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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has seen critical success since its launch in 2020. Ever since launch, it’s price people about 20 bucks to leap in, and solely PlayStation and PC gamers have been in a position to decide it up. That’s altering this summer time, because the game will make its debut on Xbox consoles and Nintendo Switch. Even higher, it’ll be free for everybody on each platform.
This is an enormous deal for each Fall Guys followers and the builders at Mediatonic. For the followers, it means new locations to play with buddies through cross-play — that’s where the studio work is available in. The game already helps cross-play and cross-progression between the PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 variations of the game. That can be prolonged to the Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch variations as properly. It’s not a simple process, nevertheless it’s actually appreciated.
A free Legacy Pack for present gamers is far appreciated too. Those who already personal Fall Guys aren’t getting shortchanged by the game switching to a free-to-play mannequin — they’re getting a bonus. The Legacy Pack consists of three new costume variants for the king, the viking, and the hotdog swimsuit appears to be like. It additionally comes with the very applicable Free Falling participant title. Last and definitely not least, it features a full season cross. Considering that passes and costumes price further cash, the Legacy Pack greater than matches the $20 buy-in that present prospects have paid. The pack, together with all the brand new free-to-play variations of Fall Guys, arrives on Tuesday, June 21, as introduced by Mediatonic.
Going free-to-play can also be an incentive for newcomers to open their wallets for brand spanking new season passes, costumes, and crossover content material, since these will proceed. Fall Guys has already crossed over with the likes of PlayStation’s Astro franchise, indie darling Bugsnax, and the traditional claymation movie The Nightmare Before Christmas.