Super Animal Royale is a battle royale recreation from Pixile Studios and Modus Games. It is at present out there on Steam via Early Access and on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles via the Xbox Game Preview program. The groups behind it requested me to test it out and loaded me up with a Super Edition of the sport on Xbox Series X|S which simply provides some cosmetics in addition to offers the participant a head begin on the forex for purchasing extra items. I’ve spent a little little bit of time taking part in it and needed to share some impressions I’ve had.
Super Animal Royale is a battle royale with a zoological twist. Play as your favourite cuddly, genetically modified animal picked from 300+ breeds, discover your fashion with 600+ beauty objects, and soar off the again of a Giant Eagle and into a 64-player battle to the demise! You’ll hearth shotguns and sparrows, toss grenades and bananas, experience emus and hamster balls all the best way to the highest of the meals chain. The explosive top-down motion pairs completely with an expressive flat-design fashion, and the progressive fog-of-war-system allows a recreation that’s as deep and strategic as it’s enjoyable and accessible.
This recreation is extra enjoyable than I believed it will be. I’m not the most important fan of battle royale video games, however I discovered this one to be much less demanding and extra leisurely. Maybe it’s the truth that everybody runs round as lovable animal characters dressed as much as look cool and bizarre to their tastes or if it’s the 2D surroundings and gameplay. Going via and designing your character is enjoyable as you unlock new breeds of animals and beauty objects.
Honestly, I believe the 2D aesthetic of the sport helps it really feel extra enjoyable. In 3D video games, you’re at all times fearful about somebody being behind you, and you don’t have that in Super Animal Royale. That’s one stress off your plate. You nonetheless have to fret about gamers hiding behind issues, however that helps retains the sport fascinating and offering extra technique to the sport that I felt was pleasing.
Also, Xbox and PC gamers can at present take pleasure in cross-save and cross-platform matchmaking. This will proceed on when the sport totally launches to incorporate the opposite platforms as the sport releases, and I’m at all times a large fan of this.
Even should you don’t usually like battle royale video games, I might contemplate downloading Super Animal Royale. It’s 100% free, so there’s nothing to lose and it barely takes up any space. If you prefer it, you should buy totally different beauty objects to assist assist the sport. Using actual money offers no gameplay benefit.