This game is rated PEGI 12
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Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 10 days ago.
Like the first game, you play mainly underwater. Here though, there are more land-based areas to explore. You find large structures to investigate both above ground and underwater which reveal story and characters. The day-night cycle affects visibility and dynamic weather such as wind, snow, fog, and hail also hinder progress. You have a range of tools like the first game, with the addition of a Flashlight Helmet, Mineral Detector and the Booster Tank.
You can play in different modes:
- Survival: Dealing with depleting health, hunger, thirst and oxygen. You can respawn if you die but lose items.
- Freedom: Hunger and thirst disabled but otherwise like Survival.
- Hardcore: If you die you have to restart from the beginning.
- Creative: Health and thirst are disabled. You also have access to all crafting without the need for resources.
- VR: The game can be played in VR mode with headsets such as the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift, with the additional input of a keyboard and mouse or game controller.
Skill Rating10-16 year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content.
The subtitles are large and clear, as is the pop-up information, but other text in crafting menus and trees is a lot smaller.
There are options to turn off flashes as well as highlight interactive elements of the game for greater visibility.
Our Subnautica Below Zero Accessibility Report documents 29 accessibility features:
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