Knockout City cross-play beta set for April 2 to 4

New trailer highlights cross-play beta gameplay features.

Knockout City

The cross-play beta for Knockout City will run from April 2 to 4 across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam and Origin, publisher Electronic Arts and developer Velan Studios announced. Sign-ups are available here.

Here are the latest details, via Electronic Arts:

Cross-Play Beta

Players will get to dive into everything they loved from the first beta and then some, including new gameplay features like the Back Alley Brawl map, the Sniper Ball, epic customizations and the 1v1 Face-Off playlist. In total, the cross-play beta will include four maps, five different balls, two modes (three-versus-three and one-versus-one) and unlock more customization items. Fans can sign up here, with more details to come!

New Gameplay Trailer

The new gameplay trailer revealed during Sony’s State of Play event not only showcases the new gameplay features that will be included in the cross-play beta, but also what makes Knockout City stand apart from other multiplayer experiences—positioning, timing and teamwork. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Trick shots to catch your opponents off guard, like the dreaded Fake Throw.
  • Ultimate Throws that launch your teammates into the air for a huge, instant-KO explosion on impact.
  • A deep progression system that provides hundreds of options for modifying your style based on the unique personality of you and your Crew.
  • A look at some of Knockout City’s maps where the different environments have unique mechanics for any scuffles that might occur.
  • Special Balls that keep gameplay interesting, like the Sniper Ball that locks onto targets from across the map, the Bomb Ball that will explode on your opponent and more.
  • A variety of modes to play, including 1v1 and Team KO featuring three-versus-three action.

Knockout City is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam and Origin on May 21.

Watch the new trailer below.

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