Knockout City Hits 2 Million Players Following Its Free Block Party Promotion

Published 05/25/2021, 12:07 PM EDT


EA Sports’ new dodgeball-combat hybrid game Knockout City recently hit 2 million players. Since its release on May 21st, Knockout City has had a meteoric rise. The fact that the game is not as popular or expensive as some of EA’s other titles only goes on to make the achievement that much more impressive.

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On the day of the game’s launch, EA unveiled the ‘Free Block Party’ promotion. This gave potential players a chance to try the game for free during the first ten days of its life cycle. The event even hosted a launch party for the game which counted down unto its release. Players who wish to try the game can still avail of this offer until May 30.

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Knockout City invites you to the Free Block Party

Five days of the Block Party will feature exclusive content for the community to enjoy. They will get to speak about and play the game with the developers. Furthermore, North American and European players will be able to compete in a Community Tournament for the chance to win a piece of the $10,000 and $5,000 prize pools, respectively.

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Knockout City, a multiplayer dodgeball game released last week for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC. The objective of the game is very simple in that you must hit your enemies with the ball whilst not getting hit back. Players can compete against each other in teams of three with the first team that gets to ten points being crowned the winner.

It seems like EA will be introducing the famous Battle pass system to Knockout City as well. The Block Party will mark the beginning of Season One with week 2 beginning on June 1st. In addition to this, the game also offers the feature of cross-platform play and progression. This means that players can team up with their friends from any of the supported platforms or continue with the same account from a new device.

In summary, Knockout City has reached two million players in its first week of release and does not intend to slow down anytime soon. Have you played the multiplayer dodgeball game yet? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Aaron Dias is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently, he is a student at Xaviers College and is heavily invested in eSports. His interest in eSports began when he was young, with titles like FIFA, WWE, and Grand Theft Auto.

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