bounty battle xbox

Forget the AAA superstars in those other brawlers, because Bounty Battle is shining a spotlight on your favourite characters from the indie scene like the mighty Juan Aguacate and Owlboy’s Otus. So who’s your money on now that it’s available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC?

A collaboration between Merge Games and Dark Screen Games, Bounty Battle is a 1-4 player 2D fighting game in which a total of 30 characters from the world of indies are coming together for the ultimate showdown. Furthermore, there’s a host of game modes to get stuck into, including Tournament, Versus, Challenge Mode, Tutorial and Training Room – the latter of which comes in handy for perfecting your skills.

You can expect to see the inclusion of heroes from games such as Guacamelee!, Darkest Dungeon, Dead Cells, Awesomenauts, Pankapu, Flinthook, SteamWorld Dig, Jotun, Battle Chasers Nightwar, and a whole lot more. Each character will possess their own unique abilities and come with a minion as a companion as well. There’s no doubt this means things like energy beams, swords and undead minions are going to be the norm across the 16 different arenas featured, which have been inspired by the native worlds of these heroes. 

Features include:

  • • A host of game modes including a Tournament mode, Local-Multiplayer, Tutorial and Training Room to master your character
  • • Over 20 Fighters from your favourite Indie games! Each with their own move set and special attacks
  • • Each Fighter has their very own minion to summon and join the fight
  • • Over 10 different arenas to battle on – some inspired by the worlds of their fighters
  • • Multiple colour and pallet swap options to fight in style!

If you wish to weigh-in on this indie battle for supremacy, Bounty Battle is out on the Xbox Store where it can be purchased for £19.99. Alternatively, for players on other platforms, simply head on over to the PS Store, Nintendo eShop or Steam. Get in touch and let us know who you’re backing in this fight!

Game Description:

Bounty Battle is the ultimate indie fighting game: a new 2D fighter, where you can pit your favourite Indie heroes against one another! Indie heroes from games like Guacamelee! Dead Cells, Darkest Dungeon Owlboy & more battle it out in this fighter frenzy. Bounty Battle features over 25 fighters from over 20 different Indie games! Each fighter comes with their own Minion companion and unique abilities. Battle across levels inspired from the fighters’ native game worlds with up to 3 other players.

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