Latest Battle Royale Game News

Apex Legends Season 9 – everything we know
Apex Legends Season 9 – everything we know
Wondering what’s coming to Apex Legends Season 9? The ninth season of the battle royale game is right around the corner, and the devs are releasing regular content ahead of the forthcoming update.
Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy Seems to be Headed to Fortnite
Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy Seems to be Headed to Fortnite
Dataminers have uncovered evidence suggesting that an Aloy skin and a new limited time mode are coming to the battle royale game.
Spellbreak's first major update is now available
Spellbreak's first major update is now available
The free-to-play battle royale game hit 5 million players last year.
Gallery: Every Pac-Man 99 DLC Theme - All 29 Custom Skins For Pac-Man 99
Gallery: Every Pac-Man 99 DLC Theme - All 29 Custom Skins For Pac-Man 99
Every retro DLC skin available - vote for your favourite! Pac-Man 99 is the latest battle royale game on the block, and it's exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.
Reminder: PAC-MAN 99 Is Now Available On The Nintendo Switch
Reminder: PAC-MAN 99 Is Now Available On The Nintendo Switch
Another Switch Online exclusive has arrived. WAKA, WAKA, WAKA - the moment has arrived! You can now download Bandai Namco's new battle royale game, PAC-MAN 99. Although this is labelled a Switch Online exclusive, there's also some DLC content, allowing you to purchase a bunch of offline modes in a bundle for for $14.99 USD.
The Best Free-to-Play Games for the Xbox Series X/S
The Best Free-to-Play Games for the Xbox Series X/S
The latest Xbox Insider program update nixes the Xbox Live Gold requirement for free-to-play (F2P) Xbox games for users in the Xbox Insider Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead rings. The
PUBG players on PC were incorrectly banned due to an update bug
PUBG players on PC were incorrectly banned due to an update bug
A client update for the PC version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds left a number of players scratching their heads when they discovered they had been banned from the battle royale game.
PUBG Season 11 brings Paramo back to the battle royale game
PUBG Season 11 brings Paramo back to the battle royale game
A familiar sight returns to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds with the start of Season 11 of ranked play.
K-pop star Ailee releases new PUBG anthem, “Believe”
K-pop star Ailee releases new PUBG anthem, “Believe”
As part of the celebration of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' fourth anniversary, popstar Ailee has released a new track based on the battle royale game's original lobby theme from back in the days of Early Access.
Deep dive: Behind-the-scenes data on a Steam F2P game
Deep dive: Behind-the-scenes data on a Steam F2P game
Robot Squid and Spilt Milk share data on the PC performance of King of Crabs, its free-to-play mobile-PC battle royale game
PUBG’s fourth anniversary cosmetic giveaways kick off today
PUBG’s fourth anniversary cosmetic giveaways kick off today
Earlier this month, PUBG's devs announced they were going to celebrate the battle royale game's fourth anniversary in style, with some challenges to come offering cosmetic in-game goodies as prizes.
Apex Legends: Overtime Brings the Battle Royale Game to Comics
Apex Legends: Overtime Brings the Battle Royale Game to Comics
The world and characters of Apex Legends are making the jump to comics, as Dark Horse announces the spinoff series Apex Legends: Overtime.
Super Bomberman R Online Is Ditching Its Stadia Exclusivity To Launch On Switch And Other Consoles
Super Bomberman R Online Is Ditching Its Stadia Exclusivity To Launch On Switch And Other Consoles
And it'll be free-to-play. Konami has revealed that Super Bomberman R Online, the Super Bomberman R spin-off previously exclusive to Google Stadia, will soon be coming to Switch and other consoles. Taking inspiration from Bomberman R, which you may remember was actually a Nintendo Switch launch title, this battle royale game first appeared on Stadia last September.
Fall Guys' fourth season is blasting off to a very 80s future next week
Fall Guys' fourth season is blasting off to a very 80s future next week
Fall Guys is going full-on retrowave for its fourth season, flinging its bean-shaped heroes to a neon-hued - and a very 80s - future when things gets underway next Monday, 22nd March. Previous seasons of Mediatonic's knockabout battle royale game have spruced up the bean-jostling action by introducing medieval and calendar-appropriate winter themes.
Video: Nintendo Shares Beginner's Tips For Apex Legends, Out Today On Switch
Video: Nintendo Shares Beginner's Tips For Apex Legends, Out Today On Switch
Get off to a good start. Today sees the launch of Apex Legends – Respawn Entertainment's popular free-to-play battle royale game – on Nintendo Switch, so what better time to check out some tips and tricks designed to get you off to the best possible start? Nintendo Minute's Kit and Krysta have teamed up with Apex Legends director Chad Grenier to provide exactly that, going over several tips and general advice regarding the Hot Zone, Gyro controls, your Jumpmaster, and more.
