Helsinki, Finland, August 28th 2019– Frozenbyte is proud to announce
that team-based melee fighting game Boreal Blade is coming to NintendoSwitch™ today and will be priced at $19.99 / 19.99€ / £17.99. Featuring a
fluid combat system and the possibility to develop sophisticated fighting
techniques and tactics, Boreal Blade offers a fresh challenge for fans of
team melee combat!

Nintendo Switch players can enjoy their Boreal Blade experience starting today! A free demo version and full game are available for all aspiring warriors.

The Boreal Blade demo offers everyone the chance to warm up their skills with basic weapons and armour. The demo allows players to join any kind of game and even host their own games with default settings. Both the demo and the full game are compatible, allowing players of both versions play together!

The full version of Boreal Blade includes all maps where players can fight alone or with a team in each of the four game modes. Players can host and join all kinds of games with various settings. They can also gain experience points, level up and get access to hundreds of unlockable weapons, armour pieces, cosmetic accessories and battle items!

Boreal Blade is making its way to PC as well! Eager players are welcome to join the closed Steam beta via our official Boreal Blade Discord server.

About Boreal Blade

They have a saying in Norvalg: Fight for a cause worth dying for.

A noble sentiment, but what happens when almost every cause is good enough to die for? Whenever a decision needs to be made – whether it is about heading to war or determining where the cheese should go in a sandwich – fierce Norvalgian warriors gather in their famous debating arenas, pray for strength from their gods and fight until the truth is uncovered. Are you ready to join the battle?

Boreal Blade is a team-based melee fighting game with a focus on player vs player combat and gameplay consisting of both reactive and proactive elements. The game features various weapon types and three distinctive fighting styles, allowing players to choose between two-handed weapons, a shield and a weapon combo, or long thrusting weapons like spears and pikes. Three armour classes with their strengths and weaknesses are also included to guarantee a varied, ever changing fighting experience.

Key Features

Reactionary and tactical gameplay

  • Complete freedom of attack and block direction performed with simple controls, allowing players to concentrate on their battle tactics and series of manoeuvres and to control the flow of the battle.
  • There are hundreds of ways to variate attacks and players have complete freedom to move the weapon and character around, encouraging them to experiment and find the fighting style that suits them best.

Four multiplayer game modes

  • Players can charge into combat together with their clan mate warriors in Team Deathmatch and Boreal Battle modes where two teams go up against each other.
  • Boreal Claim mode consists of two teams who take turns attacking or defending a banner against the other team.
  • In Deathmatch it is everyone for themselves – the first warrior to get 20 kills wins the match!

Four different fighting styles

  • Hundreds of weapons, shields, pieces of armour and battle items for developing customized fighting styles and battle tactics.

Detailed character creation and game world

  • Create your warrior and choose their equipment, accessories and weapons and customize their appearance with jewelry, facial hair and armour dyes.
  • Explore the different fighting arenas across the Nordic mythology inspired, painting like Norvalg.

Free demo

  • Put your team fighting skills to the test with the free Boreal Blade Demo available today.
  • The demo includes the tutorial, Training hall and Yggslatr map. Demo players are also free to join all games hosted by all other players.
  • In the demo you can use the default armour and weaponry and you have the opportunity to pick up additional items and armaments from the ground.
  • Demo and full game are compatible, allowing players of both versions play together!
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