Halfbrick Studios introduced Thrill of the Battle 2 this weekend, which the studio will co-develop alongside the unique’s sole developer Ian Fitz.
The unique Thrill of the Battle, developed by Ian Fitz, is likely one of the most participating and profitable boxing video games obtainable on VR headsets. Three years in the past, Fitz stated that he was within the very early levels of “attempting to start out a sequel” to Thrill of the Battle, however stated it was nonetheless too early to know what it would appear to be. The sequel is now being co-developed by Fitz and Halfbrick Studios. The latter is primarily identified for standard cell releases equivalent to Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja, alongside Fruit Ninja VR and the upcoming sequel, Fruit Ninja VR 2.
In a video saying Thrill of the Battle 2 (embedded above), Halfbrick said that will probably be “co-developing with the unique creator Ian at each step till launch and past” and that the partnership will see them “combining [their] joint data, ardour and imaginative and prescient of the place the sport must go to make sure it’s a worthy sequel.”
Six years on from the unique’s launch, Halfbrick says that “gamers wants have developed.” The studio outlined plans to remain true to the unique’s genuine mechanics within the sequel, whereas additionally making some changes:
“Though what makes the primary recreation nice is the genuine nature of the gameplay, we really feel there’s loads of room to enhance the mechanics to make fights really feel extra honest and extra lifelike. If you’re touchdown the larger combos and blows, try to be profitable the match. Enhancing the audio and visible suggestions within the recreation will let gamers understand how successfully they’re dealing strikes, permitting them to make changes mid-fight to get the win.”
The opposite massive addition within the sequel can be assist for multiplayer, permitting gamers to nearly compete towards one another within the ring.
Halfbrick Studios gave no particulars on platforms or a launch window for the upcoming sequel – maintain your eyes peeled for extra particulars sooner or later.