Brawlhalla is an epic platform fighter for up to 8 players online or locally. And it's free! Join casual free-for-alls, queue for ranked matches, or make a custom room with your friends. Millions of players. Frequent updates. Over thirty unique legends. Come fight for glory in the halls of Valhalla!
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June 13

Patch 3.23 - New Ranked Season, Grumpy Temple art & music, Elemental Chest, bug fixes, and more!


Welcome to Patch 3.23! In this jam-packed patch we will welcome Ranked Season 9 with a new reward you can spend your hard-earned Glory on: The Goldforged Color scheme! We also have added the Elemental Chest and have reworked the art of Grumpy Temple with a brand new soundtrack as well. Additionally, we have done controller fixes, bug fixes, controller customization updates, changed the weekly Legend rotation, added new sales items and a new BotW!

Map - Grumpy Temple
  • Revamped art and a brand new soundtrack!
  • Battle to please the Grumpy Gods!
Brawl of the Week - Brawlball Bash!

This week’s Brawl of the Week is Brawlball, where you and your team try to snag the ball and juke or pass past your opponents, so you can hold it in their goal to score!
  • Queue alone or with friends!
  • 3v3 Brawlball
  • First team to score 3 wins!
Mallhalla
  • Goldforged color scheme now available under the ranked tab and can be purchased with Glory.
  • New Elemental Chest!
    • Three exclusives skins in this limited-time chest: Stormlord Ada, Inferno Ragnir, and Dust Devil Cassidy.
  • We also have new sale items, come check them out!
Controller
  • Fixed an issue with Switch Controller Pro Controller for Mac.
  • PS4 & Steam: The "Pick Up with Quick Attack" option for controllers has been moved into the controls screen.
  • Steam: Players using the same type of controller are now able to have different custom bindings.
  • When customizing controller controls, there is now a new "Apply & Save" button next to the "Apply" button.
    • "Apply" will now only bind the custom controls to the current controller and will no longer save them or override the controls for any other controllers.
    • "Save & Apply" will do the same as "Apply" but will also save those bindings as the default scheme for that controller (but will *not* override the controls for other players).
New Ranked Season!
Season 9 – Rewards and Soft Elo reset!

If you’re new to Seasons, here’s some information you should know. You’re going to have a soft elo reset, and you’ll also receive Glory, the currency you receive for playing ranked. You can use it in the Ranked section of Mallhalla to get special colors and weapon skins to show your dedication to your favorite Legend. We hope you enjoy your rewards and enjoy the New Season!Note: Current Seasons for each platform are Season 9 (PC) and Season 4 (PS4).

Soft Elo Reset Formula

Soft Elo Reset is based on your current elo at the end of the season.

1v1 and 2v2 Personal Rating
  • Under 1400: New Elo = Old Elo
  • Over 1400: New Elo = 1400 + (Old Elo – 1400) / (3 – (3000 – Old Elo) / 800)
2v2 Team and Legend Rating
  • 2v2 Team & Legend Ratings have been brought closer to 750.
  • Under 2000: Elo = (Elo + 375) / 1.5
  • Over 2000, we aggressively brought you back down as a way of resetting the top tiers. Diamond level players will be reset to high gold or low platinum.
Glory Earnings Calculation

Glory earned is based on a combination of your Highest Peak Rating (highest 1v1, 2v2, team, or Legend rating/elo) and total Wins. This was designed in order to reward both skill and dedication for those who pursue Glory. You gain 20 Glory per win up to 150 wins, which gets you 3000 Glory. After 150 wins, each subsequent win gives you slightly less. Note: There is a minimum requirement of 10 games played to be eligible for Glory based on your rating. You can also use: http://www.brawlhalla.com/glory-calculator/ for a convenient estimate of what your Elo and Glory gained after reset will be.

Ranked Borders from Season 8 (PC) and Season 3 (PS4)

If you placed in gold or better in your best rating, you are given a ranked border that people will see in the match preview screen. There are ranked borders for gold, platinum, and diamond tiers. These will last for one season and will be updated again after the new season comes to a close.Your border from any previous season does not carry over or have any impact on your current border reward.

