Roller Champions Looked To R6 Siege, For Honor, And Hyper Scape When Making Live-Service Plan

Roller Champions did not launch with a Season 1 like many other live service games. Instead, Ubisoft Montreal's roller derby-inspired game was released with a preseason, one that has a smaller battle pass and not many planned limited-time events. It's essentially launched in early access, without actually being early access, giving the team the room to shift gears ahead of Season 1 if need be."We're like 50% set in stone of where we want to go--the other 50% allows us to react, to be able to fix bugs on the fly," Roller Champions live ops manager Naomi Barnes told GameSpot. "Currently anything that we need to fix on the client side we'll throw into Season 1. If there's anything we can fix that's just a quick server update, we'll do that, though."The Roller Champions team arrived at this plan of action after seeing how Ubisoft's other live service games have faired over the years--both those that have gone on to be successful and ones that have quickly failed.Continue Reading at GameSpot

Roller Champions Looked To R6 Siege, For Honor, And Hyper Scape When Making Live-Service Plan

Roller Champions did not launch with a Season 1 like many other live service games. Instead, Ubisoft Montreal's roller derby-inspired game was released with a preseason, one that has a smaller battle pass and not many planned limited-time events. It's essentially launched in early access, without actually being early access, giving the team the room to shift gears ahead of Season 1 if need be.

"We're like 50% set in stone of where we want to go--the other 50% allows us to react, to be able to fix bugs on the fly," Roller Champions live ops manager Naomi Barnes told GameSpot. "Currently anything that we need to fix on the client side we'll throw into Season 1. If there's anything we can fix that's just a quick server update, we'll do that, though."

The Roller Champions team arrived at this plan of action after seeing how Ubisoft's other live service games have faired over the years--both those that have gone on to be successful and ones that have quickly failed.

Continue Reading at GameSpot