Ballistic Overkill is a fast paced PvP shooter. Select one of 7 classes, each with their own skills and weapons. Make multiple loadouts with each, creating different builds within the same character. No wimpy support classes, in Ballistic everyone is a killer!
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Mostly Positive (321 reviews) - 72% of the 321 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (3,784 reviews) - 78% of the 3,784 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 28, 2017

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July 31

1.4.0 - Hotfix

Hello everyone! Today we’re releasing a small hotfix patch to fix some reported bugs (specially the error joining match one) and apply a few balance changes. Ninja was a skill that left no room for counterplay so we’ve completely changed it. We’ve also buffed some of Wraith’s unpopular weapons to make them more competitive and increased Tank's and Vanguard's movement speed a little. You can read full patch details below!


Balance Changes

Shadow
  • Skills
    • Swiftness movement speed reduced from 15% to 12%.
    • Ninja reworked
      • Shadow loses the ability to become invisible. In return, this soldier gains +15% damage resistance, +25% melee damage and his footsteps volume is reduced by 100%.

Wraith
  • Weapons
    • Hydra clip size increased from 16 to 20
    • Demon and Firebrand damage increased (2 points)

Tank
  • General
    • Tank and all LMGs movement speed increased

Vanguard
  • General
    • Vanguard and Slayer movement speed increased

Fixes
  • We’ve made changes to fix the “error joining match” issue. After leaving a match, wait a few seconds before joining another match to avoid this issue.
  • Awareness (Marksman trait and skill) now properly detects Shadow and has a skill icon feedback.
  • Fixed an issue with Wonderdome health packs not respawning.
  • Fixed some elements missing on Hollow’s (map) sky.
  • Fixed loadouts breaking after leveling up and equipping new skills between matches.
  • Fixed duplicated player connected/disconnected messages on killfeed.
  • Refined matchmaking algorithms.

Thanks for playing and have fun!
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July 19

Acknowledging your feedback regarding the new matchmaking system

Hello guys! This week we’ve been monitoring the new matchmaking system and reading your feedback and we’ve decided to add our official servers back to server browse.

We’ve pushed some updates that improved the algorithms of the new matchmaking system and we will keep the “play now” button as we believe it’s a great tool for new players. But now, according to the veteran community feedback, you can also choose and join an official server through community servers list. The autobalance after every match will still happen on official servers.

We hope your gaming experience with Ballistic Overkill will be better with this small update!
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About This Game

  • "It's insane, fast paced, and action packed in a way that's fun, and tactical." Spifferino, Steam User
  • "Can be enjoyed by both casual and competitive gamers." Skyrunes, Steam User
  • "I've really enjoyed playing this game through different versions to watch it evolve and once it's finished it's going to be a really fantastic game." Liamdawe, Gaming on Linux

Ballistic Overkill is a fast paced PvP shooter. Easy pick up and play, no complicated setups or rules: it’s kill or be killed!
  • Over 80 weapons
  • 7 Classes
  • 10 Maps
  • 4 Game Modes
  • Steam Market integration

Classes


Select one of 7 classes, each with their own skills and weapons. Make multiple loadouts with each, creating different builds within the same character. No wimpy support classes, in Ballistic everyone is a killer!
  • Berserker – deadly close combat rushdown expert
  • Vanguard – master of field survival and assault specialist
  • Wraith – infiltrator and ranged assassin
  • Shadow – master of speed and stealth assassinations
  • Grenadier – bane of the campers and explosions maniac
  • Tank – towering machine-gun toting survival expert
  • Marksman – perceptive and adaptable intelligence specialist

Steam Market


With over 80 weapons ingame, there's ever a new way to kill your enemies in Ballistic. But even better, all weapons have droppable skins that you can trade and/or sell through the Steam Market system. Every couple of months, the drop Season changes, allowing players to drop different skins and seek different accessories.
  • Class based lockboxes
  • 2-4 drops per week
  • No keys required to open lockboxes
  • 5 different item rarities: common, advanced, special, elite and legendary
  • Collect skins to gain access to special season based accessories

Maps and Modes


From parks, to malls, to abandoned hospitals and factories, Ballistic covers a wide variety of locations in its 10 maps. Some are large and some are small, but all of them have personality and something that makes it unique. All maps have multiple game modes available, including:
  • Team Deathmatch
  • Free for All
  • Capture Point
  • King of the Hill

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8000 Series or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mountain Lion
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHZ or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mountain Lion
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8000 Series or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHZ or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8000 Series or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
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