Soviet Jump Game: Game Grumps’ New Pixelated Platformer Blends Battle Royale with Retro 2D Side-Scrollers

Soviet Jump Game

Soviet Jump Game Takes Everything We Love from Retro Classics and Pits Players Against Each Other in the Popular Battle Royale Format

Today, Game Grumps, in conjunction with Fantastic Passion, officially launched their highly-anticipated new game Soviet Jump Game on Steam.

Developed by Fantastic Passion and published by Game Grumps, Soviet Jump Game is a free to play battle royale pixel platformer available on Steam where a huge mass of online players duke it out until only one is left standing. Putting a modern twist on the nostalgic 2D platformer, the game pits players in a 50-person battle royale with matches lasting between 4 – 7 minutes, where you fight to survive using a wide variety of power-ups (some familiar, some completely new) or just do it old school and jump on their head! The game has been in the early access stage and after rounds of testing and updates, version 1.0 is now available!

Soviet Jump Game

“It was a really interesting challenge to merge these two genres that have never met. A huge, looping map was created with eight biomes, each one about the size of Mario’s world 1-1. Familiar concepts to Battle Royale games like the map’s shrinking radius were translated into things like The Pain Wall, where a large spiked wall spawns randomly in the map and grows outward” said Arin Hanson, co-founder of Game Grumps. “Battle Royales rely on communities, so to reach a wide audience and keep the gaming community thriving, we wanted to make the game free to play. The game also features a character customization economy, similar to games like Apex Legends and Fortnite.”

This is the second game from the multi-platform digital brand Game Grumps (who have amassed an amazing 7+ million followers online), with their first game, Dream Daddy, garnering tons of buzz and attention when it first launched in 2017.  

Check out our review of Soviet Jump Game right here!

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