Battlerite Royale Goes Free-to-Play!

MOBA brawler meets battle royale today, free on Steam

Skövde, Sweden – February 19th, 2019 – The wait is over as today the anticipated MOBA and battle royale hybrid, Battlerite Royale, moves out of Steam Early Access into its free-to-play launch. For this occasion Stunlock Studios is simultaneously releasing the BIG PATCH™, which brings exciting new changes and more content across the whole Battlerite franchise.

“We know that our community has been looking forward to the free-to-play launch of Battlerite Royale for months and we are thrilled that this day has finally arrived!” said Johan Ilves, Marketing Director at Stunlock Studios. “Today we are also releasing the BIG PATCH so both Arena and Royale players can expect lots of new features, taking the Battlerite universe to the next level.”

Battlerite Royale welcomes three new Champions: Oldur, who bends time and space, Taya, who summons tornados, and Pearl, who unleashes the ocean’s fury onto her opponents. Talon Island expands with two new areas, the Frozen Plateau and Trade’s Islet, and with new regional objects added to certain parts of the map. In addition, players will be able to purchase the Legendary Adventure Pack 2, featuring a new Mount, available as a DLC.

The BIG PATCH™ introduces the Battle Pass system, which offers players a Free Pass and the opportunity to upgrade it to the Premium Pass to unlock more exclusive cosmetics. With Battle Season 1, previous seasons and leaderboards in both games reset and newly gained season levels carry over between the two titles. Battlerite 2.0 adds a variety of new features including Turbo Speed, The Armory, and Overload, all of which spice up the gameplay and keep players on their toes. Finally, the All Champions Packs for Battlerite and Battlerite Royale are priced at $19,99. For more information on the BIG PATCH, visit: https://events.battlerite.com/bigpatch

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Battlerite Royale Free-to-Play Launch Trailer Released

Stunlock Studios reveals details about the BIG PATCH™ for the Battlerite universe

Skövde, Sweden – February 12th, 2019 – Today Stunlock Studios released the launch trailer for the anticipated MOBA and battle royale mash-up, Battlerite Royale, ahead of its free-to-play Steam launch on February 19th. The Battlerite Royale launch will coincide with a major update for the whole franchise called the BIG PATCH™, which brings Battle Season 1, map changes, items, Champions and much more.

“After months of hard work we are now ready to reveal details about the BIG PATCH that will soon unveil a host of goodies for both Arena and Royale players,” said Johan Ilves, Marketing Director at Stunlock Studios. “We are also excited to deliver a brand new trailer in celebration of the upcoming Battlerite Royale free-to-play launch to give you taste of what’s to come!”

The BIG PATCH™ kicks off with the Battle Pass system, giving players an opportunity to opt for the Free Pass or upgrade it to the Premium Pass to unlock more exclusive cosmetics. Battle Season 1 will reset seasons and leaderboards in both games and newly gained season levels will carry over between the two titles.

In addition to the free-to-play launch, Battlerite Royale players will encounter two new map areas, three new Champions, including Oldur, who bends time and space, Taya, who summons tornados, and Pearl, who unleashes the ocean’s fury onto her opponents, as well as the Legendary Adventure Pack 2, available as a DLC purchase.

For Battlerite 2.0, the patch will introduce a variety of new features starting with Turbo Speed, which will make Champions faster and at the same time lower their health, giving front stage to juking and mindgames as a recipe for victory. The Armory feature will allow players to strategically choose one to three items for every round, to gain an edge on their opponents. Finally, as an ally dies, the Overload ability will restore player’s health and strengthen the attack while scaling down on the defence. To wrap it all up, the All Champions Pack price will be reduced from $29,99 to $19,99.

