[Steam page] In a panel presented at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) today, industry veteran Cliff Bleszinski and the team at Boss Key Productions announced that their upcoming multiplayer online shooter LawBreakers, will be available exclusively on the Steam platform at launch. Fans are able to add the game to their Steam Wishlist starting today by visiting its Steam page.
The development team assured the audience it will not have the USD 60 price point of a traditional box product. Set in a futuristic rebuilt America, players will choose whether to kill for the nobility of the “Law,” or go out for blood as a “Breaker,” as they take part in the conflict raging across iconic locations, including a gravity ravaged Grand Canyon and nearly unrecognizable Mount Rushmore.
1. Why Steam?
We explored all of our options and determined Steam is the best fit for our community and the competitive game we’re building.
2. Why did Boss Key/Nexon decide to make changes to the game’s business model?
After careful consideration of how the game has been progressing, we realized free-to-play wasn’t the right fit for what we’re building. Lawbreakers is a competitive game at heart and that means balance is a big priority. Using a digital premium model helps ensure an even playing field by giving fans access to every available role without barriers.
3. How much will LawBreakers cost at launch?
The price at launch hasn’t been revealed yet, but we want to provide a high quality, digital downloadable game at a compelling price. LawBreakers will not have the $60 price point of a traditional boxed product.
4. Are you developing LawBreakers exclusively for PC? / Will LawBreakers release on additional platforms?
We’re initially developing LawBreakers for PC, then… who knows what the future holds?
5. When can I play?
We are planning to run a number of upcoming tests before launch. Exact timings are still to be confirmed, but we encourage players to Wishlist the game on Steam to be first in the know about our upcoming announcements.