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LawBreakers Player Count Finally Dropped to Zero on PC (Update) News 8

News 8 Update: As noted by several readers, other games seemed to experience downtime between 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET on January 10. This makes it highly likely that services for LawBreakers were also down. (This was never communicated via the game’s website or social media channels.) While writing this article, I did check another title to try and […]

Nexon Blames Underwhelming LawBreakers Sales on PUBG’s Success News 3

News 3 Publisher Nexon is blaming PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ success as responsible for the disappointing LawBreakers sales figures. In its Q3 2017 earnings report, Nexon mentioned PUBG by name, stating that the game made “the market environment very tough for first-person shooters in general and LawBreakers.” Our results in North America in the third quarter were below our outlook, mainly due to the sales […]

Huge LawBreakers Double XP Event Inbound, Holiday Sale Slashes Prices in Half News 0

News 0 “Sleigh” the holidays with LawBreakers’ winter celebrations. First up is a huge period of double XP, starting December 21 and ending January 4. Second, if you (or your friends, etc.) don’t yet own the game, it will soon have its priced slash in half on both PC and PS4 (NA). See below for the full details and exact times […]

LawBreakers Update Adds Season Rewards, Bug Fixes & More News 0

News 0 Patch 2.1 for LawBreakers adds new “Season Rewards” for Boss Leagues Season 0, which can be exchanged November 30. In addition to this, various Boss League UIs have been fixed, and more. You can find the full list of LawBreakers patch notes below: – Season Rewards added for Boss Leagues Season 0. These rewards can be redeemed […]

LawBreakers Free Weekend Happening This Week, Get It at a Discount for a Limited Time News 0

News 0 Boss Key Productions is still pushing hard with LawBreakers even if it most gamers aren’t biting. Well, just to jump start things, a LawBreakers free weekend is happening this week for PC! Set to kick off tomorrow, November 9, the LawBreakers free weekend event starts at 10 a.m. PT and will last until November 12, […]

Lawbreakers Update Makes Loot Drops More Generous, Tweaks Quick Match & More News 0

News 0 Boss Key has released patch notes for both PC and PlayStation 4 version of the game. The latest LawBreakers update 2.0.1 is rolling out now. The developer has increased the loot drop rates, giving a better chance of Advanced or a higher rarity item, removed Skirmish until a new mode is ready, and made minor bug fixes. […]

Cliff Bleszinski on Press Reporting LawBreakers Low Player Count: They’re Looking for Clicks News 1

News 1 It’s no secret that LawBreakers has had a hard time engaging players since it’s release. While it’s unfortunate that the gaming populace hasn’t really embraced LawBreakers as much as Boss Key Productions would have liked, we (the gaming press) still have to report on these things. Well, apparently, the only reason we’re doing it is […]

LawBreakers Keeps on Kicking: Biggest Content Drop to Date Launching October 19 News 0

News 0 LawBreakers isn’t going to go quietly, that’s for sure! Despite a not-so-impressive player count, Boss Key Productions is still ramping up work on new content for the game. Next up is the “All-Star update,” which includes the “long-awaited competitive ranked mode, Boss Leagues.” Scroll down to catch up on the other content coming to the game […]

Cliff Bleszinksi on LawBreakers Going F2P: I Wouldn’t Rule It Out in the Future News 0

News 0 Much has been said regarding LawBreakers abysmal fan reception since release. While some games have come back from weak launches, LawBreakers‘ standing isn’t exactly something you’d call healthy. Case in point: over on SteamCharts, the game has a 24-hour peak of only 73 players for the day, with 51 currently playing. While Boss Key Productions […]

LawBreakers Free Weekend Gets a Trailer, These Are “The Weapons Available to You” News 0

News 0 LawBreakers will be free to play this weekend on Steam. You’ll be able to download and start playing from 10 a.m. PT on September 28. The free-to-play trial will last until October 2. Interested to know the weapons available to you this weekend? Find the video below: In life, fortune favors the prepared mind. In […]

