Magic-based free-to-play battle royale Spellbreak from developer Proletariat launched on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC last September. We were overall pretty enthusiastic about the game in our review, except that the game felt a bit lacking in content. Spellbreak Chapter 2: The Fracture might change that though. The update is live now with a launch trailer to show off what’s new.
Spellbreak Chapter 2 adds competitive Leagues, the objective-based Dominion mode, quest-based story content, improved matchmaking, map updates, new Talents, and more cosmetic items, among other things. Dominion introduces five-versus-five matches where players are trying to take control of three strategic locations on the map “while exiling as many opponents as possible.” Leagues provide ranked play in Dominion, being able to advance “to Legend status and collecting exclusive badges and other cosmetic rewards.”
If you’re the odd duck who actually cares about story in a battle royale, then you’ll be pleased to hear Spellbreak Chapter 2: The Fracture continues on where Chapter 1: The Spellstorm left off. Twelve weeks of free story quests capturing the battle between Vowbreakers and Vowkeepers will be interwoven into the core gameplay.
If you fell off this game at any point, Proletariat is working hard to convince you that now is the time to come back.