Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 2nd Apr 2013
  • EU 2nd Apr 2013
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  • Review Defiance (PlayStation 3)

    Hell Bugs aren't the only bugs to worry about

    Defiance is an ambitious cross-media experiment that aims to, ahem, defy expectations, and it gets awfully close to doing just that. A rich, expansive universe packed to the brim with lore creates a world that you'll want to explore and learn more about. However, questionable design choices, oodles of...

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Defiance News

  • Store Update 2nd April 2013 (North America)

    Dare you to defy it

    Aside from the addition of the ambitious online shooter Defiance, this week’s North American PlayStation Store update is relatively quiet again. Titles vying for your attention include the cheap and cheerful shooter Ion Assault, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge, and the PlayStation 2 ports of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City...

  • News Compete with Thousands in New PS3 MMO Defiance

    When it rains, it pours

    The PlayStation 3’s no slouch when it comes to ambitious multiplayer endeavours, with titles such as DUST 514 promising extraordinary things in the crowded shooter space. But finally it has some competition, and that comes in the form of the recently announced Defiance – a shooter-hybrid set in a persistent online world...

About The Game

A New Front Line On The New Frontier

Join the futuristic online open-world shooter where thousands of players scour a transformed Earth competing for alien technology. Hunt alone or with others as you improve your skills and level up, unlocking powerful weapons that will help you survive the massive battles that await.

Unique Open-world Shooter

Shoot the way you want, with a multitude of weapons, armor, and special abilities that evolve with experience. Custom character creation means you can play as human or alien, modifying your appearance to become a unique citizen of the Defiance world.

An Evolving Online World

Fight for survival in a constantly evolving environment with regular content updates and dynamic events. Play solo, or join tens of thousands of simultaneous live players in a futuristic San Francisco Bay Area that’s a fully-realized open world. You’ve never imagined a 3rd-person shooter this huge.

The Game Never Ends

Experience dynamic missions, massive co-op battles, and endless exploration across a gigantic game environment. Plus, brought to you by Syfy, the Defiance TV series is a revolutionary weekly drama that impacts the game, and gives you the chance to change the show.