Turns out that all this shattering going on wasn’t actually the definite name for Cliff Bleszinski and Boss Key Productions upcoming multiplayer FPS game, which was previously known was Project Bluestreak. Today’s reveal told us the name of the game – LawBreakers – as well as the backstory for this free-to-play sci-fi shooter to be published by Nexon, courtesy of a live action trailer. The first gameplay footage is planned to be revealed on Friday, August 28 at 5pm GMT/9am ET/6am PT on the official LawBreakers YouTube channel.
LawBreakers is an Unreal Engine 4 powered competitive shooter where you pick your side between the Law or the Breakers factions. Release is planned for 2016 but you can sign up at the official website to get more details on the alpha and hopefully be chosen to participate.
Here’s the official description of the game as well as today’s trailer.
LawBreakers is a competitive team-based FPS set in an alternate future in which the world has been divided into two factions following a huge cataclysmic event known as ‘The Shattering’ that changed gravity forever. Afterward, the world recovered and ushered in a new age technological advancements providing gravity manipulation and supplement use that grants near-superhuman abilities. Now, the new technology rages and two forces fight for control; a peacekeeping organization charged with upholding the law, and a highly-organized crime syndicate bent on breaking it. Players will be asked to choose a side – it’s LAW versus BREAKERS.