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08/29/2018
 


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LIVERPOOL, UK - AUGUST 29, 2018 - Liverpool-based developers, Lucid Games, have announced today that Switchblade, their strategic team-based MOBA, is available now in Early Access on PlayStation®4 and PC via Steam. Steam gamers and PS Plus subscribers in Europe can also look forward to a 20% launch discount.

 

Watch the Switchblade Early Access trailer, here: https://youtu.be/Zxm9kFxTITQ

 

War is the new sport in Switchblade. Set in a futuristic world, Switchblade sees two teams compete in a frantic 5v5 arena-style battle, where players are able to switch seamlessly between heavily armed sci-fi vehicles, offering endless tactical choices as they work together to take down enemy towers.

 

Early Access players will get an exclusive Founders Pack upon purchasing the game, which will only be available to fans during Switchblade’s Early Access phase.

 

The Switchblade Founder's Pack Includes:

 

  • 16 Vehicles (plus All Future Vehicles)
  • 16 Exclusive Founders Vehicle Skins
  • 3 Day Battle Points (soft Currency) Boost
  • 500 Bit Cash (hard Currency)
 

In addition to the above, all PS Plus subscribers will also gain access to a special V.I.P. pack, which includes the following:

 

  • Exclusive Fortress V.I.P. skin
  • Exclusive Mob BuddyV.I.P. skin
  • Exclusive Flaming Blade V.I.P. skin
  • Exclusive Sniper Prince V.I.P. skin
  • Exclusive Healing Hippo V.I.P. skin
  • Exclusive Sidewinder V.I.P. skin

Lucid have praised the ongoing efforts of the growing Switchblade community, encouraging players to offer as much feedback as possible during Early Access.

 

“We can’t thank our amazing community enough for their incredible support so far. We consider them an extended part of the dev team and look forward to more players joining us, as we continue to shape Switchblade with their feedback during this exciting stage of development” -- Craig Howard, Creative Director, Lucid Games.

 

Switchblade founders can leave their comments and feedback on the official forums, Discord channel and via the Steam community hub now, here.

 

To request your Switchblade Early Access review code for PC via Steam or PS4, please email: [email protected], specifying your preferred platform.

 

For all the latest on Switchblade, follow the game on Twitter, like it on Facebook and visit the official website. You can also keep up to date with Lucid and Switchblade on Twitch and YouTube.

 

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About Lucid Games

Established in 2011 by senior developers from Bizarre Creations, Lucid set itself out to be a small team with big ideas and the skills to deliver them. Now in 2018, with more than 80 highly experienced developers, Lucid’s team has worked on some of the biggest gaming franchises to come out of the UK in the last 20 years, including the BAFTA-winning Project Gotham Racing Series, Geometry Wars, Wipeout, Need for Speed, GTA and Blur. For more information, please visit: www.lucidgames.co.uk

 

Social Media Links

Join the Switchblade conversation on:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlaySwitchblade/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Switchbladegame

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PlaySwitchblade

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/switchbladegame

Discord: https://discord.gg/hCNefUx

Official forums: http://www.switchbladegame.com/forums

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