The online shooter category is becoming increasingly crowded thanks to the releases of battle-royale titles like PUBG Mobile and console style shooters like Shadowgun Legends. Gameloft’s latest game, Dead Rivals, will soon be entering the fray, and it does have a few things that set it apart.
Dead Rivals is a crafting focused online shooter / RPG hybrid where players pick their class, and are tasked with constantly improving their gear and shelter in order to survive in the game’s post-apocalyptic world. The game promises to let players team up to complete the game’s MMORPG-style quests and take out the game’s endless zombie hordes. Players looking for some PVP action are promised plenty of opportunities to take out the competition.
Pre-registration for the game is currently online available on Google Play in certain countries. Gamers can also register on the game’s official website. Pre-registration rewards will be based on the total number of pre-registrations, here is what’s up for grabs:
- Survival Pack: 5000 Food, 5000 Seeds, 2 x Lumber I , 2 x Bricks I, 2 x Rebar I
- Apocolypse Pack: 10 x Metal II, 10 x Armor Scraps II, 2 x Weapon Plating, 2 x Armor Plating
- Assault Pack: 20 x Metal I, 20 x Armor Scraps I, 2 x Weapon Recalibrator I, 2 x Weapon Enhancer I
- Dead Ringer Pack: 300 Gems, 40 Fashion Coupons
Although the rewards are based on the number of pre-registrations, the numbers required are not disclosed. Instead users are shown a meter with reward packs being given at the meter’s 25%, 50%, 75%, and 100% milestones.
The online zombie shooter / action RPG has been available in the Philippines for some time as part of its soft launch, and it is also available in Australia and New Zealand.
Dead Rivals will be free and contain in app purchases. Here is an excerpt from the game’s description and a trailer with more information:
Explore a vast open world, customize your hero, build your arsenal and rule the PvP battlefields!
Fight for survival and explore a vast post-apocalyptic open world in the first zombie Action RPG for mobile! Journey into the wastelands and discover the cause of the zombie outbreak as you band together or form rivalries with thousands of other MMO players!
Pick your class, customize your character, build your shelter, raid your rivals, craft an arsenal of weapons, develop your skills, and crush your opponents in highly competitive PvP battles! If you love shooting up zombies and are tired of tiny maps and repetitive gameplay, Dead Rivals will blow you away!
Interested? Check out the zombie shooter on Google Play.