Epic Games, the studio greatest recognized for its Unreal Engine, introduced a brand new tactical role-playing recreation known as Battle Breakers on the Sport Builders Convention (GDC) in San Francisco on Monday.
Apparently, the brand new title can be accessible on each desktop and cell – Android and iOS – and have cross-platform play, seemingly taking a cue from Blizzard’s Hearthstone. Battle Breakers is already present process a restricted comfortable launch within the Philippines for iOS users, the place it is free-to-play with elective in-app purchases.
“The workforce at Epic had this loopy concept that if we mixed our ardour for zany 80s’ Saturday morning cartoons with our obsession for tactical turn-based RPGs, we’d simply create one thing superior and distinctive,” Donald Mustard, worldwide inventive director at Epic Video games, mentioned in an announcement.
Epic Video games wouldn’t be tied all the way down to a launch date, besides to say that it could come out “later this yr”. To indicate your curiosity on iOS and PC, head to the Epic Games website. If you happen to’re on Android, you may pre-register on Google Play, and reserve entry to an unique in-game hero character known as Darkish Beastman.
That is only one amongst a rating of heroes which can be part of Battle Breakers, which duties you with forming a dream workforce out of “ninjas, mages, robots, and dinosaurs”. Additionally, you will want to interact in some type of base-building, and there’s some type of co-op play as effectively, which lets you play with buddies to defeat the Monster Legion, the sport’s central enemy.
The brand new title is a part of the studio’s new self-publishing technique. Battle Breakers would be the first of six such video games, Epic Video games mentioned in its announcement.