Today, developer Ready at Dawn — the team who you may know from The Order 1886 — and publisher GameTrust (GameStop’s publishing branch) announced that their fast and frantic third person smash’em arena game, Deformers, is set to launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on April 21, 2017, after being delayed out of its original February launch.
Never heard of Deformers? No problem: here’s an overview, courtesy of the game’s Steam listing:
From the award-winning independent developer Ready at Dawn Studios, Deformers is a brand new, third-person smash ‘em arena combat game featuring fast and frantic gameplay. With a focus on multiplayer and online connectivity, players control “Forms” as they battle each other in fast-paced melee combat for supremacy.
Prepare for an epic battle! Deformers is a fast and frantic multiplayer combat arena game. Smash up your friends in couch co-op, or team up and fight against others online!
• No Guts, No Glory!
Compete in a variety of game modes and dominate the competition!
• Friend or Foe?
Team up to take down your enemies with online couch co-op or battle your buds in a free-for-all death match!
• Aliens and Animals and Blobs, Oh My!
Chose from dozens of Forms that range from cute to crazy.
• Forms on Fleek!
Customize your Form with new styles, tags, and emotes!
• Roll Around the World!
Battle across deserts, decrepit ruins, and even under the big top!
• A FORMidable Arsenal
Ram, throw, and shoot your way to victory!
• This Isn’t Even My Final Form!
Power-ups help Forms get the extra edge – not approved by the FDA.
Deformers will cost $29.99 USD and be available digitally and physical, with the latter being exclusive to GameStop. Additionally, a collector’s edition — which is only available via GameStop’s online store — will also be available for $39.99 USD. It includes the following:
- Physical copy of Deformers and custom Steelbook case
- Deformers soundtrack disc (composed by Austin Wintory)
- Four vinyl figurines featuring some of our most lovable characters
- Stickers including the Deformers logo, Pugglesworth (pug), and Sue (sushi) Forms
Lastly, GameTrust also revealed the Founders Pack Forms today. The Founders Pack is granted for free to all players who log in to Deformers during the first week of launch, and also to those who have preordered the game online.
The Founders Pack Forms includes the following additional Forms:
You can check out the Founders Pack and Founders Pack Forms via the newly released trailer below: