A PvP inventory management auto battler! Buy and craft powerful items, then carefully arrange them in your backpack.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (453) - 84% of the 453 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (9,333) - 89% of the 9,333 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 8, 2024

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We have been developing Backpack Battles in close collaboration with the community in the form of a public demo for over 7 months now. We are now at the point of adding the final content needed to finish the game and want to have active community involvement in these steps as well. This especially refers to the two character classes yet missing in the demo!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Probably around 3 to 6 months, depending on when we and the community feel the game flows well.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version will feature the complete set of items, and all 4 planned classes will be included and have had multiple balance iterations.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The first Early Access version features all 4 planned characters with most of their related items.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“There will be a slight price increase with the full release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We already have a well-established community Discord with around 16,000 members. The community is actively involved in discussing mechanics, suggesting items, and balancing. Since our first demo, this game was developed in close collaboration with the community. We plan to continue a weekly content patch cycle, with hotfix patches in between.”
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About This Game

Prepare your backpack! Buy rare and legendary items and organize them to make powerful builds. Then battle other players with it!

In Backpack Battles, you fight with your backpack full of items. It matters what you buy, and especially how you place it! The smarter you place your items, the stronger you will be!

Items come in different shapes, sizes, prices, and rarities. Combine them into even stronger equipment.
Brew a powerful potion, craft a legendary weapon, or hatch a dragon friend!

You play against real builds of other players. See what they came up with, and counter them.
See how good you are in Ranked mode! Or have a relaxing time in Casual mode.
In both cases, take your time, as there are no timers at all!

Choose a class depending on your play style. Do you want heavy crits or poison damage over time?

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System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Fedora 25, Ubuntu 16.04, SteamOS, Mint 18
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space

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