Ballistic Overkill Gets Official Release Date, New Trailer Released
Ballistic Overkill, the PVP class based shooter is finally leaving Early Access with an official release date scheduled for March 28, 2017.
Aquiris Game Studios has announced the official release date for their PVP class based shooter, Ballistic Overkill. The game has been in Early Access since October 2015 and is finally being released on March 28, 2017. There have been quite a few comparisons of this game stating that it is the love child of Call of Duty and Overwatch. With the game being priced at $6.99, it’s fairly cheap to purchase and see if those claims are true. Ballistic Overkill has also maintained a “Very Positive” rating on Steam since being released in Early Access.
If this is your first time hearing about this game, fret not, Aquiris Game Studios has provided some details on their class based shooter:
Ballistic Overkill is a fast paced PvP shooter. Easy pick up and play, no complicated setups or rules: it’s kill or be killed!
- Over 80 weapons
- 7 Classes
- 10 Maps
- 4 Game Modes
- Steam Market integration
Select one of 7 classes, each with their own skills and weapons. Make multiple loadouts with each, creating different builds within the same character. No wimpy support classes, in Ballistic everyone is a killer!
- Berserker – deadly close combat rushdown expert
- Vanguard – master of field survival and assault specialist
- Wraith – infiltrator and ranged assassin
- Shadow – master of speed and stealth assassinations
- Grenadier – bane of the campers and explosions maniac
- Tank – towering machine-gun toting survival expert
- Marksman – perceptive and adaptable intelligence specialist
With over 80 weapons ingame, there’s ever a new way to kill your enemies in Ballistic. But even better, all weapons have droppable skins that you can trade and/or sell through the Steam Market system. Every couple of months, the drop Season changes, allowing players to drop different skins and seek different accessories.
- Class based lockboxes
- 2-4 drops per week
- No keys required to open lockboxes
- 5 different item rarities: common, advanced, special, elite and legendary
- Collect skins to gain access to special season based accessories
Maps and Modes
From parks, to malls, to abandoned hospitals and factories, Ballistic covers a wide variety of locations in its 10 maps. Some are large and some are small, but all of them have personality and something that makes it unique. All maps have multiple game modes available, including:
- Team Deathmatch
- Free for All
- Capture Point
- King of the Hill
Ballistic Overkill is currently available in Early Access via Steam for PC, MAC and Linux with a full release scheduled for March 28, 2017.