Battlestate Games has announced Escape from Tarkov Arena, a spin-off of its multiplayer first-person shooter that promises to play a lot like its popular, mainline counterpart but with PvP and PvE “gladiatorial” combat. The game is being developed as a standalone title and will feature a progression system that allows players to unlock various weapons and gear. Closed beta testing for Escape from Tarkov Arena begins this fall. Escape from Tarkov, which Battlestate released in July 2017, remains in a closed beta state but has gained a significant following for its exciting raids that challenge players to survive and secure loot by reaching extraction points.
Escape from Tarkov Arena is a standalone game project – a session-based multiplayer first-person shooter for PC with all the known and beloved hardcore game mechanics of Escape from Tarkov.— Escape from Tarkov (@tarkov) June 3, 2022
Escape from Tarkov Arena is a standalone game project – a session-based multiplayer first-person shooter for PC with all the known and beloved hardcore game mechanics of Escape from Tarkov. Players will take part in gladiatorial battles in various arenas of the city of Tarkov, organized by a mysterious group of Arena Masters led by the Host.
The game will feature various PvP and PvE game modes, ratings, weapon and gear unlocks and unique features for owners of the main Escape from Tarkov game, like the ability to play as your main profile character.
For owners of the EoD pack, Arena will be available for free as DLC. For all other versions of EFT, the Arena will be paid and, also, you can purchase the Arena separately without buying the main game. EFT Arena closed testing is scheduled to start in autumn 2022.