Developer Lightbulb Crew has announced that its top-down team shooter Games of Glory is coming to PS4, as well as the previously announced PC, sometime in early 2017.
Games of Glory was previously in Steam Early Access for quite some time, however, earlier this month Lightbulb Crew announced that Early Access was being closed to prepare for release.
Never heard of the free-to-play game? No problem — here’s an overview courtesy of the game’s official Steam page:
Set in a Sci-fi universe, Games of Glory is a competitive, team-based, Free-to-Play arena game that puts Shooter mechanics into a top-down environment. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a true sports arena!
The Games of Glory, gladiator games put in place by the Synarch to insidiously entertain the inhabitants of the intergalactic universe, are THE sport of the future!
Engage in intense arena battles by incarnating the fiercest Clones to win fame and glory, and soon, influence the future of the universe.
- Intense fighting (no laning phases)
- Aim all of your shots with pure skill (no auto-attack)
- Wide selection and instant switching of weapons (weapons not Clone specific)
- Run & gun mechanics
- Two unique game maps and modes: Svandia “Superstar” (Protect the VIP) and Arkashan “Conquest” (Capture the points)
- A unique feature to create your own Club and represent them in the arena
- A selection of 12 Clones (characters) with unique skills, abilities, and roles (Assassin, Tank, Support,…)
- A selection of 50 different weapons (daggers, sniper, rifles, mini-guns, rocket launchers, …
- Playable with mouse or keyboard (WASD) control
- Mix-and-match or personalize skins and hats
Lightblub CEO Anders Larsson accompanied the announcement with the following statement:
“Games of Glory will add an incredibly fun and intense top-down team-based multiplayer experience to the PlayStation 4’s massive community of gamers. We’ve aimed to bring the exhilarating competition of PC battle arena games as a shared experience on PlayStation 4 with controls and gameplay built from the ground up to keep the cross-platform matches even and well balanced.”
Lastly, the developer also released two new trailers for the game — you can check them out below: