Pixel Gun World

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Pixel Gun World
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
RiliSoft
RiliSoft
Action
None
Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
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Pixel Gun World, commonly abbreviated as "PGW", was a first-person shooter video game, also the second Pixel Gun game, developed, and published by RiliSoft. This game supported only Windows operating systems.

Features[edit | edit source]

The game was originally a game under the title of Pixel Gun 3D and was ported to PC on June 10, 2015. The long differences are unique features, unique interfaces, mechanics and, exclusive content.

  • Four multiplayer modes and the Arena mode for single-player (Internet is still required to play Arena).
  • 63 weapons that existed in both Pixel Gun games and a certain amount of weapons exclusive from Pixel Gun 3D have been implemented in the game. Most of these kinds of features were available in the Armory for a limited time only. However, they did have the will to temporarily return.
  • 6 maps common in both Pixel Gun games and 3 maps exclusive from Pixel Gun World.
  • A clans system.
  • A worldwide chatroom that was available when players were on the map selection, creating a server and while battling.

History[edit | edit source]

Pixel Gun World was announced on May 26, 2015, by RiliSoft on their Facebook Page and on the unofficial Pixel Gun 3D Forums. It was described as a completely new game for PC platforms with unique features. Shortly after, a website was opened along with the official forum of the game, where the users could subscribe and discuss with other members and the developers about Pixel Gun World.

On June 10, 2015, the first players could participate in the Closed Beta test. A few days after, the second wave of Closed Beta testers had to ability to play Pixel Gun World. Sometime later, anybody had the ability to join the beta. The game received updates and improvements during the following months.

As of June 10, 2016 (4:00 PM UTC), the game servers and the official forum were shut down and Pixel Gun World hasn't been playable since that day. Even if it was announced that the game will eventually come back in a complete version, it was shut down permanently. According to one of the official forum announcements, Pixel Gun World moderator, Daniel Hyuuga, has confirmed that the game is utterly canceled with no chance of revival, but said to have a game similar to it. It is currently unknown if a similar game will be made or not.