Announced today from nWay Games: Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid v1.3 has been released!
Introducing three new characters for the Season 1 Pass, balance changes, matchmaking updates as well as CROSS-PLAY and CROSS-PROGRESSION for Xbox One and Nintendo Switch; this update is a major boost for the game.
Check out the full details below as well as new screenshots and trailer courtesy of nWay Games!
San Francisco – July 10, 2019 – Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid v1.3 Update
We will be releasing our first two Season One characters: Trey of Triforia and Jen Scotts, which will be followed by Lord Zedd in a future update. Players can purchase each individual character digitally for $6.99 or the full Season One Pass for $14.99, which includes all three characters along with a bonus character skin.
Trey of Triforia: The original Gold Zeo Ranger, Trey was an alien from the planet Triforia who came to Earth to help the Zeo Rangers battle the Machine Empire. There, he was attacked and split into three separate beings, forcing him to temporarily transfer his Gold Ranger powers to veteran ex-Ranger Jason Lee Scott.
Jen Scotts: Jen Scotts assumed the role of leader of the Time Force when her fiancé, the Red Time Force Ranger, was killed by an escaping criminal named Ransik. Fearless, determined and compassionate, Jen and her team did everything they could to track down Ransik and bring him to justice.
Lord Zedd (Coming Soon): The self-proclaimed “Emperor of Evil,” Lord Zedd has conquered and enslaved much of the galaxy. Initially leaving the “insignificant” Earth for Rita Repulsa to conquer, he returns to punish her for her failure and finish what she started.
Jason Lee Scott – Red Dragon Shield (skin): After Tommy Oliver, the Green Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, was killed by Lord Drakkon, an evil version of Tommy from an alternate dimension, Jason inherited the Dragon Shield and Dragon Dagger. With their added strength and the ability to summon the Dragonzord, Jason was able to lead the other Rangers in the fight against Lord Drakkon.
Also available will be the second free update (v1.3) that introduces several previously unreleased features.
- The v1.3 update vastly improves the game’s social play and matchmaking, including Direct Match, which lets friends or any two specific players match up against each other.
- The game now also enables crossplay between Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, where players across the two gaming platforms can battle against each other in Ranked, Casual, or Direct Matches.
- Crossplay helps players find matches faster against similarly skilled players and opens up a larger matchmaking pool, making the game more competitive.
- Crossplay is enabled by nWayPlay, nWay’s recently announced game development platform, which offers a player ID and social system, allowing friends to find each other across platforms.
- nWayPlay also enables cross-progression between Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, so players can carry progress made on one platform to another.
Both the Season One Pass and the free update are available for digital download via the PlayStation Store, Nintendo eShop and Microsoft Store. More information is at https://battleforthegrid.com/.
nWay is the game studio behind Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Power Rangers: Legacy Wars and ChronoBlade. The company’s proprietary engine makes fast-paced, synchronous multiplayer gameplay possible across multiple gaming platforms. Based in San Francisco and Seoul, nWay is comprised of leading developers and senior executives from Sony, Electronic Arts, WB Games, LucasArts, Kabam, Nexon and NCSoft. Collectively, the team has contributed to over a dozen hit mobile, console, and online games, including Marvel Contest of Champions, Injustice, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Dominations, FIFA, Battlefield Online, Lineage II, and Warhammer. nWay is backed by Ridge Ventures, March Capital, Baseline Ventures, Translink Capital, and WI Harper. For more information, visit www.nway.com.
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