Independent developer and publisher Team17 announced today that "Worms Battlegrounds" is making its way on to Xbox One via digital download on May 30th and on PlayStation 4 on June 3rd.
Worms Battlegrounds will be the among the first titles to be released under ID@Xbox, Microsoft’s new program enabling independent game developers of all sizes to produce and self-publish games digitally on Xbox One, of which Team17 are an ambassador.
Worms Battlegrounds is the biggest and best Worms game to date with more worms, larger landscapes, more dynamic water, more weapons and more customisation options than ever before! Worms Battlegrounds features stunning high definition 3D visuals but preserves the classic 2D gameplay we all know and love! New lighting effects, new socially integrated features to help players interact with the community and exciting additions to the single and multiplayer experiences makes this the de facto Worms experience, new to next gen consoles!
Worms™ Battlegrounds features:
25 single player story missions
10 ‘Worm‐Ops’ time attack missions
5 environments: Inca, Viking, Feudal Japan, Industrial Revolution and Prehistoric with day to night lighting transitions
Multiplayer Deathmatch and Fort modes with online and local multiplayer for up to four players
Stunning graphics and gameplay running at 1080p 60fps
Clan support including clan emblem editor
65 weapons and utilities including 10 outrageous new items: Mega Mortar, Gravedigger, Winged Monkey, Oxygen, Worm Charm, Bovine Blitz, Whoopsie Cushion, Teleport Gun, Aqua Pack and The Equalizer
Physics based contraptions
Over 200 individual customisation items for the worms
DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller’s light bar dynamically changes colour depending on your worm’s scenario. Watch as the light car glows red for attacks and explosions, blue when your worm is submerged in dynamic water and green to indicate that your worm is poisoned (PS4 version only)
Weapon Gestures. Assign up to four weapons for quick select using the DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller’s Touch Pad (PS4 version only)
Companion website. Keep track of your stats on the go! (PS4 version only)
SmartGlass companion app. Keep track of your stats on the go! (Xbox One version only)
Worms™ Battlegrounds is due for a 30th May release for Xbox One and PS4 (EU) and will be available both via digital download and as a boxed copy at certain retailers.
In the US Worms™ Battlegrounds will be available for the PS4 via digital download from the PlayStation®Store on the 3rd June.
For more information on Worms Battlegrounds, please visit XBOXONE-HQ's Xbox One Games database or the official site.