The best DMR 14 Warzone loadout
The best DMR 14 Warzone loadout
Hunting for the best DMR 14 loadout in Warzone? In just the short span of a few months, the DMR 14 has made a name for itself as one of the most infamous weapons in the battle royale game.
Looks like Fortnite is getting a female Midas skin
Looks like Fortnite is getting a female Midas skin
Over the past year or so, the Fortnite Midas skin has emerged as one of the battle royale game's most popular.
Unlock A Special Super Mario Bowser's Fury Theme In Tetris 99's 20th Maximus Cup
Unlock A Special Super Mario Bowser's Fury Theme In Tetris 99's 20th Maximus Cup
Claw your way to the top of the rankings. Nintendo kicked off 2021 with a special Kirby-themed Tetris 99 crossover, and now, a few months on, the same battle royale game is promoting the recent release Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Apex Legends hits an all-new concurrent user peak on Steam
Apex Legends hits an all-new concurrent user peak on Steam
Apex Legends has hit an all-new concurrent user peak on Steam. The free-to-play battle royale game - which released on Steam in November 2020 after almost 18-months as an EA Origin exclusive - hit 198,235 simultaneous players on Steam yesterday, its highest ever concurrent user peak according to SteamDB (thanks, Dexerto). The recent surge in new and returning players checking out Season 8 means Apex Legends is currently the fifth most-played game on Steam right now, making it more popular than GTA 5, Rainbow Six Siege, and Team Fortress 2.
The best LC10 loadout in Warzone
The best LC10 loadout in Warzone
Looking for the best LC10 SMG Warzone loadout? Warzone Season Two is upon us, and there’s plenty of new content to enjoy in the battle royale game.
Square Enix announces two new Final Fantasy 7 mobile games
Square Enix announces two new Final Fantasy 7 mobile games
Square Enix has announced two new Final Fantasy 7 mobile games. Final Fantasy 7 The First Soldier is a battle royale game set in Midgar 30 years before the events of Final Fantasy 7.
Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier and Ever Crisis Announced for Mobile
Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier and Ever Crisis Announced for Mobile
Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier, a battle royale game set in Midgar before the events of Final Fantasy 7, and Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis, a "chapter-structured single player game covering the whole of the FFVII timeline - including the events of the original game and the FFVII compilation titles."
Hunt: Showdown's Quickplay is secretly the best battle royale game
Hunt: Showdown's Quickplay is secretly the best battle royale game
The real treasure is the loot, and the friends you murder along the way.
It's Weird To See Ryu Use A Gun In Fortnite
It's Weird To See Ryu Use A Gun In Fortnite
Yesterday, after some hints and leaks, Street Fighter characters Ryu and Chun-Li came to Epic’s mega-popular battle royale game, Fortnite.
PUBG’s Lunar New Year event kicks off today, with “exclusive” themed rewards
PUBG’s Lunar New Year event kicks off today, with “exclusive” themed rewards
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets a new in-game event to celebrate the Lunar New Year starting today, which brings some new "exclusive" goodies to the battle royale game.
Call of Duty: Warzone ban wave hits 60k cheaters, with “more than 300k” permabans since launch
Call of Duty: Warzone ban wave hits 60k cheaters, with “more than 300k” permabans since launch
Like plenty of other multiplayer games, Call of Duty: Warzone sees its share of cheaters, and tackling cheating is an ongoing concern for the battle royale game's devs.
Apex Legends Switch Controller Pops Up On Amazon Amid Confusion Over Game's Release
Apex Legends Switch Controller Pops Up On Amazon Amid Confusion Over Game's Release
It's supposed to come out today, but no one's mentioned it yet. Way back in October, we announced that Apex Legends, the super-popular battle royale game, had delayed its Switch release.
Live events may come to Apex Legends one day, just not anytime soon
Live events may come to Apex Legends one day, just not anytime soon
There is no doubt that Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends is an awesome battle royale game.
The best M16 Warzone loadout
The best M16 Warzone loadout
Searching for the best M16 loadout in Warzone? The DMR 14 made quite the splash at the beginning of Season 1 when it was the go-to weapon in the battle royale game.
Enormous Dark Souls Mod Adds Halo's Blood Gulch, Completely Changes Multiplayer
Enormous Dark Souls Mod Adds Halo's Blood Gulch, Completely Changes Multiplayer
Modder InfernoPlus, the same guy who turned Mario into a battle royale game, has done wonders with Dark Souls, releasing an ambitious mod that transforms the game’s multiplayer and turns the map into something decidedly less horrific. Read more...
Apex Legends sets new concurrent players record just ahead of Season 8
Apex Legends sets new concurrent players record just ahead of Season 8
Right as we come up on the Apex Legends Season 8 release date, the battle royale game has managed a new concurrent player record.