Rovio is exploring new waters with it’s first real-time strategy game called: Battle Bay. Battle Bay is a Real-Time, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) featuring five-on-five PvP (player-vs-player) battles.
And no … there won’t be Pigs, Eggs or Birds. What!?!?!
What you will see are ships, weapons, and upgradable characters waging war on the high seas. Battle Bay is currently soft-launched in select countries (full list below). As always, we’ll keep you up-to-date as we know more.
For help, tips, and questions be sure to check out our Battle Bay forum right here on the Nest. We hope you enjoy the first look video above!
Face off against real opponents and own the waves in real-time team battles – it’s sink or win!
From the AppStore:
A real-time multiplayer battle arena in your pocket. Choose a ship, slap some guns on it and take to the tides with your fleet of teammates to trounce live opponents in five-on-five PvP contests of seafaring strategy and firepower.
The thrilling competitive fun of a team battle arena, right on your mobile device. Join a fleet of allies and take on competitors the world over in bite-sized battles among the rolling waves – all while you wait for the bus.
Choose A Ship
Choose between different classes of ships, each with their own speciality – the Enforcer packs a powerful offensive punch, the Defender is a nearly indestructible floating tank, the Shooter can equip more weapons than you will ever need, the Speeder stays in the action with acceleration and agility, and the Fixer keeps your teammates floating. Level up your ships for more healing, defense, speed, and firepower!
Weapons, Armor, Items, Abilities
Cannons, torpedoes, grenades – Collect, fuse and modify items with almost infinite variations. Choose from an arsenal of destructive or defensive items to fit your fighting style. Whatever it takes to keep you and your team afloat.
Attack your enemies with a full on offensive assault, or play defense and capture the point. With different classes of ships to choose – each with their own unique abilities, and a motherload of weapons, armor, items, and perks, there is plenty of room for a wide range of battle strategies.
Join a Guild
Team up with your friends in a guild to chat with your guildmates while you conquer your enemies in combat. Guild leaderboards pit your crew against other bands of blast-happy captains. Who will be the best?
If anyone here has more info or general thoughts please share them in the comments below.
Soft Launch Countries
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- South Africa