Since the launch of Pyre back in July, we've been taking stock of all the wonderful response and feedback from players around the world, as well as getting busy figuring out what's next! By way of saying thank-you to everyone who's supported the game, we're pleased to announce a free update and bonus soundtrack, available now on Steam! The update is also available on PlayStation 4.

Enjoy a new way to play the Campaign, and two hours of bonus music!

About the 'True Nightwing' Update

The centerpiece of our latest update is a new Campaign mode that's unlocked after you reach the end of the Campaign (if you've already finished the Campaign, it should be unlocked automatically).

Reminiscent of an 'Ironman' mode in other games, this new way to play really amps up the challenge, and emphasizes many of the unique aspects of Pyre's campaign -- notably in how the story has no 'Game-Over' state, and keeps moving forward, taking your choices and outcomes into account.

It's designed to enhance playing through the Campaign successive times, whether you want to visit your favorite characters again, or experience all the many millions of event combinations in a whole new way.

Some of the specific changes in this mode:

· Base difficulty same as Heightened.
· All Titan Stars unlocked, and some must be used.
· Enlightenment required to rank up re-scaled.
· Cannot load checkpoints or restart Rites.
· Book of Rites and White Lute fully unlocked.
· Slugmarket inventory fully unlocked.
· Feats of Glory introduced much sooner.
· Note: Once chosen, this setting cannot be changed.

Many of the early tutorials are skippable so you can get into the meat of the action more quickly, and develop brand-new strategies around how to outfit your exiles, and how to take on your many adversaries. Steam version: Complete the story in this mode, and earn a new Steam Achievement!

ALSO! Introducing the Pyre Original Soundtrack Bonus Album Set

In addition to the new mode, we're pleased to add more than two hours of extra music to the Pyre Original Soundtrack, in the form of two bonus albums.

The Lone Minstrel and the Gate Guardian have some more songs to share.

· Pyre: Original Soundtrack - The White Lute features acoustic versions of many of the signature tracks from the game (they're the versions you hear using the White Lute item in the wagon).

· Pyre: Original Soundtrack - The Black Mandolin features eight unique variations of the song 'Never to Return', for each of the different triumvirates you confront in the Rites!

If you purchased the soundtrack, you'll automatically receive these bonus albums as a free update. You can also stream them for free on our YouTube channel and other streaming services.

Pyre Merchandise in our Online Store!

In case you missed it, we're also now offering a Pyre T-shirt and 24" x 36" Poster in our online store! Follow the links for more info on each item.

We ship these and all our store items worldwide, straight from our San Francisco studio.

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We hope you enjoy the True Nightwing update, and we really appreciate all your support of Pyre.

Update 12-mar-2018: Thanks to everyone who applied for this position! At this point we're no longer seeking new applicants. Should we have any additional job opportunities in the future, we'll post about it here and via our Twitter.

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We’re seeking an on-site Office Assistant & Community Liaison to help support our administrative and marketing operations. The ideal candidate has a great disposition toward customer service, and empathy and respect for fellow game players. This is a full-time position at our studio in San Francisco.
Besides making games, we're putting together booths at PAX and other events, shipping merchandise across the globe, replying to your messages, and more!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling orders placed in our online store (packaging and shipping assorted products), organizing inventory, managing customer email / chat support.
  • Engaging customers across multiple channels such as forums, chat, and social media, and moderating social media activity.
  • Assisting with assignment and resolution of misc. customer support issues.
  • Contributing to event planning and execution for trade-show exhibitions, team events, and meetings for external partners (to include arranging travel and tracking expenses for studio staff and guests).
  • Administrative duties such as physical and digital file management, invoicing, billing, office errands, and miscellaneous clerical support.
  • Assisting with studio maintenance, including loading and unloading of shipments, maintaining studio common areas, stocking supplies, and organizing freight materials.

About the Candidate:

  • Organized, responsible, and highly personable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • 2- or 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated comfort and engagement with social media platforms.
  • Strong familiarity with Supergiant’s titles; general interest in video games and game communities.
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Google Apps and Quickbooks Online (or similar financial software).
  • Minimum 2 years administrative and/or marketing experience preferred.
  • Domestic travel to off-site events is required (between 3-6 weeks per year).
  • Occasional lifting and packing required. Must be willing and able to lift and maneuver heavy items.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Benefits: Health, dental, vision, and 401(k). Generous vacation policy.
  • Opportunity to travel to game conventions and conferences.
  • Creative, open office in a great neighborhood.
We've been able to do a lot with a small team -- come help us do even better!

To apply, please send an email to with the subject line "Office Assistant". Include your resume and cover letter in the body of the email (no attachments please). Please provide a brief description of your power animal, and provide 2-3 sentences describing your experience with each of our games. We will be accepting applications now through March 9, 2018, and reach out to prospective candidates by March 16. Please note this is our only available job opportunity at this time.

It’s finally here!! Supergiant's biggest-ever game, Pyre, is out now:

New to the game? Check out our launch trailer, or read our Pyre FAQ for more!

Our third game has arrived. We hope you absolutely love it!

We hope you have a wonderful time with Pyre, meeting all your fellow exiles, discovering the forsaken land called the Downside, and conducting the mystical competition called the Rites! Be sure to stick around for Versus Mode, featuring more than 20 different characters from the Campaign.

