Posted: 4 weeks ago.
You play a civilisation broken by a deadly virus, seeking refuge off-planet. You take on missions from your AI protector, Mother, who watches over those of us who remain. Humanity wants a cure for the virus. She wants something more and will send you to the surface to fight - for one another, against each other, and for the future of our species.
Unlike other competitive shooting games, Scavengers offers more strategic avenues. You can track enemy players through snow, pit intelligent wildlife against your advantage, use storms and shelters to your advantage, stealthily navigate outposts, or take on the world guns blazing.
The game world is also more varied. You must manage cold and hunger as well as watching out for the deadly marauder creatures. You must carefully read and navigating the terrain, scavenge resources, and use your skills in combat to survive.
As you progress, whether clearing Outlander encampments or facing the threat of other squads, you learn to master weapons and abilities. Between each match you can unlock and upgrade blueprints that enable crafting better weapons.
The game is made by some of the Halo team and has ongoing progression as it introduces seasonal objectives, modes, characters, enemies, map locations, and more. It's out in Beta on PC and coming to Xbox and PlayStation 4 later.
Expected Rating: PEGI 16+, ESRB TEEN
Release Date: Coming soon
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
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 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.
How you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction.
Ping Communication: Send quick preset messages to teammates as safer alternative to open communication.
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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