The Battle Royale trend just keeps on going on and there doesn’t seem to be an end to it. With so many different Battle Royale games on the market, each with their own quirks and playstyle differences, which one should you play? Which one will suit your playstyle and needs, let’s find out.
An extremely popular Battle Royale that has it’s own competitive tournaments. This Free to play Battle Royale is quite vibrant and has a very unique art style which really sets it apart from the competition. If you haven’t already played the game, don’t let the art style throw you off because this game’s gameplay mechanics are like no other. With a heavy focus on building and destroying objects, you can create your own little fortress in the safe zone to fight off enemies. While gunplay isn’t as accurate and precise as you like, it’s a blast to play with all the quirky taunts that you can do to piss off your opponents after you kill them.
The one that seemingly kicked of this craze, while PUBG wasn’t the first Battle Royale it certainly is one of the most popular ones. PUBG is slightly more grounded and realistic when it comes to Battle Royale games with its normal visual style and a lot of focus on gunplay, ammo conservation, and health management. There’s a proper bullet drop system implemented, bullet penetration exists and is being perfected more and more as the game goes on. There are various vehicles that one can use to traverse the map, various tactical grenades and item drops that players can use to tilt the battle in their favour. Plus, there’s quite a few maps to choose from now and a training mode for players to experiment and learn the mechanics of the game on a deeper level.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Blackout
Call of Duty has decided to get in on the Battle Royale action and they’ve done a fantastic job to make it stand out from the rest. It is very arcadey, just like you’d expect from a futuristic CoD title but has its own systems and mechanics implemented that make it feel very unique and fun to play. Call of Duty Black Ops is famous for its zombies and they are hugely present in the Blackout mode. There’s also quite a lot of verticality in Blackout which is usually not seen from Battle Royale games and is great to see in this. You can read all about our impressions of the Blackout Beta here.
Battlefield V- Firestorm
Battlefield V is also getting on this trend and have dubbed their Battle Royale mode Firestorm. Because there’s a Fire encroaching in on the players. What makes this unique, just like Blackout is that they’ve implemented and incorporated the core Battlefield Mechanics into this game mode. Since they’ve introduced a new building system into Battlefield V, they added it here too and could have been the reason it is in the main game in the first place. While not as robust as Fortnite, the building system is there to aid players and for them to get creative with it. Oh and Battlefield’s destruction system is also going to be in this so if you think you’re safe in that house, think again because a tank could just roll through the living room.
Ring of Elysium
Developed by Tencent, Ring Of Elysium is also a very interesting Battle Royale game. It’s got the grounded and realistic looks like PUBG but in terms of gameplay it very arcade-y. Do describe it using other games, it’s like PUBG mixed with CoD Blackout. There’s cover mechanics which is lacking in other games and also a dynamic weather that affects your player and could even be the death of you. It launches on September 19th so it should be interesting to see how it fares against the rest of the games.
Paladins is a free to play game that was often confused as a clone of Overwatch that was free. Well, they’ve made a Battle Royale game now called Realm Royale which has lost 97% of its player base in 2 months according to this report. That’s not a good sign for any game but it seems to have stabilized now. The game features 5 classes to choose from, each with unique abilites and puts players in teams of 4 to survive till the end. It’s not a great Battle Royale game but it is available for free so players can check it out if they want.
Those are some of the well known Battle Royale games that are out or will be soon. They’re your best bet a good and fun Battle Royale experience but that depends on your playstyle. Some of these are free so there’s no harm in trying them out. Is there any Battle Royale Game that you play that isn’t on the list? Let us know down below.
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