Laser League Features

Feature'Going up against Fortnite and PUBG is just incredibly hard'

The difficulties of launching a multiplayer game in an age of two behemoths.

There's never really been an easy time to debut an online-focussed multiplayer game on Steam, but the past few months have suggested there's never really been a more brutal one. PUBG and Fortnite rule all, leaving high profile casualties such as Lawbreakers in their wake while many more smaller games have suffered. And into that, roll7 - the developer of the brilliant OlliOlli, its sequel and Not a Hero - has made its first ever multiplayer game in the future sports title Laser League.

If you're after some measure of whether Laser League - the all-new future sports game from OlliOlli developer roll7 - is any good, then consider this. Promotional banners are being furled up and packed away at a preview being event held in a windowless sticky-floored east London sports bar where the toilets have no lights, it's impossibly hot and I should have left for home two hours ago. I can't tear myself away, though, and neither can the other five strangers squeezed into two sweat-sodden sofas, because things are getting serious.