SAN FRANCISCO -- February 4, 2021 -- nWay, the developer of Power Rangers: Legacy Wars and WWE Undefeated and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, today announced that its multiplayer battle royale game Battlepalooza is now available for iOS and Android devices. The over-the-top battle royale pits 24 live contestants against each other for exclusive prizes and valuable gear, all in arenas based on real-world cities utilizing actual geospatial data from the Google Maps Platform.
Designed for players of all skill levels, Battlepalooza’s combat utilizes a unique blend of strategy, skill, and a bit of luck -- fast reflexes and quick trigger fingers must be supplemented by tactical thinking. The game’s arena-based battles are large-scale, high-action brawls that rely on the equipment loadout of a Role-Playing Game (RPG) and the character progression of a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA). The game’s arsenal of outrageous weapons creates a wholly unique gameplay experience on the go: gravity bombs, invisibility gear, sticky honey guns, and other wildly imaginative weapons are all at your disposal as you take on the competition.
Battlepalooza allows up to 24 players to team up with their friends in groups of two or three to play together with a drop-in drop-out feature for easy matchmaking. The game uses the nWayPlay social platform for the friends list and the chat system, and also supports the creation of team codes for streamers to allow their viewers to easily drop in on their game sessions.
Battlepalooza’s premise is a worldwide battle royale game show that utilizes virtual arenas based on real-world cities. The winning players and teams are awarded with NCoins that can be used to purchase unique, limited edition skins for both weapons and characters. These limited edition skins can be traded among players in the game’s marketplace feature.
Battlepalooza was developed in collaboration with Google‘s Real-World Games team and uses the Google Maps Platform to transform real-world cities into the game’s playable battle arenas. The game will initially feature Las Vegas and San Francisco, with more city arenas to be added on a continual basis.
For more information, please visit battlepalooza.com.
nWay, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is a San Francisco based developer, publisher, and tech platform for competitive multiplayer games across mobile, PC, and consoles. nWay’s proprietary back-end tech platform nWayPlay enables fast development, prototyping, and operations of cross-play, real-time multiplayer games. The company has a strong track record of developing AAA quality games on mobile and console, such as recently launched WWEⓇ Undefeated, POWER RANGERS: Battle for the Grid, POWER RANGERS: Legacy Wars, and ChronoBlade. nWay is comprised of leading developers and senior executives from Sony, Electronic Arts, WB Games, LucasArts, Kabam, Nexon, and NCSoft. The team has collectively contributed to over a dozen hit mobile, console, and online games, including Marvel Contest of Champions, the Injustice series, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Dominations, FIFA, Battlefield Online, Lineage II, and Warhammer.
For more information about nWay, visit www.nway.com.
About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands is a leader in the field of digital entertainment, specializing in blockchain, gamification, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token, games such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes, as well as products utilizing popular intellectual properties such as Formula 1®, Marvel, WWE, Garfield, Snoopy, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, Formula E, and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Lucid Sight, Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties), WAX, Harmony, and Decentraland. The Company is based in Hong Kong, United States, South Korea, Finland, Argentina, and the Czech Republic. Subsidiaries include The Sandbox, Quidd, Gamee, and nWay. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or get updates by following Animoca Brands on Facebook or Twitter.
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