Ranked Avatars from Season 8 (PC) and Season 3 (PS4)

Ranked Avatars include prestigious versions for those who’ve placed in high ranks during previous seasons. For example, if you placed in Platinum last season and Gold this season you’ll receive the upgraded versions of the Competitor’s Badge and Gold Emblem. You will still have your original Platinum Emblem avatar from previous seasons.You must play a minimum of 10 games to receive ranked avatars / borders at ANY rank.
  • Competitor’s Badge: Awarded to anyone who plays 10 Ranked Games or more.
  • Gold Emblem: Awarded to players who finish at Gold or above.
  • Platinum Emblem: Awarded to players who finish at Platinum or above.
  • Diamond Emblem: Awarded to players who finish at Diamond.
  • Upgraded versions of Ranked Avatars are awarded to those who have earned the same Avatar in any previous seasons.
5th & 6th Tier Ranked Avatar Upgrade Information For players who have reached the 5th Tier of an avatar by reaching a certain rank or higher for five total seasons: the 5th Tier of that avatar will stay in your inventory permanently! Congratulations on your achievements! The 6th Tier Avatar, for those who have reached a certain rank or higher for six total seasons, will take on a brand new look! These avatars will grow more and more prestigious with each subsequent seasonal repeat up to Tier 10, at which point the Tier 10 avatar will remain in your inventory permanently. In short, every 5 Tiers of avatars, you’ll keep the most awesome, most decked out version permanently, and then start work on a new version for subsequent tiers for 6-10, 11-15, and so on.

New Ranked Color Scheme - Goldforged!

Beyond glory there is immortality! A new ranked color scheme has arrived! Goldforged color scheme is only purchasable with Glory and requires the Skyforged color scheme of that same Legend to have already been purchased.

Legend Rotation

This week’s Legend rotation includes: Hattori, Yumiko, Wu Shang, Nix, Ragnir and Jiro.
  • Hattori - A gifted ninja with unparalleled skill with the Sword and Spear has discovered Valhalla. Will she find any worthy challengers there?
  • Yumiko - Holding the appearance of a blind seamstress, this centuries old fox spirit has been brought into battle wielding her Magical Hammer and Bow!
  • Wu Shang - Using the way of peace, discipline and martial arts, he takes down his foes with Spear and Gauntlets!
  • Nix - Led by a thousand year hunt, this reaper, armed with both Blasters and Scythe, has found herself new bounty in Valhalla.
  • Ragnir - This apex predator, whose home is in the Fangwild, now ventures outward using his Katars and Axe to take on the rest of the Legends in Valhalla!
  • Jiro - Trained as a child by a powerful and secret shinobi family, Jiro comes into the arena with not only Scythe and Sword but shadow clones as well!
Bug Fixes

Fixed an extremely rare bug, where a player could appear as the Random silhouette in practice mode while waiting for matchmaking.
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May 30

Patch 3.22 - New Legend: Lin Fei, animation improvements, bug fixes, and more!

Welcome to Patch 3.22! We are excited to announce Lin Fei, defender of the innocent and teacher of the lost ways. She is a great teacher who has developed her own fighting style, the ‘Way of the Iron Dragon',’which utilizes her Cannon, Katars, and an ancestral dragon-spirit. Aside from Lin Fei, we also have made some animation tweaks, bug fixes and more controller support. Also, this is the last two weeks before season reset, so get out there and get Brawlin’!

New Legend - Lin Fei!
  • Lin Fei “The Teacher”
  • Weapons: Katars, Cannon
  • Stats: 3 Strength, 8 Dex, 4 Armor, 7 Speed
Lin Fei enters Brawlhalla with 3 additional skins:
  • Xianxia Lin Fei - “Assault of the Jade Mask.”
  • Daomadan Lin Fei - “Voice of the ages shakes the pillars.”
  • Zhulong Lin Fei - “Dragon wakes the mountain.”

BotW - Betrayal!

This weeks BotW is “Betrayal!”. Queue up against 2 other Players in a 3 minute FFA game. Score 2 points for KOing an enemy, lose 1 point for being KO'd. Can you survive the ever shifting alliances and score the most points at the end to win?
  • 3 Player FFA!
  • Most points at the end wins!
Controller
  • Added support for Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for MAC.
  • Added Windows support for Mad Catz Street Fighter V Arcade FightStick TES+
Animation
  • Made several small tweaks to Katar animations to reduce the amount of clipping that happens on certain skins.
Legend Rotation

This week’s Legend Rotation includes: Isaiah, Mirage, Ulgrim, Diana, Val and Bödvar.
  • Isaiah - Major Isaiah Marshall, OEL’s special forces commander is at your service. He utilizes Cannon and Blasters with the help of his drone, equipped with a cloaking device and rockets at its disposal!
  • Mirage - An occultist, martial artist, and spy, this agent uses the powers of magic and time-travel along with her Scythe and Spear to take down her foes.
  • Ulgrim - The legendary blacksmith forges his way into battle with Rocket Lance and Axe!
  • Diana - Commander of the Order’s hunters, she uses her Bow and Blasters to slay countless beasts and monsters.
  • Val - An android assassin with terrifying strength and quicker-than-light cognition, Val is a force to be reckoned with when utilizing her Sword and Gauntlets.
  • Bödvar - He is the Protector of the North and dreams of endless battle. Bödvar has broken down the doors to Valhalla himself and is ready to take down his foes with Sword and Hammer!
Bugs
  • Jiro Neutral Sword: Fixed a case where the target could be dropped before the final hit. (Credit: Ninjie)
  • Spear Down Light: Fixed a case where the target could be dropped before the final hit. (Credit: Stephanafro)
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Reviews

