Sky Children of the Light Review

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Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Sky Children of the Light (Sky Children of Light) is a huge open-world online game designed to create altruism between players. From the developer of Flower and Journey, it takes you on a social adventure in an ever-expanding world with up to 8 other players.

You soar above the clouds to seven dreamlike realms and work together to find buried mysteries and rebuild a fallen kingdom. It’s more than just a heart-warming flight simulator, though. As you progress you earn new ways to communicate with and give gifts to other players. Players team to adventure into darker realms to save spirits and uncover ancient treasures. Like a day at Disneyland, Sky is designed to bring families and friends closer together.

Now available on Nintendo Switch, although details about in-app purchases and cross-play features are no yet confirmed. This is described as the first console platform, so we expect Sky Children of the Light on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in due course.

DetailsDetails

Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE

Release Date: 18/07/2019

Platforms: Android, Nintendo Switch and iOS.

Genres: Action, Open World and Simulation.

 

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 6 hours and 10 hours to complete. The main story takes 6 to 10 hours for the first play-through, but to discover everything and meet everyone will take many of these trips. Purchasing Adventure passes to access new events and characters also extends the longevity of the game, which evolves over time. Players also spend time helping newcomers via the Community hub and earning hearts in appreciation of their efforts.
 
Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 8 players online. You can play on your own or with up to 8 others online. The game makes it easy to find friends and family you know and ensures safe chat and permission for those you don’t.

CostsCosts

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.

In-game purchases for candles that are used as currency to give to other players as gifts. There is also Season Pass to grant access to content that changes over time.

You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 7 with fear, users interact and in-game purchases

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.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
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. 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 about system accessibility settings.


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