Knight Squad 2 Breaches Nintendo Switch, Xbox Systems, PC on 14 April
Free Battle Royale Version Knight Squad 2 Trials Available Now on Steam
QUÉBEC CITY – 24 March 2021 – Knight Squad 2, the follow-up to Chainsawesome Games’ chaotic arcade party game enjoyed by more than 1.8 million players, charges into battle Wednesday, 14 April for Nintendo Switch, Windows PC on Steam and the Epic Games Store, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S via backwards compatibility. A free-to-play preview version, Knight Squad 2 Trials, is also joining the fray and launching today on Steam.
A training ground to prepare for the full release, Knight Squad 2 Trials provides squires a place to hone their chivalric skills in Battle Royale mode. Clash with other competitors wielding authentic medieval armaments, including laser guns, boomerangs, and proximity mines until only one warrior remains standing. Trials willalso allow participants to join lobbies made by players in the full game and get a taste of all the action on offer in Knight Squad 2.
The full Knight Squad 2 experience sports more than 13 competitive multiplayer modes for up to eight players. Fight in a free-for-all foray to gain control of a massive weapon and unleash its devastating power in Juggernaut mode. Team up in Painter, a graffiti turf war where the aim is to color coat more of the arena than opponents before the clock runs out. Then, for a classic bit of fun, unwind with a leisurely match of Soccer while dodging bazooka rockets, oncoming arrow fire, and whatever else the other side can muster while chasing down the ball.
Knight Squad 2 builds on the beloved framework of its predecessor to deliver an absorbing and varied multiplayer experience that puts compelling spins on familiar pastimes and introduces an element of chaos with wild variables like slippery floors and exploding bodies. Easy to pick up and enjoy with friends and family of all ages and skill levels, Knight Squad 2 aims to bring people together in the way that only a mountain of vicious combat-filled minigames can.
“Today is a huge day for us!” said Laurent Mercure, Communications Officer, Chainsawesome Games. “Not only are we announcing the game for Nintendo Switch and revealing our release date of 14 April, but we’re launching our free preview version, Knight Squad 2 Trials, on Steam. So join us for some Battle Royale action today while we gear up for next month!”
Knight Squad 2 features local multiplayer and cross-platform online play across Xbox systems, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and the Epic Games Store, as well as full support for English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, and Japanese language options.
About Chainsawesome Games
Founded in 2012, Chainsawesome Games is a Québec-based independent studio composed of chainsaw aficionados with a shared passion for carving action-packed and multiplayer-focused titles for PC and consoles. Between enjoying the most excellent poutine and surviving long winters, the close-knit team works to create games that are easy to get into and effortlessly fun.