“Brawlhalla is a wickedly fun platform brawler with moxie...Crisp combat mechanics, adorable fighters, streamlined stages, A+ online play.”
Kotaku

“it is a ton of fun to play...Keep an eye on this one, I have a feeling it’s gonna be big.”
Gamers Bliss

“Brawlhalla is definitely a game I can get into. It’s a sleek 2D fighting game with simple mechanics and some unconventional fighting methods that looks like a blast to play with friends.”
iDigitalTimes

About This Game

Brawlhalla: An eternal battle arena where the greatest warriors in history brawl to prove who's the best that ever was, is, or will be. Every match is an epic test of skill, speed, and strength, and every victory brings additional glory and bragging rights to the winners.

These slugfests are salted with powerful weapons and gadgets. Fighters scramble to grab swords, axes, hammers, blasters, rocket lances and more! Every weapon changes your play style and your options. Gadgets like mines, bombs, and spiked spheres add even more danger into the mix, letting fighters change the course of battle with a well timed-throw or carefully laid trap.

Brawlhalla is a free to play, 2D platform fighting game featuring both online and local singleplayer and multiplayer.
  • Online Ranked 1v1 - A personal test of skill where you match up against a single opponent to claim untold levels of personal glory in Brawlhalla.
  • Online Ranked 2v2 - Bolster your ranks with a friend to prove your mettle, wit, and teamwork in frenetic 2v2 battles.
  • 4 Player Online Free for All - Ranked or casual matches where four fighters enter, but only one can win.
  • 8 Player 4v4 & FFA - Because the only thing better than four legends vying for bragging rights is eight legends vying for bragging rights.
  • Local Free for All - Up to 4 players can play in free for all mode on one computer - perfect for friendly face-offs.
  • Local Custom Teams - Team-up on your local machine, with up to four players or bots for living-room level mayhem.
  • Local Single Player Tournament - Square off against bots in a three game tournament series. Perfect for warmups or score grinders.
  • Alternate Game Modes - Brawlball, Bombsketball and more provide ‘casual’ ‘party game’ ‘just for fun’ alternate game modes with completely different objectives and just as much competition.
  • The Training Room - Practice combos and setups inside the Training Room! Look at frame data, hitboxes, hurtboxes, and sharpen your skills for use

How we do Free to Play

Brawlhalla will always be 100% free to play, with no pay-to-win advantages and no in-game purchases to keep you from the action. Everything you can buy with real money is cosmetic (such as character skins, podiums, and KO effects) and none of them effect gameplay.

The Legend Rotation of six free to play characters rotates every week, and you can earn gold to unlock more Legends by playing any online game mode.

You can also check out our “All Legends Pack” that immediately unlocks every character we’ve ever made, and ever will make. Forever.

Here's what you can expect from Brawlhalla

  • Weekly patches and updates.
  • Online, custom, ranked, and local play modes.
  • Over 35 Legends to chose from and a free 6 character weekly rotation, unlockable with gold earned through playing the game.
  • Loads of stages to fight on.
  • Unique signature moves, weapon combinations and stats for each character.
  • Ranked seasons every three months with seasonal rewards for playing ranked.
  • A constant stream of new features, balance tweaks and Legends to make the game better and better.
  • Excited Devs active everywhere eagerly listening to what you think!
  • Our eternal thanks (you're our favorite).

Development Roadmap


Recently Added
  • Major Gameplay Improvements / Balance
  • New Legends
  • Dashing
  • Networking Improvements
  • Advancement System
  • Large Team Mode (4v4)
  • Clan Support

Soon
  • More Weapons
  • More Maps
  • More Legends
  • Ongoing Gameplay and Feature Improvements

Later
  • Full Player Profile and Statistics
  • Novelty Items
  • Official Crew Battle Support - Teams, clans, crews, guilds and bands of Brawlhallans can challenge one another in crew battles to claim which crew has the most powerful contenders.
  • Even More Maps
  • Even More Legends
  • Ongoing Gameplay Improvements
  • Expanded Clan Support

But all of this will change based on what you tell us! We’re always listening to community feedback and value what players are telling us. Throughout Early Access the Brawlhalla community helped steer the direction of development multiple times to make Brawlhalla the best it can be. That will remain the same as we continue to improve, expand, and adjust Brawlhalla based on community feedback post-launch.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.7
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Please note it will not work on 10.6.8.
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 400 MB available space
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