Ballistic Overkill first person shooter has a Free Weekend and Discount on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows.
Aquiris Game Studio and Green Man Gaming Publishing are pleased to announce good news. Since Ballistic Overkill will be available as a free trial during the Free Weekend. Since this is only available on Steam from April 12th to 16th. Celebrating its first anniversary. The multiplayer FPS will also has a major new Anniversary update. And available for purchase at 50% discount during the free weekend period.
The Anniversary Update introduces 2 new female characters, Wraith and Tank. So this gives players the ability to equip multiple accessories at the same time. Such as new weapon skins and off season crates.
“We are very excited to be celebrating Ballistic Overkill’s first birthday. And would like to take this opportunty to thank all our fans. Those who have supported the game throughout” commented Sandro Manfredini, CEO of Aquiris. “We are very happy with how well the game has been received by the community. And proud to be listed in Steam’s Silver tier. Recognising the top games that left Early Access in 2017. The Steam Free Weekend and our 50% off promotion. Will hopefully introduce Ballistic Overkill to a new audience of fans helping to further support the game.”
Ballistic Overkill Description
Ballistic Overkill is a bombastic, brutal, and bullet-filled multiplayer shooter. It blends classic arena shooter action with modern FPS gunplay giving you a fast-paced class based shooter that’ll leave your opponents bloody on the battlefield. With a progression system that means your wins actually matter and a huge map pool with 4 varied game modes, there’s something for every shooter. Whether you prefer chasing team objectives or the thrill of classic deathmatch, Ballistic Overkill has the gun and the mode for you.
Ballistic Overkill – Official Launch Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Pick a class, choose your gun, and dive right in. Since Ballistic Overkill has no barrier between you and immediate run and gun action. The Design from the outset to be ‘pick up and play’. Ballistic Overkill is also for you, regardless of your level of FPS experience.
Select one of 7 classes, each with their own style, weapons, and visuals. While you play Ballistic Overkill the way YOU want to play it. Select from multiple loadouts with each class. Since you can tailor each character exactly the way you want to play.
So remember there are no support classes. In Ballistic Overkill everyone is a killer.
- Berserker – deadly close combat rushdown expert
- Vanguard – master of field survival and assault specialist
- Wraith – infiltrator and ranged assassin
- Shadow – master of speed and stealth assassinations
- Grenadier – bane of the campers and explosions maniac
- Tank – towering machine-gun toting survival expert
- Marksman – perceptive and adaptable intelligence specialist
Maps and game modes
From parks, to malls, to abandoned hospitals and factories, Ballistic Overkill covers a wide variety of locations in its 10 maps. Each is filled with death, either your opponent’s or if you’re not ready…yours.
All maps feature multiple game modes to liven things up including:
- Team Deathmatch
- Free for All
- Capture Point
- King of the Hill
Steam and Unlockables
With over 80 weapons in game, there’s always a new way to kill your enemies in Ballistic Overkill, and with droppable skins that you can trade and/or sell through the Steam Market you can now do this with style and flair. The game features Class based lockboxes and drop Seasons that will change every few months so players can seek out the best skins and unlockables across 5 different rarity types. These unlockables will be dropped in keyless lockboxes so nothing will prevent you from opening them and grabbing the amazing content inside.
Free Weekend and Steam Discount:
So the Ballistic Overkill Free Weekend is only on Steam. Available now through Steam Store Page from April 12 – 16 for Linux, Mac and Windows. Which is surprising, since Green Man Gaming lists the regular price.