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Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 9 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Breakwaters is an adventure set in an ever-changing oceanic world. Unlike other games, Breakwaters isn't satisfied with day-night and weather cycles, it stands out for the fluid mechanics of its water. You swim, sail, and fly to new islands using resources to build, craft, and survive. With online friends you build a home and defeat massive Titans.

Play involves exploring the world on your own or with others. You soon discover the huge simulated ocean that presents both a challenge and opportunity to getting around. As you gather and refine crystals you can craft items and boats to aid your adventure. Many of these items interact with the ocean, revealing rich resources below.

The water play extends to other parts of the world. You can build structures that turn a valley into a lake or open the doors and flood the lowlands. Take care as you make these choices as they impact the land and your ability to farm, explore and adventure.

Then there are the Titans. These monsters come in different types: Turtle Titan, the Serpent Titan, and the Crab Titan. The Turtle Titan roams the ocean and causing massive waves that wash over islands and carry away anything in their path. The Serpent Titan stays near storms and causes large whirlpools which suck in anything above water.

The result is a game that feels fresh and manages to weave in its unique water play to the wider experience.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 09/12/2021

Platforms: PC

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1 (6 online)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Developer: Games Soaring (@GamesSoaring)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play this by yourself or as a 6-player online game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Skill Rating

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Older children will enjoy the water play and related physics.

Account Rating

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.
 

CostsCosts

Breakwaters usually costs £15.49.
 

Breakwaters

Steam Store PC £15.49
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.
 

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Breakwaters Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@GamesSoaring) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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