The WormsTM make their next generation console debut
Sold Out and Team17 today announced the launch of Worms™ Battlegrounds, available from today in retail stores across the UK for the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system from select retailers, priced at the SRP of £34.99.
The award-winning Worms™ franchise make its debut on next generation consoles, having seen it already appear on over 25 other platforms since its introduction back in 1995.
Worms™ Battlegrounds is the most fully featured version of Worms™ yet and features:
- 25 Single Player story missions
- 10 ‘Worm‐Ops’ time attack missions
- 5 Environments: Inca, Viking, Feudal Japan, Industrial Revolution and Prehistoric
- Multiplayer Deathmatch and Fort modes
- Landscape Editor
- Clan Support including Clan Emblem Editor
- 65 Weapons and Utilities including 10 outrageous new items: Mega Mortar, Gravedigger, Winged Monkey, Oxygen, Worm Charm, Bovine Blitz, Whoopsie Cushion, Teleport Raygun, Aqua Pack and The Equiliser
- Day to Night Lighting Transitions
- Physics Based Contraptions
- Over 200 individual customisation items for the worms
- 4 Improved Worm Classes including new special abilities
- 30% Larger Landscapes
- DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller’s Light Bar dynamically changes colour depending on your worm’s scenario. Watch as the Light Bar glows red for attacks and explosions, blue when your worm is submerged in dynamic water and green to indicate that your worm is poisoned (PS4 version only).
- Weapon Gestures. Assign up to four weapons for quick select using the DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller’s Touch Pad (PS4 version only).
- Companion website. Keep track of your stats on the go! (PS4 version only)
- SmartGlass companion app. Keep track of your stats on the go! (Xbox One version only)
“We are incredibly proud to be working with Team17 on such an iconic franchise,” said Garry Williams, Licencing Director, Sold Out. “Bringing the Worms franchise to retail on the next generation of consoles is an honour and Worms Battlegrounds is the ultimate in worm warfare. Worm warmongering has never been so much fun and we hope gamers of all ages will enjoy cosy nights in blowing each other up.”
Worms™ Battlegrounds is out now and available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at boxed retail.