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Spellbreak Review

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Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 3 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Spellbreak is an online magic battle like Fortnite, but this Battle Royale is fought with spells rather than guns. This means more varied gameplay and tactics as you master different elemental magic and cast powerful spell combinations.

You choose from a range of different player types: Frostborn, Conduit, Pyromancer, Toxicologist, Stoneshaper, or Tempest. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks, which you can customise with talents as you grow in power. Because you can hold multiple abilities, you can blend spell combinations to your advantage: fiery tornadoes, electrified gas clouds, and the like.

You also need to explore the map for find tactical advantages with hidden chests that offer one-off runes and equipment. These items give you the ability to fly, teleport, control time, become invisible, and more.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 03/09/2020

Price: Free

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

Genres: Action, Fighting and Shooting

Accessibility: 24 features

Developer: @PlaySpellBreak

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play this with 42 players online.

CostsCosts

Spellbreak

Xbox One Free
PS4 Free
PC Free
Switch Free
 
This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.  

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 buy packs of outfits and gold to spend in the game on cosmetic items:
  • Spellbreak - Starter Pack $4.99
  • Spellbreak - 1,000 Gold $9.99
  • Spellbreak - 2,500 (+300 Bonus) Gold $24.99
  • Spellbreak - 4,000 (+1,000 Bonus) Gold $39.99
  • Spellbreak - Acolyte Pack $49.99
  • Spellbreak - Magus Pack $79.99
  • Spellbreak - 10,000 (+3,500 Bonus) Gold $99.99

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12 for Moderate Violence.

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.

AccessibilityAccessibility

The Head Up Display has extensive customisation so you can change the size of different elements in detail.

You can opt to Toggle Crouch, Automatic Sprint or Toggle Sprint. You can opt to Toggle or Hold Levitation power. You can also select Aim Assist percentage. You can also opt to double-tap the Left Stick or Hold the Left Stick to ping danger notifications to other players. You can remap mouse and keyboard but only select presets for controllers.
 
Our Spellbreak Accessibility Report details 24 accessibility features:

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