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Frostpunk Review

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Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 5 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Frostpunk is a city-building survival game set in an alternate 1886 with a devastating winter setting in. You are tasked with running a city by managing resources to ensure the city’s survival. Your choices can have negative and positive consequences.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 29/03/2018, updated in 2019

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Strategy

Developer: @11bitstudios

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 10 hours and 18 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Frostpunk usually costs £24.99.
 

Frostpunk: Console Edition

Xbox One £24.99
PS4 £24.99

Frostpunk

 
This game is free to play. 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. The paid Season Pass adds expeditions that can also be purchased separately. "The Rifts" is a new challenge on a brand new Endless Mode map. "The Last Autumn" is a prequel expansion that introduces new environment, Books of Laws, buildings and technologies. "Project TVADGYCGJR" that takes you to New London in search of the intel about the forthcoming expansion. The Frostpunk: Game of the Year Edition includes all this in one bundle.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.

 

This game has been rated PEGI 16 for use of sexual expletives. Not suitable for persons under 16 years of age. The examiner's report expands this rating with the following: This game contains infrequent use of sexual expletives. The word “*!@?*” and its derivatives are found throughout. This game contains images that are likely to be horrifying. Some of the pictures in the game contain mutilated human bodies, corpses and surgeons performing surgery on bloodied human bodies.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

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 system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.


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