Stunlock Studios Announces Launch Date and Celebrates Over 1 Million Downloads with Free Week from September 25th through to October 1st

Skövde, Sweden – September 20th, 2017 – Independent developer Stunlock Studios today announced that its competitive, action-packed, PvP arena brawler, Battlerite, the spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed Bloodline Champions, will finally move from Steam Early Access into a highly anticipated free to play commercial launch on November 8th. Battlerite is a fast-paced team arena brawler focused on competitive PvP combat. Select a champion and fight side by side with teammates to the sound of the roaring crowd in vibrant, colosseum-style surroundings.

To celebrate over 1 million downloads since launch, Battlerite will be playable completely for free during the upcoming Free Week from September 25th through to October 1st. Throughout the Free Week, Battlerite will be on sale by 50% on Steam Early Access for $9.98, €9,98, £7,49.

“We are super excited to enter ‘A New Era’ with Battlerite heading into a full free to play commercial launch this November”, said Peter Ilves, Game Director at Stunlock Studios. “For the occasion, we are offering Battlerite free of charge for one week from September 25th together with an incredible sale across the board on Steam which will give new players a taste of what they can expect.”

Battlerite “A New Era” – Event Roadmap:



  • Season 5 (Early Access)
  • VO Actors of Battlerite Video
  • Free Week
  • Halloween Event Kick Off


  • Pre-launch Patch including: New Game Mode, New GUI, Battlerites Overhaul


  • November 8: Official Launch & Free-To-Play
  • Official Launch Trailer
  • Launch Patch including: New Champion#1: TBA, 200 New Items, New Music, Season 1, AFK System
  • New Champion#2: Destiny – The Sky Ranger
  • Prehistoric Event


  • Winter Event
  • New Champion: TBA

Coming in 2018:

  • Tournament System
  • New Hud + Score system
  • Clan System
  • 3 New Champions in Q1 2018
  • New Maps, Modes, Brawls
  • Lunar New Year Event
  • Xbox Launch

Jump into Battlerite’s arena and engage in quick and intense action through highly competitive, rip-roaring 2v2 and 3v3 battles. Control one out of 21 champions that specialise in either melee, ranged or support combat, from Bakko, the heroic brawler, Jade, the long-range gunner, to Blossom, the ultimate team support. It’s all about skill-shots, timing and reactions as you dodge projectiles and pull off massive ultimate attacks using intuitive WASD movement and cursor-based aiming. Team up with friends, smash in style and triumph over the competition.

Battlerite is available on Steam Early Access for 19.99€/$19.99/£14.99

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About Stunlock Studios

Founded in 2010, Stunlock Studios is one of the leading Swedish independent game developers located in Skövde. With a passion for competitive gaming, the studio crafts groundbreaking and community driven games, always with their players in mind. Previously released titles include Bloodline Champions, and Dead Island: Epidemic. For more information, visit: https://www.stunlockstudios.com







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