Developer, Stunlock Studios released the first gampeplay trailer for its upcoming free-to-play team arena brawler, Battlerite this week. Billed as a spiritual successor to Bloodline Champions, Battlerite is designed to be the ‘Ultimate Spectator Sport.’ It is a combination top-down shooter/fighting game played in 2v2 or 3v3 matches.

Matches take place in 10-15 minute periods during which player can select rites to unlock powers and customize playstyles.

In keeping with the eSports-oriented goals the game is being developed using a special VR filming technique. This technique is being used specifically for recording gameplay footages and may be used to implement a VR ption for spectator viewing in the future.

For those interested in checking Battleright out, the game will enter Early Access on September 20.

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  1. Merkadis on July 31, 2016

    Looks rather good but the moba-ish vibe i feel from this turns me off, they should have at least made it into something like smite then.
    Also only 2v2 and 3v3 is too small of a battlefield for me.

    • whatev on July 31, 2016

      it’s bloodline champions but with better graphics

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