Read more at https://events.battlerite.com/bigpatch

About Stunlock Studios

Founded in 2010, Stunlock Studios is one of the leading Swedish independent game developers located in Skövde. With a passion for competitive gaming, the studio crafts groundbreaking and community-driven games, always with their players in mind. Previously released titles include Battlerite, Bloodline Champions and Dead Island: Epidemic. For more information, visit: https://www.stunlockstudios.com


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BATTLE PASS IS COMING TO BATTLERITE

Free and Premium Battle Pass soon available for all Battlerite franchise players

Today Stunlock Studios announced adding the BATTLE PASS as part of a major update for the whole franchise together with the free-to-play launch of Battlerite Royale, scheduled for February 19th. All players will have access to the Free Battle Pass, which they will be able to upgrade to the Premium Battle Pass for more game content and other perks.

Premium Pass owners can earn Battle Stars to level up their Battle Pass, unlocking new cosmetic rewards including pets, emotes, weapons, outfits, experience boosts, avatars, sponsor-gated content and more. The Premium Pass upgrade will cost 950 in-game currency Gems / Diamonds or $9,49, if purchased through XSOLLA’s marketplace. The Free Battle Pass containing less rewards will also be available whether or not players upgrade to the Premium version and will include Season content. Connecting both games, the Battle Pass preserves progress so players can switch back and forth between the two titles. Alongside the Battle Pass comes a revamped Season system kicking off with “Battle Season 1”, which will reset seasons in Battlerite as well as leaderboards in Battlerite Royale and run for about ten weeks.

Read more about the Battle Pass and the rewards at: https://www.battlerite.com/battlepass

About Stunlock Studios

Founded in 2010, Stunlock Studios is one of the leading Swedish independent game developers located in Skövde. With a passion for competitive gaming, the studio crafts groundbreaking and community driven games, always with their players in mind. Previously released titles include Battlerite, Bloodline Champions and Dead Island: Epidemic. For more information, visit: https://www.stunlockstudios.com


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MOBA BRAWLER ‘BATTLERITE ROYALE’ GOES FREE TO PLAY ON FEBRUARY 19TH

Stunlock Studios announces Steam launch date and teases with huge update for the Battlerite universe

Skövde, Sweden – January 31st, 2019 – Independent developer Stunlock Studios today announced that its action-packed MOBA and Battle Royale mash-up, Battlerite Royale, will move out of Steam Early Access into a highly anticipated free-to-play commercial launch on February 19th.

“Upon our community request to release the game as soon as possible, we are pumped to announce that Battlerite Royale’s free-to-play launch now has a confirmed date,” said Peter Ilves, Game Director at Stunlock Studios. “Thank you to everyone who has been participating in the beta and giving us your feedback. We are now super excited to deliver the complete experience – a MOBA Royale – free for everyone to play. The game launches together with a massive update including several surprises to look forward to.”

Battlerite Royale is a hybrid between an Action MOBA and a Battle Royale game based on the critically acclaimed arena brawler Battlerite. Featuring combat from a top-down perspective, the game also offers a unique take on the Royale genre by providing a wide range of ability-based Champions to pick from, each with unique skills and playstyles.

In celebration of the launch, Stunlock Studios promises a huge Battlerite Royale content update that will be announced in the coming weeks along with a major update to the original Battlerite game to be released simultaneously. A great opportunity to try the MOBA royale game for free!

About Battlerite Royale

In Battlerite Royale players skydive from the back of a wyvern and land on Talon Island to explore the lush and colourful surroundings, stumbling upon a variety of items and intriguing consumables such as barrel disques, rocket boots, and bear traps. During fast-paced, cutthroat matches players rely on vigilance and quick wits, utilizing treasured collectibles to overthrow opposing players, grab their loot, and ultimately be the last one standing. For more information, visit: https://royale.battlerite.com

About Stunlock Studios

Founded in 2010, Stunlock Studios is one of the leading Swedish independent game developers located in Skövde. With a passion for competitive gaming, the studio crafts groundbreaking and community driven games, always with their players in mind. Previously released titles include Battlerite, Bloodline Champions and Dead Island: Epidemic. For more information, visit: https://www.stunlockstudios.com


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