Transformers: Battlegrounds Review
Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
You control the Autobots in the main campaign; Bumblebee, Windblade, Grimlock and Optimus Prime. Each robot has unique skills that can be used to your advantage. Windblade, for example, can knock enemies back and send them hurtling into the nearest solid object for heavy damage.
Each turn you get a certain number of Action Points that allow you to move and attack. As you progress you fill up the Ultimate meter, which lets you trigger an even bigger attack. You need to change your approach for different missions that range from objective capturing, rescues or all out battles. You need to use the varying environments to your advantage too. Take cover in desert sandstorms, avoid Cyberton's Energon storms, and battle foes in city streets.
For younger players and fans of the series this is a lot of fun without getting overly confusing. With this, the game unlocks steadily more missions and abilities to keep them engaged. It's also a good scale for youngsters.
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 8-12 year-olds
Release Date: 23/10/2020
Platforms: PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Players: You can play this with 2 players online. There's local multiplayer team up mode where you can test the strategic skills of other family members with games like Capture the Flag, Horde, Last Stand and more.
Transformers: Battlegrounds Digital Deluxe Edition
Transformers: Battlegrounds: Digital Deluxe Edition
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
You don’t need a paid subscription to play this game online. You can purchase items in the game that give you different outfits:
- Energon Autobot Skin Pack
- Gold Autobot Skin Pack
- Neon Autobot Skin Pack
- Battle Autobot Skin Pack
Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 8-12 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
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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