LawBreakers New Map “Namsan” Gets Its Own Trailer, Say Hello to Mascot Spacey News 0

News 0 Yesterday’s LawBreakers patch introduced the new map “Namsan.” Boss Key has given the new locale its own dedicated trailer. You can view the game’s first post-launch additional map in the trailer below. It also introduces you to the mascot, Spacey. The inaugural post-launch map release is Namsan, the first map set outside a post-shattering United […]

LawBreakers Patch Notes 1.4 Released, Update Aims to “Increase Average Lifespans Across the Board” News 0

News 0 Boss Key has released the patch notes for today’s Lawbreakers update 1.4. Their main aim with this patch, is to “increase average lifespans across the board.” There’s also a new map, sound and disconnection bug fixes, and more.  Talking specifically about keeping players alive, Boss Key are increasing health for every role, giving all players health […]

Cliff Belszinksi: I Have to Keep LawBreakers “Alive,” PS4 Version “Doing Fine” News 0

News 0 It’s no secret that Boss Key Production’s LawBreakers is struggling right now to hold on its paltry player base. As of the time of this writing, the 24-hour peak is at just a 184 on Steam, which is very low — especially if you consider it hasn’t even been out for more than 30 days. […]

LawBreakers Update 1.3 Is Out for PS4 and PC, Adds New Map, Kick Decals and More News 0

News 0 Boss Key has released a new LawBreakers update over the weekend and it adds a ton of new stuff to the shooter. Prepare for a new map variant, new ways to check XP, a bunch of gameplay tweaks and qualit of life improvements. Before we dive into the patch notes, one of the big new […]

LawBreakers DLC Schedule for Q4 2017 Revealed, Addresses Low Player Count News 0

News 0 Just a few days ago, Boss Key Productions teased the upcoming LawBreakers DLC schedule where it announced that new characters, maps and more will be added for free soon-ish. Now, in a post on the game’s official site, Boss Key has popped the lid and given us the LawBreakers DLC roadmap for Q4 2017! There’s […]

LawBreakers DLC Roadmap Includes New Maps, Classes, Features and More News 0

News 0 While Boss Key Production’s LawBreakers is having quite a rough time in its first month of release, the studio is still hiking on with content for the fast-paced first-person shooter. In a tweet by the official LawBreakers account, it teased the LawBreakers DLC roadmap by showing an image of the planned content drop, which will […]

LawBreakers Player Count Drops Below 500 on PC Less Than a Month After Launch News 7

News 7 We’ve already documented how Boss Key’s debut game, LawBreakers, has had a tough time in roping players in post-launch. We even made a video feature about it, and even reported what Cliff Bleszinksi thinks about all of this as well. Well, sad to say, things doesn’t seem to be looking better. Over on Steam, LawBreakers […]

LawBreakers Update 1.1 Implements Balance Changes & “Crucial Bug Fixes and Improvements” News 0

News 0 The first post-launch patch is coming to LawBreakers on PC. Update 1.1 includes a bunch of gameplay balance changes, while also squashing some nasty bugs. It’s not yet clear when the update will hit PS4, but it shouldn’t be too long of a wait for console players. Here’s the full list of changes that update 1.1 brings: […]

Cliff Bleszinski Speaks Out on Lukewarm LawBreakers Reception News 2

News 2 While we reported on LawBreakers‘ less-than-impressive player count numbers at launch, it seems the studio behind it, Boss Key Productions — or at least the studio’s CEO, Cliff Bleszinski, — isn’t that worried about it so far. In an interview with Eurogamer, Bleszinski was asked about how there doesn’t seem to be enough people playing […]

5 Reasons Why LawBreakers Has Failed — LawBreakers Low Player Count Discussion News 12

News 12 Following LawBreakers‘ disappointing PC launch numbers, I went ahead and put together a video feature listing the reasons which may have caused the game to have failed. These include the low interest at launch, the genre being tired, the free access to trial the game, and more.  Sure, it’s early days, and the game could well […]

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