Pick and create characters to fight to the death in this action-packed nonsensical arena simulation.
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Very Positive (669) - 86% of the 669 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 22, 2016

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February 23


Arena fans!

ULTIMATE ARENA: SHOWDOWN (The sequel / remake of Ultimate Arena) is now available on Steam and if you own Ultimate Arena you can get it for 50% off through the end of March!

Check out the store page here!

Click this for the 50% discount!
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January 10

Ultimate Arena v2.3 Out Now!

Hey Arena Fans,

Update 2.3 is rolling out as we speak, if it doesn't pop up for you try restarting the Steam client.

Bug Fixes:
-Fixed a crash after hitting "Go Back" in the character editor
-Fixed an error where multi-person custom updates wouldn't appear
-Fixed an error where you couldn't unpause the game

Various performance improvements have also been made. We hope you had a fun time playing Ultimate Arena and are looking forward to the sequel ULTIMATE ARENA: SHOWDOWN!

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About This Game

Many will enter, one will win.

It has taken a few millennia for the art of the arena to be perfected, but we've finally done it. Ultimate Arena puts you in charge of the greatest battle royale, the one that you pick who fights and the conditions they fight under. Take charge by setting up landmines, deploying care packages, and initiating arena events.

Create characters, all the little sayings they make, the battle cries, the final speeches, or perhaps create new events like rabid kittens that fall from the sky, a poisonous fog that eats humans alive, or maybe a rogue robot that feeds on living flesh! Your imagination and the limited amount of space left on your SSD are the limit! Share your characters and events with friends on the Steam Workshop and soon you'll have a collection of billions upon billions of unique experiences inside the Ultimate Arena.

Like tinkering with code? We've open sourced Ultimate Arena, now anyone can request features or even write them into the game yourself! As time goes on more and more features will be added to make the world's most advanced arena simulator even better!

Ultimate Arena left Early Access in August of 2016 and has had 2 major updates since. The latest is "Staycation Nation", a tribute to all of the Americans staying at home during the summer and cracking open a cold one with the boys. It's your job to create the most exciting Staycation or die trying.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo @ 2GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
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