The cardboard box takes centre stage in What the Box? as players hide in plain sight to pounce at the most opportune moments, aiming to destroy their fellow humans masquerading as living boxes. Want to know more?
What the Box? is an online first person/third person multiplayer shooter for up to 10 players, which sees them controlling a box each amongst a load of regular boxes, armed with a deadly box-cutter and a staple gun. There are six different game modes, such as the classic deathmatch in both the free-for-all and the team variations. Other modes include the intense One Bullet, which provides a single bullet and you have to kill in order to get more, a twist on the King of the Hill format called King of the Boxes, the Capture the Flag style Capture the Tape, and Juggerbox, where only the current juggerbox can score points from kill.
Does this unusual take on the shooter genre intrigue you enough to make a purchase and get involved on Xbox One? If so, What the Box? is available right now in the US for $4.99 on the Microsoft Store – we’ll be sure to let you know when it’s out in the UK. Let us know what you think of it!
What The Box? is an online multiplayer shooter in which players control living boxes hiding among regular boxes while trying to destroy each other. Run around with your trusty box cutter in hand or stand still and wait for the perfect moment to strike! Features: – Online Multiplayer Shooter for up to 10 players! – Play in First-person or Third-person view – Random environment box placement for extra replayability – 6 different game modes for different playstyles – A box cutter for up-close and personal box battles! – Original soundtrack by Thiago Adamo – Bots that you can play with while waiting for other players to join – BOXES! Game modes: – Deathmatch: Classic timed deathmatch mode! You have a limited amount of time to find and kill as many player boxes as you can, by the end of the match the box with most kills wins! – One Bullet: You only have one bullet and your weapon won’t reload. The only way to get more bullets is to kill other players! You can use your box-cutter, but be careful because others can see it! The player with most kills by the end wins. – Juggerbox: One of the boxes is the powerful juggerbox! Only the juggerbox can score points by killing the other boxes, but the other boxes must try to kill it to steal its power. By the end of the match the box with most points wins! – Kingdom of the Boxes: In this mode, there are special ‘kingdom areas’ that spawn at regular intervals in various places on the map. By standing alone in a kingdom area, you will be the king of the boxes, and get a point every few seconds. If someone else enters the kingdom area, it will become contested and won’t give any points until only one box remains in the area. By the end of the match, the box with most points wins! – Team Deathmatch: Classic timed team deathmatch mode! You and your teammates have a limited amount of time to find and kill as many player boxes as possible, by the end of the match the team with most kills wins! – Capture the Tape: Your team must retrieve the opposing team’s packing tape and return it to your team’s base! The team that retrieves the most tape by the end of the match wins.