Sony Online Entertainment has announced another entry for the fast-growing free-to-play first-person shooter market with Bullet Run
, a new title releasing for PC this summer.
The publisher has had plenty of success with other free-to-play PC titles like Free Realms
and Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures
, and it's also developing an MMOFPS under that business model with Planetside 2
Developed by German independent studio Acony (Parabellum
), Bullet Run
has a near-future, The Running Man-esque setting in which players join teams and battle others to the death as part of a reality TV game show.
Acony believes that the game's "sexier, media-driven storyline" will set Bullet Run
apart from other FPSes and attract players who might be tired of military-themed shooters (e.g. Nexon's Combat Arms
, Valve's Counter-Strike Online