27 Aug 2020

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey launched today on Steam. This unique third-person open world survival game is the debut title from independent studio Panache Digital Games, co-founded in 2014 by Patrice Désilets. Since its original release last year, the game has received multiple accolades and award nominations including “Best Foreign Independent Game” from Pégases, the “Pixel d’Or for Originality and Innovation” from JeuxVideo.com as well as “Innovation in Games” from Ludicious Awards. In June 2020 Ancestors was awarded with a “NUMIX Award” in the “Large Scale Game Category” by the Quebec Digital Industry.


In Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey players embark on the most incredible journey to tackle human evolution. The unique game mechanics are based upon three main principles: explore, expand, and evolve. With danger lurking around every corner, players must carefully explore their environment set in Neogene Africa, slowly expanding their territory, and choosing how to evolve their clan from one generation to the next.

The Steam release reaps the benefits from multiple patches and updates since the game’s original launch, including:

  • improved tutorials and additional objectives to help guide your voyage
  • controller vibration support
  • new visual feedback on timing-based gameplay like combat and miscellaneous actions
  • new RPG nodes to automate some clan life tasks, especially mating and bonding
  • additional character animations
  • bug fixes and more!


Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is now available on Steam a special launch price of $19.99 for a limited time only. Today the official game soundtrack releases alongside the Steam release.

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