Clash Axes In Darwin Project Today On PS4, Xbox, and PC
I recently did a piece on why you might want to check out Darwin Project. In a nutshell, the extensive non-lethal options and emphasis on mastering the axe/bow give it a unique feel in the saturated battle royale market. On top of that, the Director gives a whole new dimension of politics to the chaos. Just click the link if you want to know more about all of that fun stuff.
Or, just play the damned thing. As of today, Xbox, PS4, and PC players can get their hands on The Darwin project. For free. So why not? If you played the game during Early Access and gave up, now is a good time to come back. The devs have added a load of new content, and a lot of it isn’t even cosmetic! There’s a new class system, a jetpack, a grappling hook, and lots more. If your biggest problem was the dwindling player base, the release might have solved that. As of release, the game is now over 1000 concurrent players on Steam. More than enough to throw a party together and not see the same faces.
If you want to know more, check out the Official Press Release:
After more than 3.6 million players braved the cold on Steam Early Access and Xbox Game Preview, Scavengers Studio is excited to announce that Darwin Project is finally opening its ice-covered gates for the full release today. Available on PlayStation 4 for the first time, this unique game show pits players against each other in a frosty battle to the death.
Set against a post-apocalyptic backdrop, an impending ice age has kick-started a twisted new reality show, in which participants must fight to the death to earn their survival. Darwin Project is free to play and offers a competitive multiplayer third-person experience with an emphasis on survival. Players must withstand extreme environmental conditions, track opponents, craft tools, and set traps to be the last one standing at sunrise.
One lucky player per match will have the chance to take on the role of Show Director and monitor the battle from the skies to dole out punishment and support to any combatants who cross them with a whole slew of unique, arena-shaping abilities. It’s always amusing to see a whole server of players drop what they’re doing to hunt down the poor sap you just revealed on their minimaps. Take that, sucker.
Live viewers on Twitch are able to bet on the competitors they think will reign supreme, in addition to helping the Show Director choose targets for their arena-shaping powers. Whether they’re voting on which player deserves a death-defying heal or which zone to nuke, spectators can become active participants in the manhunt.