Posted: 5 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.
Play starts with a simple tutorial where each component is explained before moving on to the harder client factory levels. You must please your boss who would rather play golf in his office than do any real work and get onto the scoreboard.
Level steadily get harder with more components and the introduction of elevators so that your factory is built on multiple levels. Doing well requires logic and planning to build the most efficient production line. There is no time clock while you think and build, only the time the factory takes to run is considered, so is a very low pressure game.
For logical thinkers who like building contraptions and working on making things efficient.
Rated for younger players in the US where it is ESRB EVERYONE
10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. The game requires deductive reasoning and planning skills. Played together with a child it's a great way to help them learn how systems work.
Account RatingAccount required for online play that has 7 years old as minimum age. You must be 7 years old to have a PSN account, which is required to play Dreams. To set this up you need permission from a parent or guardian. Unless the parent or guardian specify not to restrict Network Features | Communication and User-Generated Content, or make an exception for Dreams they will only be able to access games and assets created by Media Molecule (rather than games made by the community).
This is an unusual "subscription" as you only need to purchase the Dreams game once on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, then you can access all the games for free.
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'. You need to purchase Dreams to play the game on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5. Once you have Dreams the game itself is free via the about link.
The is a colour settings option to change primary and secondary colours of the factory pieces but this only affects the built factory scenes and not the creation mode. It also does not affect the floor which is a kaleidoscope of colour.
As with most Dreams games this only saves your progress on fully completed levels.
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