There is a noticeable lack of post-apocalyptic battle royale games, however the newcomer Farlight 84 aims to bridge the gap with some unique features. Considering how well it lends itself to chaotic free-for-all, it's actually quite surprising that the battle royale genre hasn't really seen a major title yet set in a post-apocalyptic-style apocalypse. Mad Max. This may soon change, however, as a new game called Farlight 84 is intent on filling the gap in question.
Miracle Games e Lilith Games, developers of titles such as Rise of Kingdoms e AFK Arena, officially unveiled the game today with its first official trailer. The accompanying press release revealed that it is set in a world ravaged by a cyborg-zombie apocalypse where what remains of humanity must fight for dwindling resources. Yet despite the grim premise, the game feels rather light-hearted and comical in tone. Described as an "exciting mix of fast paced and tactical gameplay", Farlight 84 appears to stand out from its competitors as Fortnite, Apex Legends, Call of Duty: Warzone in many ways. For starters, it looks like it will feature more objective-based gameplay in addition to its PvP action a 40 players, as one scene shows players teaming up to fight a giant robot. The game will also include more to do outside of matches, as winning matches will provide players with building materials they can use to create a hangout where they and their friends can relax between matches.
In addition to a roster of distinct playable heroes with unique abilities and a variety of weapons that players will be able to customize and upgrade, the game will also offer several unconventional means of transportation, including jetpack, bounce pad and multi-legged vehicles. However, Farlight 84 will also sport a unique "energy" system that limits the use of weapons, shields and vehicles depending on how much energy players have at their disposal, providing an additional level of strategy to the action-packed gameplay of the shooter. It's easy to see that Farlight 84 takes inspiration from a number of popular titles, most notably Fortnite and other battle royale shooters. But from what Miracle and Lilith have shown so far, this has the potential to offer some of the most refreshing shooter gameplay in the genre. Of course, it's too early to say for sure if it's likely to become a hit or end up joining the discarded battle royale list. That said, Farlight 84 is coming for mobile devices e PC in 2021: a very large launch window that leaves room for different hypotheses. Staying on the subject, did you know that in the past few hours a leak has revealed the contents of Fortnite season 5?