history of battle royale games

Battle Royale games are becoming a favorite genre of many people. Jaka wants to briefly tell you the history of the Battle Royale game so that it can be like now.

Almost every article that discusses PUBG or Free Fire games, there are always many netizens who comment, especially on social media.

This shows that the game battle royale currently boom in Indonesia, even throughout the world.

The history of this game genre is actually not too long, but ApkVenue wants to tell you game history battle royale from the beginning until now.

What is Game Battle Royale

Games battle royale is a game where the players (or can also join into a small squad) must be able to survive to be the last.

At the beginning of the game, players will usually jump from an airplane (some even from a flying bus) and land in certain places without carrying weapons.

Weapons and various equipment can be found in various locations on the map. After that, we are required to eliminate all opponents with the weapons we have.

There is a circle called Safe Zone. As time goes on, the circle gets smaller and smaller so you will soon meet the remaining enemies.

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Each player usually only has one life per game, except in certain games like Apex Legends.

When playing squad mode, usually before being killed the player will enter a phase knockdown who his teammates can help to get back to health.

A Brief History of the Game Battle Royale

Then how is the story so that the game Battle Royale can it explode like now? Come on, take a look at Jaka's review below!

Early Phase (2012-2016)

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Actually, the concept of the game battle royale has been around for a long time, even since the 90s in the Bomberman game that introduced the mode multiplayer.

After the movie The Hunger Games released in 2012, there is a mod called Survival Games for the game Minecraft inspired by the film.

Then in 2016, a Japanese developer released a game battle royale title Btoom Online inspired by the classic Japanese film titled Battle Royale.

However, this game is considered a commercial failure.

The Birth of PUBG, Fortnite, and Games Battle Royale Others (2017)

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In 2017, the release of the game Player Unknown Battlegrounds or often abbreviated as PUBG. Unlike previous games, this game is a success in the market.

This game is inspired by mod game ARMA III created by Brendan Greene which was released in 2013.

After PUBG was released in March 2017, following H1Z1 and Fortnite. These two games offer a little difference from the PUBG game with their own characteristics.

boomits Game Battle Royale (2018-present)

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The success achieved by PUBG made many developers release games battle royale their own, such as Electronic Arts, Activision, to Ubisoft.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Battlefield V, until Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in the end make fashion battle royale.

Not only shooting games have modes battle royale, even classic games like Tertris have this mode.

Of course, on cellphones, games are mushrooming Battle Royale others, like Free Fire and Rules of Survival which has quite a lot of players.

PUBG and Fortnite have finally released a version mobile-his.

The newest one, there is Apex Legends for PC, PS4, and XboX that managed to break through tens of millions of players in just a few days.

So it's a gang, short history of the game Battle Royale. It started as a movie, mod, and eventually became a very successful game genre.

Is the game Battle Royale will continue to be popular for the next few years? Or have the fans dropped because there are more exciting game genres?

Write your opinion in the comments column, yes!

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