80 Days

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Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS

Genres: Adventure and Turn-Based

Released: July 2014, updated in 2019. Added to this library 5 months ago, last updated 10 weeks ago.

Overview

80 Days is a travel and culture discovery game set in 1872, where decisions about your journey around the world impact the course of the story and characters.

 
This game is good if you want to control how the story ends, learn something playing a properly great game or play your first video game.

Commitment

Duration: This game will take between 3 hours and 5 hours to complete. Although you can complete the game in around 4 hours, playing multiple times offers different routes and narratives.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

Costs

Does not include in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

This game is free on Android, including any in-game purchases and without adverts, on Google Play Pass.

Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 12+.


This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.

Accessibility

System settings: Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more.


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