A brand new exciting Cyberpunk-themed Battle Royale game has been announced, making gamers want a new shooter to enter the genre. Here’s everything you need to know about Neill Blomkamp’s battle royale game, Off The Grid.
Built on Unreal Engine 5, Off The Grid was announced on May 4, 2022, along with an official trailer. The game was “animated” by Neill Blomkamp, the director behind District 9 and Elysium, which are films generally held in high regard.
While the teaser didn’t reveal too much, there are plenty of details to uncover, as the developers at Gunzilla Games have released a blog post with plenty of information about the upcoming battle royale shooter.
Does Off The Grid have a release date?
There is currently no official release date for the game, but the developers have confirmed that it is should be launched in 2023.
With the way games have been delayed and pushed back over the past two years, keep in mind that this is currently only a time frame and we’ll update this section as we go. that more information will become available.
What platforms will Off The Grid be released on?
Off The Grid will be released on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Unfortunately, for those of the previous generation of consoles, Off The Grid will not be available.
This indicates that the Cyberpunk-themed game will be quite demanding, especially since it is a AAA game running on Unreal Engine 5. That said, we already know some gameplay details, so let’s dive in.
Off The Grid game details
The new multiplayer shooter from Gunzilla Games and Neill Blomkamp is said to be a 150 player third person battle royale game, with a dystopian cyberpunk theme. Players will fight on a “dystopian tropical island”, where the map changes in real time in response to certain in-game actions.
According to Gunzilla Games BlogOff The Grind is unlike any battle royale, as it aims to “evolve the genre with a heavy emphasis on narrative progressiongiving players the freedom to control the story and impact gameplay with every decision they make.
The most unique aspect of Off The Grid is the narrative, which the developers say is essential to how players go “create, customize, and trade their in-game items with each other.”
Off The Grid will have both PVE and PVP aspects of the game, as players select factions they will be part of and also complete “dizzying assassination and sabotage missions” in order to earn rewards and benefit the chosen faction.
Off The Grid Trailer
In the trailer, although not much is shown, we get a glimpse of a weapon that looks like a futuristic AK-47. During this scene, the character shown in the trailer also extends a blade from his arm, perhaps indicating the emphasis on close-quarters melee combat.
We also took a look at a town near the end of the trailer, so maybe that’s the setting for the BR map. Of course, this is just speculation, but as more gameplay information is revealed, we’ll be sure to update this piece.
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Image credits: Gunzilla Games