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Lucid Games - Switchblade Announcement


Liverpool, UK - 15th September, 2017

Switch weapon , switch vehicle, switch tactics...

Lucid Games proudly announces the official Closed Beta for Switchblade, a dynamic new vehicle action game for PC and PlayStation®4, developed using the power of Unreal Engine 4.

From a team that has worked on titles such as Project Gotham Racing, Blur and Geometry wars, Switchblade is an arena-based 5v5 vehicular shooter that combines high-octane combat with an ever-shifting array of strategic choices. Seamlessly switch between heavily armed vehicles at any time to create endless tactical choices. Chase down a rival in a speedy fighter, then swap to a heavy-duty battlewagon to attack your competitor’s tower as your teammates switch between healers & artillery to back you up.

Win battles, grab loot and create your own unique online superstar as you rise through the ranks of a spectacular e-sport championship.   

'We've got so much experience with driving games at our studio, but in a race there's only ever one winner.’ said Craig Howard, Creative Director at Lucid Games. ‘We wanted to make a game that more than one person can win, a true team game and one that rewards tactics as much as reactions’

Switchblade will be released as a Free-to-Play title on PC and PS4 in early 2018.

PC and PS4 Closed Beta

Sign up for Switchblade’s PC and PS4 closed beta from today, 15th September 2017 at our official website www.switchbladegame.com

You can also meet the developers and play Switchblade with the public at the EGX expo in  Birmingham NEC from 21st-24 Sept 2017.

Learn more about the Switchblade at the official website:


The Official Switchblade launch trailer:


Social Media Links

Join the Switchblade conversation on:

Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PlaySwitchblade/ ),

Twitter (https://twitter.com/Switchbladegame),

and official forums (http://www.switchbladegame.com/forums )

NVIDIA Shadow Play

With NVIDIA ShadowPlay Highlights integrated into Switchblade at launch, players' best moments are identified by the game and automatically captured. With NVIDIA Ansel,  you can take unique screenshots that were once impossible to frame and snap.

About Lucid Games

Established in 2011 by senior developers from Bizarre Creations, Lucid set itself out to be a small team with big ideas and the skills to deliver them. Now in 2017, with more than 50 highly experienced developers, Lucid’s team has worked on some of the biggest gaming franchises to come out of the UK in the last 20 years, including the BAFTA-winning Project Gotham Series, Geometry Wars, Wipeout and Blur. www.lucidgames.co.uk

Media Contacts

Nareice Wint, Lucid Games Ltd.  nareice.wint@lucidgames.co.uk

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