The long-awaited PvP FPS shooting game Splitgate’s Season 0 goes live today.
Splitgate is a Free to play Multiplayer Arena-based FPS game, developed by 1047 studios. The game was released on early access in late March of 2019 on Windows and an overhauled version for consoles on July 27, 2021. The gameplay incorporates Sci-Fi combat like Halo along with the use of Portals.
Splitgate, popularly dubbed as the spiritual successor to Portal, raised $6.5 Million USD for development by the Nevada-based studio. The game attracted a lot of attention with its release on Steam 2 years ago. With the release on console, the attention only multiple as the game surpassed 600,000 downloads in just the first week.
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With the launch of the game’s full version, the game kicks off its first Season dubbed “Season 0” This brings in a new map, a new battle pass with a whopping 100 levels, a new Zombie game mode, and more.
Splitgate Season 0 Launch
It’s an incredible day for everyone at the studio! All the progress we’ve made during the Beta was no small task, and all that work has resulted in what you’ll see in Season 0. On to the Patch Notes!
Karman Station – A reimagining of the original map, Outpost. Karman Station replaces Outpost on our roster of Maps. Those of you who played before the Beta will recognize the similarities, but most importantly, the improvements!
Season 0 Battle Pass – The Battle Pass has 100 Levels of brand-new items, exclusive to the Pass! Included in the Pass are: New Armors, Weapon Skins, Name Tags, Banners, and a Portal Skin! Season Challenges are fully unlocked with the BP!
Contamination – New asymmetrical mode with two teams. The “Contaminated” team starts with Bats only and seeks to frag the “Human” team, who have shotguns. When a Human team member dies, they respawn on the Contaminated team. Game ends when time runs out or if all players are contaminated.
Casual Team Rumble – A new casual playlist with various game modes too wacky for normal casual! Game modes include Contamination, Big Head Snipers, Splitball, and more!
Final Kill Cam – Feature added by popular demand, you can now see the final kill of the game!
Pistol Rework – Balance Changes: Fully Auto, .125 fire rate,15.5 body, 17.5 head
Quality Of Life Changes:
Aim Assist slider – Some of you requested that you be able to turn off/scale down the Aim Assist for controllers. 100% Aim Assist = what the Aim Assist has been before this update.
Overtime – King of the Hill, VIP, and Oddball now has Overtime.
Doing all Daily Challenges gives a drop.
New Referral Pass – 9 Levels with new items! New referrals will only count towards the new referral pass.
Custom Games Browser – added searching and filtering.
You can now shoot portals through the bodies of allies.
Killcam is enabled in all modes now (ex: SWAT). We saw your petition.
Ranks – More Elo Divisions have been added. i.e. ELO 3000 =Diamond 1, ELO 3300 = Diamond 4, etc.
Team switching – custom games option for switching teams during the match.
Pickup zone text visibility improvements.
Updated Hills and DOM points on certain maps.
Hill Mesh updated.
Beta BP bug fixed – You can equip items 11-15 from the Beta Battle Pass in your locker. (Beta Fish is happy)
Footstep audio fixed.
Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes.
More server optimizations.
This is the beginning of a new era for Splitgate which means you can expect more updates and enhancements in the near future!
See you in the Arena!
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