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Indie beat-’em-up game Bounty Battle announced - to launch this summer

Published: 19:06, 17 March 2020
Updated: 19:10, 17 March 2020
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Bounty Battle

Bounty Battle, a 1-4 player beat-’em-up game with characters from all over the Indie World is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this Summer. The upcoming game will feature 25 fighters from over 20 different indie games.

Merge Games and Dark Screen Games have announced that their 1-4 player beat-’em-up game with characters from all over the Indie World is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this Summer. The game is titled Bounty Battle and it was showcased today, 17 March 2020, when Nintendo highlighted some of the best indie titles coming to Switch.

Bounty Battle will see its players pit their favourite indie characters against each other in a 2D environment. More than 25 fighters from over 20 different indie games will go head to head along with their own Minion companion and unique abilities. Bounty Battle's levels will carry the feel of the fighters’ native game worlds.

Characters 

Bounty Battle showcases characters from these indie games:

  • Guacamelee!
  • Darkest Dungeon
  • Dead Cells
  • Awesomenauts
  • Nuclear Throne
  • Owlboy
  • Axiom Verge
  • SteamWorld Dig
  • Oddmar
  • Jotun
  • Battle Chasers Nightwar
  • Death's Gambit
  • EITR
  • Super Comboman
  • Pankapu
  • Flinthook
  • Doko Roko
  • Tower of Samsara
  • Blubber Busters
  • Ruin of the Reckless
  • The Bug Butcher
  • Blocks that Matter

Key Features

  • A bunch of game modes including a Story Mode, Couch Multiplayer, Practise and Tutorial.
  • Over 20 characters from Indie titles each with their own move set and special attacks.
  • Each fighter has their very own minion to summon and join the fight.
  • Over 10 arenas to battle in - some plucked from the worlds of their fighters.
  • Multiple colours and palette swap options.

Bounty Battle Signature Edition is also available to pre-order* direct from the Signature Edition store . The Signature Edition is available for Switch and PlayStation 4 and includes:

  • Region free copy of Bounty Battle on the console of your choice.
  • Four limited edition enamel pins featuring Bounty Battle fighters: 
    • Atlas
    • Lazarus
    • Lilith 
    • Tyran.
  • Numbered collector’s certificate, printed with the developers' signatures.
  • 34-page booklet detailing the combatants featured in Bounty Battle.
  • Sturdy "Sierra" box with foam insert.
  • Outer sleeve featuring alternative artwork.

Standard physical versions of the game are also available.

*AltChar advises against pre-purchases of any kind.

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