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Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

In Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, lead your clan in Africa 10 million years ago during the dawn of humankind as you Explore, Expand, and Evolve to survive.

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Key Features

Ancestors Savannah Sabretooth

Explore Ruthless Africa

From lush jungles to the golden savannah, explore Africa starting 10 million years ago. For every breath-taking view, beware of predators, extreme weather, and other dangers that threaten your survival.

Ancestors Jungle Clan

Expand Your Territory and Grow Your Clan

Find new clan members and give birth to babies to increase your chances of survival. Control different clan members and conquer fear as you expand your territory by exploring new locations.

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Evolve Through Multiple Generations

Spanning from 10 million to 2 million years ago, evolve through the first hominid species in human evolution as you make discoveries and pass down traits to future generations.

Ancestors: Key Features: Choose How to Survive

Choose How You Survive

Evolution was not written in stone. Your clan's ability to increase your species, evolve, and survive will be directly impacted by your choices, making each player's experience unique.

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System Requirements



OS Windows 7 SP1 64-bit
Processor Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
Memory 8 GB
Graphics GeForce GTX 760 (4GB) or Radeon HD 7950 (3GB)
Disk 8 GB available space


OS Windows 10 64-bit
Processor Intel Core i7-4770K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Memory 8 GB
Graphics GeForce GTX 980 (4GB) or Radeon RX 480 (8GB)
Disk 8 GB available space

Game Details


Embark on the most incredible odyssey known to humankind: human evolution. Spanning from 10 million to 2 million years ago, begin your journey, before us, in Neogene period Africa. Explore a beautiful yet ruthless world, from swinging through tree branches in the jungle to stalking prey across the golden savannah grasslands. Decide what attributes to learn and hone in order to pass down knowledge to future generations, from crafting tools to enhancing evasive tactics against predators. Just like real life, make sure to eat, drink, and sleep to stay alive and have the energy to face any danger that may come your way. Grow your clan and find strength in numbers as you progress through critical evolutionary stages of human evolution. Your choices will write your clan’s story and determine if you can survive your evolution.

Genre Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG
Developer Panache Digital Games
Publisher Private Division
Release Date August 27, 2020

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Supported Languages

English, French, Italian, German, Spanish (Spain), Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic



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About Studio

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About Panache Digital Games

Founded in 2014 and based in Montreal, Panache is an independent studio that makes top quality games (triple i) with flair! Thinking outside the box and pushing boundaries is in the team’s DNA.

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