Dying Light's standalone battle royale spinoff, Bad Blood, is now available to play on Steam Early Access, developer Techland has announced.

The competitive multiplayer game marries both PvE and PvP elements, though still manages to adhere to the core gameplay mechanics that Dying Light is known for. Bad Blood isn't a sprawling 100 vs 100 bloodbath ala PUBG; there's a total of 12 people involved in any one match, which must be whittled down to a single player.

As expected, you'll be battling amidst hordes of infected in a city environment, where you'll find yourself rummaging around for supplies while increasing your level by destroying zombie hives.

Bad Blood can be snapped up on Early Access via the Founder's Pack, which will set you back $19.99. This will net you access to the full game prior to its full release, plus a bunch of extra content such as in-game currency and exclusive items.

The Early Access period will also see a number of free updates, which add extra characters, items, maps, and more goodies into the mix. 

Finally, Techland has said that Bad Blood will be released as a free-to-play title on PC and consoles following the Early Access period. A release date for that has yet to be confirmed, however.

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