“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” will be available for free on Steam, Epic Games, PlayStation Plus, Nintendo eShop and Microsoft Store from 21 June 2022.
[Mise à jour le vendredi 17 juin à 14h40] “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” took advantage of the ZLAN spotlight to return to the fore after its enormous commercial success. Of the Tuesday 21st June 2022, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout will be available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series and will go free-to-play to allow millions more players to discover battle royale season 1. Players will be able to download “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” for free from Nintendo eShop, PlayStation Plus, Microsoft Store, Epic Games and Steam. Of the Tuesday 21st June and the arrival of Season 1 Free for All, Kudos and Crowns, two in-game currencies, will be replaced by a new currency, Show-Bucks.
“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” is a platform game inspired by television obstacle racing games such as “Takeshi: Castle Storm”, “Total Wipeout” and “Ninja Warrior” in which 60 players he must fight to survive the various tests. The multiplayer video game, developed by Mediatonic and published by Devolver Digital, is released August 4, 2020 on Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4.
Which platforms can host “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout”? Windows, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, etc.
When it was released, “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” was only available for Microsoft Windows via Steam and playstation4 via the PlayStation Plus paid offer. Players on other platforms (Microsoft Xbox Series or Nintendo consoles) were unable to acquire the game.
the June 21, 2022Mediatonic, the developer of the video game, will port the cross-platform game to Nintendo Switch, playstation5, Xbox One and Xbox Series. On that date the game will become a free-to-play (type of video game for free use) and multi-platform, meaning that players will be able to play together in online multiplayer mode, regardless of the platform on which they use.
Where to buy “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout”? Steam, Nintendo eShop, etc.
When it was released, “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” could only be purchased through Steam and the PlayStation Plus. The arrival of Season 1 “Free for All” allows the game to be offered on other online content distribution platforms such as Epic games or online stores like Nintendo eShop where is the Microsoft Store to purchase Xbox One and Xbox Series compatible games.
Of the Tuesday 21st June 2022players, regardless of platform, will be able to download “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” and enjoy Mediatonic’s watered-down battle royale.
What is the principle of “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout”?
“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” is a platform game that uses the principles ofa real battle : is a type of video game that mixes a survival game and a shooter, based on the mechanics of the last man standing, or “the last man standing”. “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” is a very playful and colorful battle royale in which every game involves competition 40 to 60 players. Each player is in control of a custom “bean” that must survive the trials in order to do so earn compliments and crowntwo in-game currencies used to purchase customization tools for the player’s avatar.
All beans / avatars can perform four actions:
- Dive forward
- To catch
Players can also unlock reactions, also called emotes, which are purely cosmetic, used more often to taunt other players after victory.
“Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” is based on a simple principle: the player must complete the different obstacle courses as quickly as possible. Obviously the playing field has obstacles to slow down the player or to expel him out of the playing area. Other players can also push their opponents to slow them down and hope to win the game. In fact, if a grain hits another grain at sufficient speed, the latter can destabilize and fall.
If there is between 40 and 60 players At the start of each game, the number of players eliminated at each level will vary depending on the type of event. Generally, a “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” game consists of five events, but this number is likely to vary depending on the number of players remaining. The game delivers five types of tests :
- Competition : cross the finish line before the other competitors
- Survival : stay in the play area until the end of the event
- Hunting : Retrieve an object held by a player and try to keep it until the end of the trial
- Logic : make your logic work
- team play : players are divided into teams and the last team is eliminated
The first test of a game of “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout” is systematically a race where the number of eliminated players is likely to vary. Depending on the number of qualified players, the second event is chosen at random.
In the end, only one player wins and gets a crown, a more valuable currency that allows players to purchase rarer cosmetic items to customize their avatar. However, the losers can still console themselves because at the end of each event, each player receives fame points and congratulationsthe virtual currency of the game.