Pick a class, choose your gun, and dive right in, Ballistic Overkill has no barrier between you and immediate run and gun action. Designed from the outset to be 'pick up and play', Ballistic Overkill is for you regardless of your level of FPS experience.
Recent Reviews:
Mostly Positive (80) - 71% of the 80 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (5,227) - 76% of the 5,227 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 28, 2017
Developer:

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Buy Ballistic Overkill

PROMOTIONAL PRICE! Offer ends in

-50%
$11.99
$5.99

Buy The Green Action Pack BUNDLE (?)

Includes 2 items: Ballistic Overkill, War Tech Fighters

-25%
-39%
$31.98
$19.48
 

Recent updates View all (80)

December 12

1.5.4 - Juggernaut Mode, performance improvements and new skins




Hi, soldiers!

The Juggernaut update is here and comes with a new game mode we’ve wanted to put in the game since time immemorial. Plus, it brings awesome new costumes for Shadow and Wraith, and some performance improvements.

Juggernaut Mode
Juggernaut is a new way to play Ballistic Overkill. In Juggernaut matches, a golden Chainsaw lies on the ground waiting to be picked up. The player who picks the weapon turns into the Juggernaut — a special class with tons of health, The Juggernaut will score points for every moment they are alive and yet more points for every player elimination. The other players must try to kill the Juggernaut, and they will score points proportional to the amount of damage dealt to them. The Juggernaut may seem OP, but all players know their location, This should add an interesting dynamic to Juggernaut games that you won’t see anywhere else. We’ve wanted to have this mode in the game for several years now, so we hope you like it as much as we do, we will be on the Steam comunity looking at any and all feddback you have.

Juggernaut Missions
Six new missions have been added to the game, these revolve around the new Juggernaut game mode! Head to the servers that with Juggernaut game mode with haste to complete these new missions and earn your rewards.

New Female Skins
We're bringing the female versions of the Berserker and Marksman classes. Now all classes have one female skin available to everyone for free.

DLC: Guerrilla and La Muerte
Two new skins have arrived! Get ready for ambush, sabotage and hit-and-run tactics with the Guerrilla version of Shadow. And La Muerte is a festive costume for the female Wraith that puts you in the right mood for reaping.

Shadow Guerrilla

Wraith La Muerte

General changes
  • Increased amount of life of Grenadier from 200 to 230.
  • Improvements on general performance.
  • Cached character voices at start of game. This should reduce the amount of time to load a game map.
  • Fixed DirectX 12 graphics API. If you have Windows 10, try the command -force-d3d12 for better performance!

That’s it for now. We hope you have fun with Juggernaut and like the new DLC!

See you on the battlefield!

Hotfix
  • Increased the damage caused by the Juggernaut from 75 to 150
  • Increased the life of the Juggernaut from 250 to 350 per player on match (minimum of 700)
  • Removed camera shake for Juggernaut
  • Lowered damage feedback for Juggernaut
  • Fixed character blue Outline on FFA mode


19 comments Read more

October 29

1.5.3 - Halloween and Daily Missions



Hi, soldiers!
The Halloween update is here and with its arrival, you can expect all new content and a new feature that delivers awesome new and exciting challenges to overcome.


New Pumpkin Skins
We are introducing a new crate overflowing with Halloween-themed treats including elite skins, and the “Legendary” Pumpkin Knife. Collecting six of these Pumpkin skins will grant you the amazing Pumpkin Head accessory.

Party!
While we’re talking Halloween, matches are going to have something special going on the 30th and 31st of October. Play on these dates to find out!

Daily Missions
The next time you enter the game, you will see the first of your daily missions on the right-hand side. These missions will feature challenges for you to complete such as, “Eliminate 10 opponents” or “Win 3 King of the Hill matches” there are currently 90+ different missions covering a range of key elements with plenty of variety. There are 3 mission difficulties easy, medium and hard. Whenever you complete these missions you will receive a reward of either 2, 3 or 4 scrap(s), that you can redeem for crates.

You will receive a new mission every day and can have up to a maximum of three active at any given time. You will need to ensure to complete your missions in a timely fashion as when you have three active missions, the oldest one will be replaced when a new mission arrives.

We expect Daily Missions to make the game more fun and diverse, and if you like it we may expand it in the future with cool new stuff. Take note: Daily missions are only able to be completed on the Official servers and through “Play Now” in the main menu.

