What could Dr Disrespect’s Battle Royale game look like?


Mustached FPS streamer Dr Disrespect has founded his own studio to develop a shooter to rival Warzone and Apex Legends. Here’s everything we know about the Midnight Society project and what Two-Time’s Battle Royale game could look like.

Herschel “Guy” Beahm IV, better known as Dr Disrespect, is one of the most popular streamers in the world. Known for his mullet, mustache, and undertones, Dr Disrespect plays a variety of the most popular FPS games – although he delivers intense reviews.

Former game developer Dr Disrespect has now launched Midnight Society, a studio that develops a game to compete with the most popular shooting and battle royale games.

Not much is known about the upcoming project, but we’re breaking down everything we know to piece together what Dr Disrespect’s battle royale game might look like.

What will Dr Disrespect’s game look like?

Officially, we know that Dr Disrespect’s game will be a “PVP online multiplayer game” built “from the ground up in Unreal Engine 5.” And although details are scarce at this point, Dr. Disrespect teased that Midnight Society was developing a “Vertical BR. ”

From the concept art Doc teased, it looks like the action would take place over multiple floors, with the fire acting as the “circle” that brings players together as more and more die.

It will also adopt a different development style, for which they coined the term “Day Zero Community”. This will involve players early in the development process where they could “test reload times and recoil patterns in a range or go for the very first PVP sessions”.

It also looks like the game will have a ranked mode at launch, with the developers confirming that “pros, players, teams, content creators” will get an overview of “design decisions, feature prioritization and balancing discussions where comments could be used.

What could Dr. Disrespect’s battle royale be inspired by?

Dr. Disrespect will play almost anything where you can shoot a gun, but he lives by the motto “Violence, Speed, Momentum” and looks for it in the games he plays.

Having found success in PUBG, Dr Disrespect is all over the battle royale genre and believes traditional multiplayer games like Halo Infinite need a battle royale to survive. However, he’s been extremely critical of Warzone over the past year, slamming his aim assist, server issues, lack of map changes, audio, and more.

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Looking at Dr Disrespect’s catalog of games, it’s clear that the Battle Royale genre is Doc’s core and that he will most certainly be at the center of his own game. He should also be looking to fix whatever Doc has become. complained in other shooters.

The battle royale developers of Dr Disrespect

Dr. Disrespect's battle royale concept art

Dr Disrespect started Midnight Society with two industry titans, Robert bowling and Quinn Del Hoyo.

Bowling is a former Infinity Ward developer who oversaw the release of every game in the original Modern Warfare trilogy. He has since worked with gaming and esports companies such as NRG and EA, but is now the co-founder and studio head of Midnight Society.

DelHoyo is a former Gears of War and Halo developer who has held multiple roles such as Multiplayer Designer, Senior Weapons Designer, and Sandbox Designer. He is now the co-founder and creative director of Midnight Society.

Concept art of the vertical battle royale of Dr. Disrespect

Here’s the rest of the Midnight Society team:

  • Sumit gupta – CEO and co-founder
  • Ryan thompson – Game engineer
  • Eric Hallquist – Concept artist
  • HB Duran – Marketing and public relations

Bowling also teased that “We have an amazing team behind the scenes, several key hires have still not been announced (as they complete their current roles) and we are just getting started.”

With Dr Disrespect’s gaming talent, we got to see elements of Call of Duty, Gears of War, and Halo, with an emphasis on esports.

Dr. Disrespect’s Battle Royale Title

There is no way to know what the title of Dr Disrespect’s Battle Royale game will be. Concept art is labeled as “BR vertical”, but it is likely for internal use only.

The title could be related to Dr Disrespect by being called “The Arena” or something in that sense, or it could be completely separate from Two-Time.

To sum up, Dr. Disrespect’s game:

  • Is a PVP online multiplayer game built on Unreal Engine 5
  • Is run by former Call of Duty and Halo developers
  • Could be a “vertical battle royale” that takes place over several floors of a skyscraper
  • Involve the community in its development
  • Will focus on esports

You can also check out everything we know about Call of Duty 2022, which is set to be a sequel to Modern Warfare (2019).

Image Credit: Midnight Society / Thorsten Denk / PUBG Corporation


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