26 Jul 2021 4:01 PM +00:00

The countdown is on for the second season of EA's Knockout City

Knockout City Season 2 is fast approaching and EA has already shown of some of what we can expect over the coming weeks.

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As we countdown to the launch of Season 2, keep track of all the latest news right here.

Latest news - Movie night!

EA has now revealed more information ahead of the launch of KO Season 2, with a fight at the movies the new theme.

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"Coming tomorrow, Tuesday, July 27 at 12 p.m. (noon) UTC, Knockout City’s new Drive-in (hover-in?) Holographic Theater has the entire city experiencing a little movie madness, with brawlers throwing down within their favorite scenes from the hottest blockbusters out in the streets. It’s a whole new world out there, so let’s check out everything this season has to offer!"

With new items like the Soda Ball, Orange Overcharge, and the Bundle Shop, there is plenty to get stuck into.

Take a closer look at what is coming in Season 2 here.

Season 2 Trailer

With Season 2 on the way, EA took the opportunity to show off what they have been working on with a trailer reveal during EA Play Live.

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We were treated to new gameplay footage from Season 2, with scenes of new balls, gear, and what looks to be a brand-new map too.

This was not the only reveal during EA Play Live, and you can watch the full event below.

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FIFA 22 was a notable absentee, but there was still plenty to get excited about!

Release Date

Knockout City Season 2 will kick off on Tuesday, 27 July 2021.

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Knockout City Season 1 arrived at approximately 1pm BST / 8am ET / 2pm CET, so we can expect the same for Season 2, although the time of release is not confirmed yet.

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What to expect from Knockout City Season 2

The new roadmap has teased what is coming up for Knockout City Season 2.

The roadmap shows that KO City Season 2 will introduce a new theme, alongside an extra map, original events, additional playlists, and daily login rewards.

There will also be a brand-new special ball, which will drastically alter the course of matches - as KO City players know!

Balls that are already in the title include the gravity-disrupting moon ball, a cage ball that lets you immobilize other players, and a sniper ball that helps you pick off targets from afar.

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The "Knockout City Chronicle" bulletin explained that developer Velan Studios has been busy reacting to feedback over the six weeks since the game launched.

In particular, they have been fixing various technical glitches that have been reported by players, including a number of system crashes and a bug that causes erroneous quitting penalties to be issued.

Platforms & Price

If you want to give Knockout City a go in anticipation of its new season, the game is free to play until you reach "Street Rank 25."

This will give you plenty of time to get stuck into the game and find out if you want to continue and purchase the full version.

The game is available on various platforms, including PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch.

You can also play the game as an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, or an EA Play subscriber (PC only).

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On all platforms, Knockout City Standard Edition costs $19.99 / £19.99.

There is also a Knockout City Deluxe Edition available, which costs $29.98/£29.98.

The seasonal updates will be added for free - with each season lasting nine weeks each.