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Splitgate: Portals to the Future

Splitgate: Portals to the Future


Hey Xbox Nation! I’m Ian Proulx, the creator of Splitgate and co-founder of 1047 Video games. When you’ve heard of our recreation earlier than, chances are high it was round July or August, the beginning of our Open Beta. That’s once we have been overwhelmed by the big variety of new gamers eager to play the sport. Since then, we’ve gotten a superb deal with on the server scenario and gamers have loved a way more secure expertise. However as a substitute of rehashing the previous, let’s discuss one thing I’m positive a whole lot of you might be questioning about with Splitgate, the longer term!

Since arriving on console and receiving substantial funding for the 1047 Video games studio, many individuals have requested, “What’s subsequent for Splitgate?” I may inform you a listing of options we need to add or that we’re within the means of quickly rising the corporate, however first, let me present you what my imaginative and prescient for Splitgate has been because the begin.

Many gamers have described Splitgate as being impressed by video games like Halo and Portal. That is no accident! I grew up taking part in a whole lot of Halo 2 and Halo 3 and was fully captivated by their simple however refined gameplay. All the pieces was as much as you to succeed and the reward for grinding was that you simply obtained higher as a participant. Nothing obtained between you and the gameplay. This, mixed with the motion mechanics of portals, makes up the DNA of Splitgate. In different phrases, the sport embodies most of the issues that make area shooters so enjoyable.

Splitgate being on the identical platform that introduced me Halo is sort of surreal. Nonetheless, the comparability between the 2 video games has made many individuals surprise if we’re attempting to be a substitute to Halo. This couldn’t be farther from the reality, in truth as Halo followers ourselves, we’re fairly excited for what Halo Infinite will deliver to the world shooter house! Splitgate at all times has been, and at all times will likely be, about bringing again what we cherished in regards to the FPS video games of our childhoods. Gamers who’ve fragged out within the Splitgate area have additionally found or re-discovered the easy enjoyable of taking part in a simple, optimized recreation; one thing that has maybe been forgotten by some.

However being influenced by the “glory days” of gaming doesn’t imply we will’t/shouldn’t proceed to develop and innovate. We’re right here for the long-haul which implies we now have a whole lot of thrilling options coming down the pipeline. The truth is, proper now, we now have our first ever vacation occasion replace: Spookygate! All the pieces from the menus, to new skins, and to one in all our maps, Stadium, have acquired the Halloween remedy. The occasion contains Halloween challenges that comprise some community-submitted weapon skins that you may unlock till November 1 when Spookygate ends.

This replace is only a style of what you’ll be able to anticipate from our younger recreation studio sooner or later. In fact, we’ll be doing one thing this winter for the vacation season, however past that, Splitgate will likely be getting a whole lot of thrilling options that Xbox gamers have been wanting ahead to for some time. One function we’ve already began on is a map editor. Think about taking part in a model of Karman Station with portal partitions floating wayyy on the market in house with a constructing you’ll be able to snipe from. Or consider the simulation maps the place each wall will be portaled on. We are able to’t wait to see what you all provide you with when this function lastly releases!


One other extremely anticipated function needs to be the Xbox Sequence X|S model Splitgate. We aren’t able to share the precise particulars of what this model will deliver, however when you’re accustomed to different cross-generational titles, that ought to provide you with a good suggestion. By the way in which, in case you are an Xbox Sport Go Final member, you’ll be able to nonetheless redeem the XTREME perk pack till November 30 as a part of your Perks!

Additionally anticipate Splitgate to be introducing some lore sooner or later. We get feedback on a regular basis from gamers questioning a few story, lore, or a single-player mode of some sort. I can’t inform you how or once we’ll be revealing the universe of Splitgate but, nevertheless it’s one thing we will’t wait to share with the world. All I’ll say for now’s, keep tuned.

Oh yeah, and Splitgate is free! Go obtain it now and take a look at the Halloween replace. The opposite builders and I play the sport usually, so be looking out for the “Developer” tag and be at liberty to present us a shout.

See you all within the area!

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Splitgate is a free-to-play, fast-paced multiplayer shooter that options player-controlled portals. This sci-fi shooter takes the FPS style to a brand new dimension with its portal mechanics, delivering high-flying, multi-dimensional fight. Evoking reminiscences of probably the most revered shooters of the previous twenty years, Splitgate embraces the traditional and acquainted really feel of close-quarters fight whereas including a novel twist. IGN describes Splitgate as “Halo meets Portal.”

Portal Fight: a New Sort of Shooter
Preserve your head on a swivel and expertise intense, traversal motion as you fly, flank, and frag by way of the air utilizing portal fight to continuously out-smart and out-maneuver your enemies. There’s nothing fairly like touchdown a no-scope headshot from behind after portalling circles round a confused enemy, who nonetheless thinks you might be standing in entrance of him!

Complete, Characteristic-Stuffed Multiplayer Expertise for FREE
Together with grindable challenges, dozens of customizable characters, a aggressive leaderboard and rating system, and over 15 informal and aggressive recreation modes, Splitgate presents greater than 20 maps, every with its personal distinctive setting and play fashion. The maps embrace a analysis facility inside an lively volcano, an underwater luxurious resort, an alien crash web site, and far more. Every map has its personal feel and appear and performs in a different way, rewarding gamers for adapting their techniques within the fast-paced, portal fight that solely Splitgate presents. And it’s FREE.

Social gathering Up with Your Buddies Throughout A number of Platforms
Cross-play performance permits you to play with or towards your folks throughout a number of consoles and PCs. Normal FPS controls and intuitive portal mechanics imply newcomers are up and operating proper off the bat, and with aggressive and informal modes, you’ll be able to celebration up with buddies of any talent stage. You may even create a customized foyer with modifiers to play any approach you want. We extremely advocate Large-Head Mode with low gravity and limitless ammo!

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