see all of the beloved characters in their new and improved re-make forms. Check our Risk of Rain Returns. 


The remake will be arriving on PC via Steam in 2023. Additionally, the game will also be available on Nintendo Switch. So, are you excited for the return of the rain?