Pyre: Original Soundtrack

Also available today is the Pyre Original Soundtrack, packed with close to two hours of music created for the game by our award-winning composer and audio director, Darren Korb.

The Pyre Original Soundtrack features close to two hours of music.

We’re pleased to offer a variety of free streaming options, or you can purchase the soundtrack either in digital format or in a lovely two-disc physical edition on CD. It's available at our online store.

Note: We recommend playing through the game before listening to the soundtrack, since the soundtrack is deeply connected to the game’s story, much like with Bastion and Transistor.

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Supergiant’s been around since 2009, and we’ve always said that we’re here to make games that spark your imagination like the games you played as a kid. We’re also here because we want to stick together as a team, to keep making games our way. We spent three years creating Pyre -- but really it's the culmination of the seven-plus years our studio has been around, and of a lifelong love of games for each of us. We really hope you enjoy it, and we’re excited to hear what you think.

On behalf of all 12 of us at Supergiant, thank you for your support,
and we hope your journey through the Downside proves enlightening!

Pictured, L to R: Morgan Wren, John-Paul Gabler, Josh Barnett, Darren Korb, Camilo Vanegas, Jen Zee, Gavin Simon, Amir Rao, Logan Cunningham, Andrew Wang, Greg Kasavin, Michael Ailshie

Pyre debuts next week on Steam and PlayStation 4! Our third game is a party-based RPG featuring our biggest campaign ever, filled with unique characters we cannot wait for you to meet. You can get a taste of what’s in store in our new launch trailer:

Meet your fellow exiles in Pyre!

We also wanted to take a moment to reveal that Pyre features support for 4K-resolution Ultra HDdisplays! Our previous games topped out at 1080p on console and PC, so this is a huge change for us. If you have a 4K display, you’ll be able to experience the artwork at an unprecedented level of sharpness and clarity. Though if you don't, we think you’ll find the game looks stunning, nonetheless!

Pyre: 1080p vs. 4K Comparison

The top image is standard 1080p. The bottom image is 4K Ultra HD. Both are in-game screenshots taken from an early scene in Pyre.

Pictured above is Pyre in 1080p. Click to view full-size.

Now, this is Pyre in 4K! Click to expand, then click again to view actual size!

For the PlayStation 4 version of the game, 4K support is built-in and should work automatically with compatible displays, if you're running the game on a PlayStation 4 Pro console.

For the Steam version of the game, a 4K resolution option should show up automatically in the game settings, using compatible displays. The game should autodetect your desktop resolution when you start it.

We love being able to see the work of our three talented artists Jen, Josh, and Camilo in high definition like this, and we hope you'll enjoy this aspect, too. For more information about the game, visit our Pyre FAQ. Until Tuesday!!

Update 18-dec-2017: Thanks to everyone who applied for the technical designer position. At this point we're no longer seeking new applicants. Should we have any additional job opportunities in the future, we'll post about it here and via our Twitter feed.

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We're seeking a technical designer to join our creative team to help implement, iterate on, and debug game systems and content. The ideal candidate has excellent instincts and well-practiced talent both for the technical and experiential aspects of game design, and thrives in a highly collaborative, small-team environment. This is a full-time position at our studio in San Francisco.

We're looking for a good human to help us make games better than ever!


  • 2- or 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Credit on at least one commercial, student, or personal game project from start to finish
  • Fluent in Lua or similar game scripting language
  • Fluent in XML, JSON, or similar data file format
  • Fluent with at least one game editor such as Unity, Unreal, Galaxy Map Editor, or GameMaker
  • Experience with C# or similar programming language a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience playing games, new and old, low and high budget, across a variety of genres
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and comfort working in small, collaborative team environment
  • Local resident or willing to relocate to San Francisco area


  • Work closely with our content team, including our designers and artists, to implement new systems and features
  • Assist in iterating on and adding content to existing systems
  • Reinforce a high standard for cleanly implementing systems and content with our tools and scripting language
  • Work closely with our content team and Quality Assurance to track down and fix bugs found in game systems and content
  • Work closely with the engineering team to identify and test new tools and engine capabilities

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation, 401(k), and medical benefits, including vision and dental
  • Work on a small, creative, high-performance team
  • Craft and iterate on essential systems and content in Supergiant’s next and future titles
  • Opportunity to travel to game conventions and conferences

To apply, please follow these instructions exactly:

  • Send your resume, in the body of an e-mail (no attachments please), with the subject line “Technical Designer” to
  • Complete the questionnaire below and include it in the body of the e-mail.


Please answer the following questions as you might if responding to a colleague via email. Use your best judgment to answer as completely and concisely as possible. There is no minimum or maximum word count.

  1. Describe the history of your interest in video games.
  2. Why do you want to work at Supergiant Games?
  3. Describe one of your favorite game features or systems you’ve experienced.
  4. What is a game system or project that you’re proud to have worked on, and why? What did you contribute to that project?
  5. Describe a game system that you made that turned out to have an unexpected problem. When and how did you discover the problem, and what did you do about it?

We will be accepting applications now through December 11, 2017, and reach out to prospective candidates by the end of the year.

Note: This is our only available job opportunity at this time.