Farm Together

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Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Open World, Simulation and Strategy

Released: February 2018, updated in 0019. Added to this library 8 weeks ago.

Overview

Farm Together is a low-pressure farm simulator. You develop your farm by yourself or cooperate with your friends. Starting with an empty plot you can grow crops, plant trees, take care of the animals, add buildings and facilities, and unlock new items as you go.

Like Animal Crossing, the crops and farm continue to grow in real-time, even while you're not playing. Also similar is the level of customization with fences, roads, buildings, clothes and decorations. You even have a pet.

As the seasons change in the real world, special events are added to the game. Whether that's a Harvest Festival, Earth Festival or Lucky Harvest, it's a nice way to keep the game fresh.

 
This game is good if you want to create something for visitors, dip your toe into online games, connect and challenge friends, farm your own plot of land or play games with learning projects.

Commitment

Duration: It takes between half an hour and 1 hour to play a round of this game. This is a game you play regularly for a short time. As it changes over time there is always something to do.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 16 players online. You can play with up to 4 players split-screen and 16 players online on PC, Xbox One ad PS4. You can play online with up 8 people on Switch, but there's no split-screen option.

Playing online, you can specify which parts of your farm can be worked on by other people via a simple permission system. This lets other players help without risks of vandalizing.

Costs

Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. This includes a regular subscription fee (known as a 'battle/season pass') to unlock access to reward items and other aspects of the game.

Purchases are for cosmetic items and outfits for your farm. You can buy these individually or via the Season Pass.

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

Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3+.


This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


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.

Accessibility

System settings: 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. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a wide range of system features including some that can be used on all games, like the excellent co-pilot mode... read more.


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