Realm Royale Review

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Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 10 weeks ago.

Author: Ollie Robertson, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Realm Royale is battle royale shooting game, like Fortnite. The game features multiple character classes each with unique abilities. It's a spin off of the the hero-based shooting game Paladins by the same developer.

Similar to other battle royale games, 100 players drop down and pick their desired location on a large map. They must traverse a shrinking safe-zone, collecting equipment such as weapons to fight and kill other players, and aim to be the last remaining player.

A crafting system allows found items to be broken down for materials to make better items or abilities at certain places found on the map. There are four classes, with each class having specific abilities that can be earned by levelling up.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 05/06/2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibility: 3 features

Developer: @RealmRoyale

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and half an hour to play a round of this game. Depending on how aggressively you play and how good you are at not dying.
 
Players: You can play this with 100 players online. You can play all against all, teams of two or teams of four.

CostsCosts

Realm Royale

Xbox One Free
PS4 Free
PC Free
Switch Free
Mac Free
 
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.  

You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.
 
You will need PlayStation Plus (must be 18 to create, then create sub-accounts for younger players who need be set as 13 or older) to play online with PlayStation 4.
 
You will need Xbox Live Gold (must be 18 to create, then configure family accounts for younger players) to play online with Xbox One. You can purchase Realm Royale Crowns for in game cosmetic changes. 
  
The following in-game purchases are available:

Realm Royale Bass Drop Bundle

Xbox One £11.99
PS4 £11.99

Realm Royale Cute But Deadly Pack

Xbox One £3.99
PS4 £3.99

Realm Royale Founder's Pack

Xbox One £11.99
PS4 £11.99

Realm Royale Starter Pack

Xbox One £3.99

Age RatingsAge Ratings

PEGI 12 for non-realistic violence towards human characters. Game includes the use of a variety of weapons ranging from hand guns, rifles, shotgun, grenade launchers, daggers and swords. The weapons do not cause injury or damage associated with their real-world use, but they do affect the number of damage hit points that can be achieved. When a character is hit there will occasionally be a small splattering of blood, after a few hits, the character will transform into a fantasy character, and if it fails to survive undamaged for a set period of time it will disappear in a cloud of feathers.

ESRB TEEN for violence.


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.

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