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  Earthbound Games announces Steam Early Access release date for Axiom Soccer
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04/03/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

3rd April 2019, Dundee: Game developer Earthbound Games announced that its free-to-play, multiplayer, stadium-based sports-shooter, Axiom Soccer, will be shooting onto the Steam Early Access platform on 11th April 2019.

Axiom Soccer is Earthbound Games’ big entry into the online sports arena genre and combines already loved action elements from games such as Rocket League and FIFA with fun shooting mechanics more familiar to players of games like Splatoon and Fortnite.  

The “Rocket League with guns” influences may look reassuringly familiar at a glance, but anyone who plays Axiom Soccer quickly discovers just how unique it feels, being described by one member of the press as “pool mixed with football and flying robots – it’s as wild as it sounds!”

 

In Axiom Soccer players pass, dribble and shoot their way to victory on the pitch by skilful piloting of their projectile-firing drone. Fast paced third-person shooter action and football tactics combine with on-pitch obstacles and player-controlled goal keepers to keep you scoring, winning and moving up the leagues!

 

Axiom Soccer supports competitive and collaborative play both off and online and can be played against either AI opponents or up to 5 other players. Later in Early Access the game will also be breaking new ground with its use of interactive crowd features to let players play in front of a live, virtual, in-game crowd watching on live streams. Whether it’s next-goal-wins, sudden-death or the dreaded penalty shootout, Axiom Soccer delivers the ultimate in nerve-wracking tension.

 

After completing a highly successful Closed-Beta phase, Axiom Soccer now goes live on the Steam Early Access platform. Players will be able to play for free on Steam Early Access from 11th April 2019 and Earthbound Games will be adding purchasable content to the game via constant updates based on feedback from its passionate community of players.

 

Key features:

•    Mix football and shooter skills to secure glory

•    Competitive and Friendly play modes

•    Team play with friends

•    Up to 4 player local-play matches

•    Up to 6 player online matches

•    Customisation of drone body kits, team strips, and more

•    Competitive leagues with weekly battles for relegation or promotion

•    Live interactive crowd-features

 

Press kit: https://www.axiomsoccer.com/press-kit

 

Website: https://www.axiomsoccer.com

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GamesEarthbound

 

Steam page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/903730/Axiom_Soccer/

 

Release trailer: https://youtu.be/Wcla2TSYb2U

 

Discord:  https://discord.gg/Rr8KGph

##ENDS##

For more information about Earthbound Games, images or interviews, please contact: \u2028Steve Green

GiantPR

+44 07775 677101

[email protected]

www.giantpr.co.uk

About Earthbound Games\u2028Earthbound Games Ltd is the creator of Axiom Soccer, a significant development in the next generation of high-adrenaline digital sports designed for players and live spectator interaction. The Earthbound Games team consists of AAA game developers based in Scotland, with a background in major titles such as Grand Theft Auto (Rockstar Games), the Crackdown series (Microsoft), the APB series and a long list of others.

About Axiom Soccer

Axiom Soccer represents a new generation of high-adrenaline digital sports, combining the best of real-world ball games and third-person shooters. Start scoring goals within minutes and hone your shooting skills and team tactics to eventually play tournament matches in front of a live, virtual, in-game crowd.

 

Axiom Soccer is a fresh, vibrant take on future sport! The stadium, the crowds, the spectacular shots, saves and goalmouth action – they are all there, but these athletes pursue sporting glory by skilful piloting of high-tech, projectile-firing drones.

 

Pass, dribble, and shoot your way to victory and become an Axiom Soccer legend. Influence play from a distance with the pneumatic cannon or remote-activated goalkeeper and show your moves with a variety of tactical projectiles. Mix soccer strategy with your shooter skills and you're halfway to the thrills of Axiom Soccer.

 

Practice against AI opponents to sharpen your game and play local competitive games with up to three friends until you’re fit to take on the world online in front of an interactive crowd watching on live streams. Survive next-goal-wins Sudden Death and take your team to a penalty shootout for the ultimate in nerve-wracking tension!

 

Axiom Soccer: Sport, Redefined.