Dual Universe trailer shows off ship-on-ship PvP with battle damage

Dual Universe trailer shows off ship-on-ship PvP with battle damage

Dual Universe is an MMORPG that’s been knocking around these parts since its Kickstarter days in 2016. The game is still going strong, however, even though it’s still in alpha testing. Today, we got to see some explosive, ship-on-ship battles in a new trailer shown during the IGN Summer of Gaming event.

For those unfamiliar, Dual Universe puts the massive in massively multiplayer RPG. It’s a spacefaring game in which you play along with potentially millions of players at once. However, the key word here is potentially. Historically, games that support a lot of players at once tend to use that fact as a prop, rather than it being a tangible part of the experience. Still, Dual Universe will likely be an enormous game, allowing players to explore, trade, or just kick each-other’s asses. And we can see that in the trailer that came out today.

One of the key highlights is the battle damage system. You jet around in your own custom-built ship, fighting other players as massive battle cruisers float through the debris. It’s quite the spectacle, made even more impressive as these huge battleships become pockmarked with damage as the fight lingers on.

 

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