List of battle royale games

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This is a list of battle royale games, sorted chronologically. Information regarding date of release, developer, platform, and business model is provided when available.

List[edit]

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Year Initial

release

Game Developer Platform Viewpoint (perspective) Free-to-play Standalone Notes
2017 March 23 2017 (Beta),

December 20, 2017

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds PUBG Corporation Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android First-person / Third-person Free only on Android and iOS Yes The game is based on previous mods that were created by Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene for other games, inspired by the 2000 Japanese film Battle Royale,[1] and expanded into a standalone game under Greene's creative direction.
September 26, 2017 (Beta) Fortnite Battle Royale Epic Games Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, macOS, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch Third-person Yes Yes The player can build structures as defense or buildings. It is a companion game to Fortnite: Save the World.
September 30, 2017 Garena Free Fire 111 Dot Studio Android, iOS Third-Person Yes Yes
November 17, 2017 Rules of Survival NetEase Games Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS First-person / Third-person Yes Yes
2018 February 28, 2018 Z1 Battle Royale Daybreak Game Company Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 First-person Yes Yes Formerly known as H1Z1: King of the Kill[2]
September 19, 2018 Ring of Elysium Aurora Studios Microsoft Windows First-person / Third-person Yes Yes The game features extreme sports like BMX and snowboarding with deadly, dynamic weather.
October 12, 2018 Blackout (Call of Duty: Black Ops 4) Treyarch Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 First-person No No A battle royale mode for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4[3]
October, 2018 Cyber Hunter NetEase Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS First-person / Third-person Yes Yes
November 20, 2018 Firestorm (Battlefield V) EA DICE Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 First-person No No A battle royale mode for Battlefield V[4]
December 6, 2018 Danger Zone (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) Valve Corporation Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X First-person Yes No Possible to play with group of friends as a squad of two or three players, or play solo. Total number of players is 16 or 18 on currently available maps.
2019 February 4, 2019 Apex Legends Respawn Entertainment Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch First-person Yes Yes The game features squads of three players using pre-made characters, called "Legends"
May 24, 2019 (Beta) Realm Royale Heroic Leap Games Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch Third-person Yes Yes The game is a spin-off of the hero shooter Paladins, where it originated as a game mode known as Paladins: Battlegrounds.[5][6]
June 10, 2019 Nuclear Winter (Fallout 76) Bethesda Game Studios Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 First-person / Third-person No No A battle royale mode for Fallout 76
October 1, 2019 Call of Duty: Mobile TiMi Studios Android, iOS First-person / Third-person Yes No
2020 January 14, 2020 Darwin Project Scavengers Studio Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Third-person Yes Yes
March 10, 2020 Call of Duty: Warzone Infinity Ward, Raven Software Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 First-person Yes Yes The game is a part of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare video game but does not require purchase of it.[7]
July 12, 2020 (Beta) Hyper Scape Ubisoft Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 First-person Yes Yes
August 4, 2020 Fall Guys Mediatonic Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 Third-person No Yes
September 3, 2020 Spellbreak Proletariat Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch Third-person Yes Yes Players use magical spells in place of guns, choosing from one of six classes wind, fire, ice, lightning, stone and toxic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zavarise, Giada (December 6, 2018). "How Battle Royale went from a manga to a Fortnite game mode". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  2. ^ Hall, Charlie (February 5, 2016). "H1Z1 is splitting into two games, headed to consoles". Polygon. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  3. ^ Wales, Matt (August 14, 2018). "Call of Duty Black Ops 4's battle royale Blackout beta gets a September start date". Eurogamer. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  4. ^ Senior, Tom (March 21, 2019). "Battlefield 5 Firestorm's blazing inferno brings some urgency to battle royale". PC Gamer. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  5. ^ Phillips, Tom (January 4, 2018). "Paladins is getting a Battlegrounds-inspired mode and it is named Paladins: Battlegrounds". Eurogamer. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  6. ^ June 2018, Alex Avard 06. "Realm Royale is like Fortnite mixed with World of Warcraft, and it's better than it has any right to be". Official PlayStation Magazine. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  7. ^ "Call of Duty: Warzone confirmed as a standalone, free-to-play battle royale". PCGamesN. Retrieved July 19, 2020.