The “Behind the Schemes” video is eleven minutes of behind the scenes activity featuring details around the original pitch, the classic game show inspirations like Takeshi’s Castle and It’s a Knockout, through to the character designs and why the key to perfect floppiness is a “partially networked ragdoll”.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a twist on the Battle Royale format with up to sixty players competing over a variety of different courses to be crowned the winner. It looks about as much fun to make as the game looks fun to play.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has already made quite a splash during its beta testing with the official Twitter account tweeting that the game is in the top three best selling games on Steam currently.
We’re number 1 global top-selling on steam…
And also number 3 top-selling on steam…
And we’re not even out until tomorrow
— Fall Guys 👑 (@FallGuysGame) August 3, 2020
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is releasing on 4 August, 2020 on PC via Steam and PlayStation 4 via the PS+ subscription.