- It ain’t dodgeball… it’s dodgebrawl
- Be taught concerning the action-packed world of Knockout Metropolis
- Knockout Metropolis is coming Could 21
Welcome to Knockout Metropolis, the dodgeballiest of multiplayer video games, coming your means on Could 21 to Xbox Collection X|S (by way of backwards compatibility with enhancements), Xbox One, and PC.
Knockout Metropolis is filled with bright-eyed, bushy-tailed brawlers like your self, able to bean opponents with balls in a pleasant (properly, principally pleasant) dodgebrawl competitors. Go well with up with countless beauty choices, then get proper into the motion. It’ll take a cautious mixture of teamwork, positioning, and timing to outsmart your opponents: Move to allies for a high-speed hit from a unique approach, throw trick pictures to blast them round corners or over partitions, or use pretend throws to journey up their catches.
For those who’re wanting for projectiles, you’ll be able to at all times cease, drop, and ball up, changing into a weapon on your crew. Throw a completely charged ally for an final throw that lands onerous with an instant-KO blast!
The dodgeballs you see throughout Knockout Metropolis aren’t your garden-variety playground dodgeballs. They’re a bit extra harmful, and a few of them are highly effective particular balls. The Bomb Ball begins ticking all the way down to kaboom from the second you choose it up. The Cage Ball will lure your enemy in ball kind, letting you throw them off the map or, extra embarrassingly, into their very own teammates. Use the Moon Ball to take your brawl to new heights with its low gravity impact, or throw it to knock opponents into the stratosphere.
This metropolis of ours is a full of life place, and each locale brings contemporary mechanics to remix your brawl. The blustery winds of Rooftop Rumble will give your gliders a lift, letting you soar between skyscrapers to lob balls down onto unsuspecting opponents. Knockout Roundabout is the town’s bustling coronary heart, and it’s obtained the fixed site visitors to show it, which is conveniently usable as each transportation and canopy. For those who’re heading to Concussion Yard, placed on a hardhat… although it received’t defend you from that wrecking ball. Significantly, who left that factor working?
Extra maps and particular balls shall be revealed within the coming months, so keep tuned!
For those who’re brawling with the very best of ‘em, you gotta look the half. Knockout Metropolis is filled with beauty choices. Your outfit, hair, physique kind, glider, taunt, and KO impact are only a few of the items you’ll be able to customise. You possibly can even choose your response for the tip of a match. Sore loser? Gracious winner? The selection is yours.
In Knockout Metropolis, standing out is simply as vital as standing along with your crew. Each member wears the identical brand on their again, and also you’ll fly into matches in the identical slick hovercar.
Knockout Metropolis drops on Xbox Collection X|S and Xbox One on Could 21 on the Xbox Retailer. Full cross-play permits you to throw down with pals it doesn’t matter what system they’re on, and at launch, everybody will get an opportunity to strive dodgebrawling totally free throughout the trial interval.
My fellows and I right here at Velan Studios have spent the final 4 years constructing Knockout Metropolis from the bottom up — and lemme inform you, these buildings are tall. We, and our companions at EA Originals, can’t wait to get it into your arms. However the info right here is simply the tip of the dodgeball iceberg. To remain updated on all issues Knockout Metropolis, observe us on Twitter, be a part of the official Discord, try knockoutcity.com, or slap down your e mail for our e-newsletter.
We’ll see you within the metropolis, brawlers.
COMING SOON: Workforce up and duke it out with rival Crews in Knockout Metropolis™, the place you compromise the rating with EPIC DODGEBALL BATTLES. Brace your self for outrageous enjoyable and intense competitors in an all-new tackle team-based multiplayer video games.
Customise your character and kind a Crew with pals to start out your Knockout Metropolis takeover. Knock out opponents with trick pictures and coordinated teamwork whereas dodging and catching balls flying throughout the map. No ball? No drawback! You possibly can actually ball up, roll right into a teammate’s arms, and turn into the last word weapon!
Quite a lot of outlandish ball varieties, areas, and sport modes preserve it thrilling. Plus, every season introduces new maps, ball varieties, rewards, occasions, and challenges! Throw, catch, move, dodge, and sort out your solution to dodgeball dominance!
Frantic and Enjoyable — Rule the town by way of lightning-fast multiplayer matches that includes mind-blowing dodgeball mechanics. Improve your assault by passing to energy up dodgeballs, concentrating on your opponents with a wide range of specialised balls, or “balling up” at any time to get thrown by teammates!
Crew Up — Assemble an All-Star dodgeball Crew with your pals for multiplayer matches in a seamless cross-play expertise! Collectively, knock out opponents in 3v3, 4v4, or free-for-all matches. Move, throw, and strategize to dominate as a group and unlock distinctive, Crew-only rewards!
Outline Your Type — Exhibit your standing and distinctive look by way of character and Crew designs with expansive character creation choices. Customise your look, gear, and angle, from physique kind and coiffure to a customized glider and Crew automobile to win, lose, and taunt animations.
Take On Knockout Metropolis — Battle it out with different Crews throughout dynamic maps all around the metropolis. Every map’s particular options make each match an intense, sudden expertise. Dodgeball thrives in again alleys with pneumatic tubes, on skyscraper rooftops, throughout busy streets—and even on the native burger joint and development websites. Whilst you’re dodging dodgeballs, be careful for shifting automobiles, rooftop drops, and even a wrecking ball or two.
Strikingly Contemporary But Acquainted — It’s straightforward to choose up and play because of acquainted controls, however follow is essential to changing into a champion. On a degree enjoying area, solely essentially the most expert ballers stand out from the gang. Use your information to grasp the intricacies of the sport for spectacular KOs.
Keep tuned for particulars about upcoming beta exams, limited-time occasions, and extra!
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