From now through Sunday, The Culling can be accessed for free through Steam. Additionally, the early access title is 33% off through May 1st, bringing the price down to $16.74.
Changes and adjustments are still being rolled out on a rapid basis to the in-development game, such as the re-introduction of the stagger mechanic while blocking. “The nature of weakness and feeble created scenarios where it was nearly impossible to overcome a HP disadvantage because the weakened player was capable of forcing damage trades,” the devs said. “We want players to have the opportunity to overcome any HP deficit through skillful play — stagger creates that opportunity.”