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You need to forage for food and clothing to survive the harsh natural environment. You have to deal with other online players and team up or take them down. You can arrest bandits with handcuffs and blindfold them as a non-lethal strategy. Or fight them with a wide variety of weapons - swords, machine guns, snipers, missiles, landmines.
As you accrue resources you need to build a base with barricades, furniture, traps, machinery. Board up the windows of existing structures to survive the night. Craft an entirely new structure from supplies you collect. Turn your vehicle into a moving fortress by building on it.
Different modes are set up to encourage different kinds of play. All against all has you raiding enemy encampments, Arena mode is a last man standing battle and Roleplay mode encourages everyone to stay in character and tell a story together.
Along with online play you can also play solo. Meet, talk and trade with computer characters. Complete quests to progress the story while you fend off waves of the undead.
Out now on PC, confirmed for Xbox One and PlayStation in the autumn. It will offer all gameplay features enjoyed by players on PC with restructured visuals, enhanced game mechanics, a new deeper unlock progression system, and a refreshed experience for players.
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Release Date: 08/07/2014
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative, Fighting, Open World, Simulation and Strategy
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
You will need PlayStation Plus (must be 18 to subscribe, 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 subscribe, then configure family accounts for younger players) to play online with Xbox One. The game is free on PC, but costs about £20 on Xbox and PlayStation.
You can purchase a Gold Upgrade on PC that offers extra save slots, customisations, Gold suits and accessories, as well as Golden Katana and Golden Desert Falcon skins. This also grants access to premium Golden servers.
The Elver DLC adds a new map inspired by a variety of different countries in Eastern Europe. In this map players scavenge for resources to construct equipment such as horde beacons and gasmasks, allowing them to obtain high tier gear beyond looting a military base.
The map layout has separate areas dedicated for base building within a dense forest surrounding the only lootable location on the map; the city. Zombies remain a constant threat across the metropolis, and spell doom for the reckless survivor. Players must keep an eye out for any TVs with static, which mark the presence of hidden ranger crates containing unique weapons and items.
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