Hack The Box Battlegrounds

Intense, real-time multiplayer hacking games
in the form of timed battles.

PLAY HBG

The Ultimate Hacking Experience

Play against others, real people! Form a team and let the game begin. Cybersecurity upskilling in the form of never-ending hacking action!

MIND-BLOWING

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Battle Goals

  • Secure the machines belonging to your team.
  • Hack the opponent team’s machines.
  • Look for flags that are planted every 10+ minutes.

Timed, Intense, Thrilling

Each battle can last up to 1 hour. It’s either victory or defeat. Which one will it be? Form a team and let the game begin. Cybersecurity upskilling in the form of never-ending hacking action!

Battle Team One

1513

24:37

326

Battle Team Two
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Practice Battles

Learn the ropes of HBG.
Streaming is allowed. Battles are unlimited.

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Normal Battles

Learn the ropes of HBG.
Streaming is allowed. Battles are unlimited.

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Private Battles

A private code is required.
Ideal for corporate cybersecurity teams.

Curated HBG Machines

Top-quality hacking content, specially designed by Hack The Box. Diverse difficulty, never-ending fun. Play against others, real people!

Battle Assistant

Top-quality hacking content, specially designed by Hack The Box. Diverse difficulty, never-ending fun. Play against others, real people!

ENTERING BATTLE

Welcome to Cyber Mayhem

The match will begin

Flags have been replanted

MACHINE ACTIONS

Enemy pwned a user flag

Enemy pwned a root flag

Enemy pwned a machine

AND MANY MORE!

HBG Live On

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HOSTED BY

IppSec & special co-hosts

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PLAYED BY

The best hackers of HTB

HBG FAQ

  • Sign up and go here: https://app.hackthebox.com/battlegrounds/lobby
  • Start searching for a match (either solo or with your party) by pressing the 'Play Battlegrounds' button.
  • After the system matches you with other players, press 'Accept' on the 'Match Found' modal that will pop-up.
  • Download your VPN key while waiting for the match to start on the loading page.
  • See the progress of the match whilst in the battle page.
  • Own the opponent's machines and protect yours to become the ultimate 'Cyber Warrior'.
Yes. You can choose a 1vs1 mode. If you want to participate in a 2vs2 battle but you don’t have a teammate, click on “Play Battlegrounds” and the system will match you with other players.
You can use the chat system that is available on the platform. There is also chat functionality to community with the opponent team, if needed.

Play Your 1st Battle!

PLAY HBG