BBC Robot Wars Returns October 22nd 2017

BBC Robot Wars

The BBC has today announced via Twitter that the latest BBC Robot Wars series will be returning to our screens later this month on October 22nd 2017 at 8 PM on BBC 2.

The latest round of BBC Robot Wars includes some updated rules in the trailer embedded below hints at a new feature in the form of “Fog of War”, Together with a new 10 robot Battle Royale mode.

40 teams of amateur robot fighting enthusiasts battle it out over a series of rounds in a huge purpose-built arena aiming to become the Robot Wars Champion. House robotsWe’ll also be making a return in the form of upgraded 741kg Sir Killalot featuring :

▪ A rotating drill lance and jaws which open to 700mm wide
▪ Each arm can lift 300kg (the weight of almost three competitor robots)
▪ Hydraulic claws with 2.5 tonnes of crush force
▪ Super strong Armox armour
▪ Increased speed to 10mph (double previous top speed)

As more information is made available closer to the start of the BBC Robot Wars competition we will keep you up-to-date as always.

Source: GizmodoBBCEngadget

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