In addition to daily missions, you will also receive special missions, the first of which will be appearing in the next few days. These Special Missions will reward you with a Mission Crate. Currently, the crates awarded will be the Halloween skin crates: with guaranteed Elite or “Legendary” loot! Your first Special Mission will be appearing very soon, and the next ones will be further down the line.

Increased Cooldown for Crates
Along with the new daily missions, we’re changing the drop rate of crates from 48h to 72h. While you’re still able to receive crates passively, active players that engage with Daily Missions will receive more crates per month — including 2 guaranteed Mission Crates with elite and legendary loot. With that, we expect to see more players competing on the servers while they are actively making progress on their missions.

New DLC
4 new character skins are in! The Grenadier finally flips out with the Mad Bomber outfit. The new Marksman dresses as a Secret Agent on her majesty’s service. Red Leader Shadow is ready to lead a squad of acrobatic ninjas to victory (I’d love to see that). And the Vanguard goes medieval with her new Crusader armor. Head to the store page and choose yours!

Grenadier Mad Bomber

Marksman Secret Agent

Shadow Red Leader

Vanguard Crusader

Improved Infrastructure
Last but not least, we’re improving our server infrastructure in São Paulo and Europe. We’ve upgraded our servers and we now have better processing and networking in these regions. This should help you fight better matches in America and Europe servers :)

See you on the battlefield!
27 comments Read more

About This Game

Steam Silver Tier:
'Top games that left Early Access in 2017 as measured by gross revenue'

Ballistic Overkill is a bombastic, brutal, and bullet-filled multiplayer shooter. It blends classic arena shooter action with modern FPS gunplay giving you a fast paced class based shooter that'll leave your opponents bloody on the battlefield. With a progression system that means your wins actually matter and a huge map pool with 6 varied game modes, there's something for every shooter. Whether you prefer chasing team objectives or the thrill of classic deathmatch, Ballistic Overkill has the gun and the mode for you.

Pick a class, choose your gun, and dive right in, Ballistic Overkill has no barrier between you and immediate run and gun action. Designed from the outset to be 'pick up and play', Ballistic Overkill is for you regardless of your level of FPS experience.

Classes
Select one of 7 classes, each with their own style, weapons, and visuals. You get to play Ballistic Overkill the way YOU want to play it. Select from multiple loadouts with each class to tailor each character exactly the way you want to play. And remember there are no support classes, in Ballistic Overkill 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

Maps and game modes
From parks, to malls, to abandoned hospitals and factories, Ballistic Overkill covers a wide variety of locations in its 10 maps. Each is filled with death, either your opponent's or if you're not ready…yours.

All maps feature multiple game modes to liven things up including:
Team Deathmatch
Free for All
Capture Point
King of the Hill
Rounds
Juggernaut

Daily Missions
You will receive a new mission every day and can have up to a maximum of three active at any given time. You will need to ensure to complete your missions in a timely fashion as when you have three active missions, the oldest one will be replaced when a new mission arrives. Whenever you complete these missions you will receive a reward of either 2, 3 or 4 scrap(s), that you can redeem for crates. In addition to daily missions, you will also receive special missions, the first of which will be appearing in the next few days. These Special Missions will reward you with a Mission Crate.

Steam Marketplace and Unlockables
With over 80 weapons in game, there's always a new way to kill your enemies in Ballistic Overkill, and with droppable skins that you can trade and/or sell through the Steam Market you can now do this with style and flair. The game features Class based lockboxes and drop Seasons that will change every few months so players can seek out the best skins and unlockables across 5 different rarity types. These unlockables will be dropped in keyless lockboxes so nothing will prevent you from opening them and grabbing the amazing content inside.

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

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 200 Series or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.11: El Capitan (Gala)
    • 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: OS X 10.11: El Capitan (Gala)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 200 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 200 Series or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space

What Curators Say

52 Curators have reviewed this product. Click here to see them.
Customer reviews
High Volume of Reviews Detected:
Exclude  or  View Only
Review Type


Purchase Type


Language


Date Range
To view reviews within a date range, please click and drag a selection on a graph above or click on a specific bar.

Show graph



Display As:
Review Beta NEW!
When enabled, will sort reviews by new Helpfulness score. Read more about it in the blog post.
Show graph
 
Hide graph
 
Filters
Review Helpfulness Beta Enabled
There are no more reviews that match the filters set above
Adjust the filters above to see other reviews
Loading reviews...