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Battlerite

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

89%

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Based on 11 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCNov 8, 2017

Developer: Stunlock Studios

Genre: Action

Battlerite​ ​is​ ​a​ ​PvP​ ​arena​ ​brawler​ ​and​ ​the​ ​spiritual​ ​successor​ ​to​ ​the critically​ ​acclaimed​ ​Bloodline Champions.​ ​Experience​ ​the​ ​unique​ ​combination​ of a ​​top​-down​ ​shooter​ ​meeting a ​fast​-paced fighting​ ​game and take ​part​ ​in​ ​highly​ ​competitive,​ ​adrenaline-fueled​ ​2v2​ ​and​ ​3v3​ ​battles.​ ​ Engage​ ​in quick​ ​and​ ​intense​ ​action​ ​as​ ​you​ ​take​ ​control​ ​over​ ​one​ ​of​ many Champions,​ ​each​ ​with unique abilities to master.​ ​Welcome​ ​to​ ​a​ ​world​ ​where​ ​Champions​ ​dedicate​ ​their​ ​lives​ ​to​ ​the Arena. QUICK​ ​ARENA​ ​ACTION​​​ Master the Arena​ ​in​ explosive​ ​battles​ ​of reaction.​ Choose your Champion, team up with friends, and dive into combat - for glory awaits only those who seek it. PRECISE​ ​GAMEPLAY​ ​MOVEMENT Aim skill-shots and dodge​ ​projectiles​ ​with​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​WASD​ ​movement​ ​& cursor​-​based​ ​aiming.​ Wield total control over your champion and execute massive attacks against opponents. PERFORM​ ​BATTLERITES​​​ Gain​ ​strength​ ​and​ ​upgrade your abilities​ ​using​ ​rites.​ Select ​your​ ​rites​ ​to strategically​ ​customize​ ​your​ ​play​ ​style. ACCOUNT​ ​CUSTOMIZATION​​ Show​ ​off​ ​your​ ​skills​ ​in​ ​style.​ ​From​ ​weapons​ and outfits ​to​ ​victory​ ​stances, there’s​ ​a​ ​huge​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​cosmetic​ ​customizations​ ​to​ ​make​ ​you​ ​stand​ ​out​ ​from​ ​the​ ​crowd.
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To distinguish itself from the MOBA crowd, Battlerite went for pure, skill-based action and hit the mark dead center. The fluid mouse-and-WASD-driven combat makes every move count and the quick pace of its 10-minute matches never lets off the gas. Even with its lackluster randomized progression system robbing it of momentum, Battlerite keeps me coming back to improve and add to my bag of tricks along the way. Stunlock's approach to MOBA combat creates a near-even playing field that makes each outplay feel earned, whether it was me or my foe picking up the win. These arenas are places I can see myself brawling for a long time to come.

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Deep but accessible, Battlerite is packed with smart decisions and reliably creates great competitive moments.

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I was pleasantly surprised by Battlerite in this crowded sea of arena/MOBA games, but once I learned that Stunlock Studios was at the helm it all made sense. This genre is in its DNA, and I hope this one catches on for a while as more than just an alternative to some of the bigger market leaders.

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Battlerite goes far beyond the MOBA concept and puts player on a multiplayer arena that will remind us games like Nex Machina, but without leaving its original MOBA roots, making this game an excellent alternative to traditional games on the genre.

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Recent News

Battlerite Royale Price Revealed Along With Limited Time Discount

Battlerite Royale Price Revealed Along With Limited Time Discount

The Battlerite Royale price for the early access version of the game has been revealed, along with a discount for those who purchased the base Battlerite game.

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Battlerite developer details battle royale bonuses for existing owners | PC Gamer

Battlerite developer details battle royale bonuses for existing owners | PC Gamer

Stunlock Studios acknowledged that it 'could have done better' leading up to the Battlerite Royale announcement.

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Battlerite Royale Gameplay Trailer Reveals a MOBA and Battle Royale Crossover

Battlerite Royale Gameplay Trailer Reveals a MOBA and Battle Royale Crossover

Battlerite Royale combines Fortnite with a MOBA, providing an interesting spin on the battle royale genre. The very first gameplay trailer has now been released.

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Battlerite Royale is now a standalone game, launches in Early Access next month | PC Gamer

Battlerite Royale is now a standalone game, launches in Early Access next month | PC Gamer

Beta sign-ups start tomorrow.

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