Diablo creator's 'It Lurks Below' hits Xbox Game Pass soon

It Lurks Below
It Lurks Below (Image credit: Graybeard Games)

What you need to know

  • David Brevik is one of the developers responsible for the Diablo franchise.
  • He currently works at Graybeard Games.
  • It Lurks Below is a new survival game from the team.
  • It's coming to Xbox Game Pass (opens in new tab) soon.

David Brevik is a video game designer who was the co-founder and president of Blizzard North. You may recognize the name from the Diablo franchise. While Brevik isn't with Blizzard Entertainment anymore, he's working on smaller projects at indie studio Graybeard Games. Recently, the studio revealed It Lurks Below.

According to the developer, It Lurks Below is an action-oriented, survival role-playing game in a randomly generated world. Fight through a massive underground dungeon, customize your character with random items, and find out what evil lurks below. It's been available on Steam for almost a year now, and has garnered positive reviews from gamers.

Recently, IGN's Ryan McCaffrey promoted a message from Brevik about It Lurks Below coming to Xbox Game Pass soon. It's unclear when the title is expected to launch in the service, but it may be in May given April's titles have been revealed.

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We've played It Lurks Below on PC and it's a lot of fun. While it's not like Diablo, you can see a lot of influences when it comes to the weapons and how to become stronger. Be sure to check it out when it's available.

Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

  • This is good because I wanted to play it. I still feel a bit guilty because with these indie games sometimes I hold off buying them in case they come to Game Pass, because a lot of them do. But I assume the GP deal is economically beneficial for the developers. And it's always better to have people play your game than not.
  • So, just quickly, is this literally just Terraria, or does it just look like Terraria?