What was originally announced for PC back in E3 last year, Ubisoft’s Roller Champions – a team-based free-to-play sports game – has been confirmed for Nintendo Switch and other platforms. You can check out the gameplay trailer below:
Here’s an overview of the game:
Champions is a new sports sensation delivering exhilarating and fast-paced team player-versus-player gameplay—on wheels. Two teams of three players are pitted against each other in arenas around the world, and players are cheered on by crowds of roaring fans as they acquire the ball, pass it to teammates and dodge and tackle opponents to score a goal in the illuminated hoop that appears above the rink.
The closed alpha provides players the opportunity to share their feedback with the development team as well as earn a reward; a phase-exclusive in-game outfit that they can keep when the game launches. In the closed alpha, players will be able to experience the fast-paced action and new features, including:
- Character Customization: Players can create a character and choose from a list of 70 items to customize their character including gloves, skates, clothes and helmet/hair styles.
- New Arena: Curvature, elevation and other environmental elements provide improved navigation and gameplay, and players will be able to experience the biggest and most impressive arena yet, Chichen Itza.
- New Moves: Players can check out exciting moves, including the extended tackle and the air tackle, as well as new team moves like the grapple boost, grapple double jump and grapple double pump.