The signature destructive gameplay from Red Faction: Guerilla comes to the downloadable arcade with Red Faction: Battlegrounds! Jump into your favorite tank or mech using your Gauss Cannons, Rocket Launchers and Singularity Bombs to destroy the competition, and environment along with it.

Battle your way through treacherous Martian deserts, terraformed enclaves and more in a variety of different multiplayer modes and 16 single-player training missions. Obliterate the competition however you see fit with eight unique vehicles and mechs. The dynamic camera system zooms in and out of the four-player matches so you are always on top of the action.

Rank up by defeating the competition and unlock new content including maps, vehicles, and vehicles, including items for the upcoming Xbox 360, PS3 and PC game, Red Faction: Armageddon. Players that reach Rank 20 in Battlegrounds will be rewarded in Red Faction: Armageddon with the Enforcer, an EDF rapid fire smart rifle that uses heat-seeking ammunition to take town enemy targets.

In addition, players that reach Rank 10 in Battlegrounds will receive 2,000 Salvage Points that can be used to instantly purchase upgrades to Darius Mason's Nano Forge and weapons arsenal.

Features:

  • Martian Mayhem: Go head to head with 8 vehicles, including the EDF heavy tank, the speedy ATV and the agile light walker in this fast-paced vehicular combat game. Enjoy competing against your friends at home on the same screen or teaming up against competitors online.

  • Explosive Weapons: Take down your enemy in creative ways with a treasure trove of weapons at your disposal. Choose anything from Rocket Launchers to Singularity Bombs and Remote Charges to cause the maximum amount of mayhem.

  • Shake Things Up: Fight your way through a variety of multiplayer modes and single player challenges like Survival, Annihilate, Flag Frenzy and more to earn points and bragging rights via online leaderboards.

  • Rank Up & Unlock: Earn achievements, trophies and new ranks to unlock additional vehicles, weapons and maps, including unique content in Red Faction: Armageddon.