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Video GameWorms Rumble Review
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Worms Rumble is a multiplayer game where 32 worm characters try and shoot each other. It takes the usual turn-based Worms formula in a real time direction complete with a battle royale mode like Fortnite.

Although the play is different there’s still the over the top Monty Python-style humour. You play from side on perspective and control your character. You can shoot and hurl yourself at enemies making use of a wide range of classic (and new) weapons from the series. Bazooka, Shotgun, Sheep, Holy Hand-grenade, and Banana Bomb.

The small characters are agile and diminutive which makes for some knife edge tactile battles. You can play all against all in a Deathmatch mode or try and be the final worm in Last Worm Standing and Last Squad Standing variants.

The game will include seasonal events, challenges, and community collaborations as we have seen in games like Roblox and Fortnite.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/12/2020, updated in 2021

Price: 80% off

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1 (32 online)

Genres: Action, Fighting, Platform and Shooting

Developer: Team 17 (@Team17)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 5 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play this by yourself or as a 32-player online game. Cross-Platform: You can play with people across PC and PlayStation platforms.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for Mild 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.

Skill Rating

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. It’s a game that skews a little older than the classic Worms games as it’s played in real time. However, because your movement isn’t on the clock like the original, many younger players find this less frustrating.

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.

CostsCosts

Worms Rumble usually costs £10.99 to £17.99. 

Worms Rumble

XBox Store Xbox One £10.99
PlayStation Store PS5 £10.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £10.99
Steam Store PC £10.99
Switch Store Switch £10.99

Worms Rumble: Digital Deluxe Edition

There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
    • You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
 
It's important to set up your accounts and devices appropriately. More information is on our Financial Resources page.
 

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Worms Rumble Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Team17) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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