Wreckout

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Posted: 12 days ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

Overview

Wreckout is a competitive sports game where you drive cars that catapult a ball into targets. Drawing on the classic Speedball games with a touch of Breakout, Micro Machines and Rocket League it offers a high octane and skill based competitive challenge. Your vehicles can have power-ups and ultimate abilities that fuse physics and sports combat.
  • Battle Mode: Take on the world or battle your friends in epic PvP encounters for up to 4 players. 4 teams and 12 characters to choose from.
  • Wreck Mode: Top the global leaderboards playing solo or with a friend in the ultimate arcade encounter.
  • Ultimates: Devastate the competition with awe-inspiring power-ups and ultimate abilities.
  • Switch It Up: Multiple arenas, teams, characters and rulesets to unlock.
Aiming for all current and next generation consoles, although not confirmed yet.

Commitment

Duration: It takes between 2 minutes and 3 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online.

Costs

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

You will need Xbox Live Gold to play online with Xbox Series X and S. 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 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.

Age Ratings

Not yet rated, mild violence and language aiming to be PEGI 12".

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.

Accessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.


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