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Vampire: The Masquerade franchise is getting more and more games launching. Coming in 2021, Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodhunt is getting a multiplayer battle royale game, which is a complete surprise to many gamers and fans of the series.
The game was featured as part of the Summer Game Fest Day 1 stream, with developers Sharkmob showcasing their game. The game features a 39 player Battle Royale, with vampires doing battle against each other in an ultimate test to survive the night. Those who are interested in the concept can sign-up to the Alpha and Beta on the developer’s website to earn their shot to help develop the game through player tests. Sharkmob has scheduled the Alpha gameplay test for July 2nd, giving players more than enough time to sign-up in anticipation of the test session.
Although, players won’t have to wait long, as the game is free-to-play on Steam with its launch later this year. Those who want to play the game at launch can look forward to playing as various different types of Vampires, battling out in Prague, Czechia. Players can expect to battle other player-controlled vampires, along with NPCs they’ll find in the gothic horror streets.
Furthermore, the game features fully customizable characters, with players unlocking more and more cosmetics as they continue their gameplay. Likewise, players get some level of gameplay via the vampire clan their character associates within the character screen. Also, the developers mention that there is no pay to win options in the game, as it wishes to capture the spirit of competition.
As for the gameplay, the trailer reveals players performing typical vampire feats of strength. Expect to climb buildings to get to unique spots to survey the battlefield. Also, players can feed on humans in the city, which may feed into your characters health or combat prowess.
Fredrik Rundqvist, CEO at Sharkmob said: “It’s great to finally unveil what the team has been working on since the inception of the studio. Our goal is to deliver a mature, unique experience for the genre. We hope Bloodhunt will become just that for fans of both battle royale games and Vampire: The Masquerade alike.”
Overall, the concept of Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodhunt is interesting and certainly breaks away from the dominant Battle Royales in the genre.