This game is rated PEGI 7
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 8 months ago.
Your main objective is to explore the ocean and survive its dangers, while also completing tasks to advance the plot. You collect resources, craft tools, bases, and even submersibles. The largest part of the game is underwater although there are two islands to explore.
You can play in different modes:
- Survival: Dealing with depleting health, hunger, thirst and oxygen. You can respawn if you die but lose items.
- Freedom: Hunger and thirst disabled but otherwise like Survival.
- Hardcore: If you die you have to restart from the beginning.
- Creative: Health and thirst are disabled. You also have access to all crafting without the need for resources.
- VR: The game can be played in VR mode with headsets such as the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift, with the additional input of a keyboard and mouse or game controller.
It creates an experience that invites you to dive into an underwater ocean. There’s an open and immersive watery world to discover. Construction is predictably challenging, with air pressure and resources a battle to keep balanced. These housekeeping concerns are as occupying as the daunting, enigmatic and mysterious depths of Subnautica’s world. Although set in the future, Subnautica draws back a curtain on the real underwater worlds we know but can’t explore in a prolonged way.
Release Date: 11/04/2016, updated in 2018
Price: 50% off
Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World, Simulation, Stealth and Strategy
Accessibility: 14 features
In addition to the rating parents should note that at one point players add bleach to water to make it drinkable in the game.
10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.
You can select Survival, Freedom, Hardcore or Creative modes that offer different difficulties. The game uses small icons for menus and to identify items, but when you select them a black box pops up with white text to describe what they are.
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