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Everything you need to know about Palworld, the Pokemon-esque game launching in January

Giving cute cartoon creatures weapons of mass destruction won’t end badly right?


If you’re a fan of putting cute characters to work on a wholesome farm or forcing them into factory labour then Palworld might be the game for you! This adorable-looking game releases on the 19th January and will be an open world with survival aspects. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming game.

What is Palworld?

In this game, you can peacefully live alongside mysterious creatures known as Pals or risk your life to drive off a ruthless poaching syndicate. Pals can be used to fight, or they can be made to work on farms or factories. You can even sell them or eat them!

When will Palworld be released?

Palworld launches worldwide into early access on January 19th.

Will Palworld have online coop?

Via Steam

Multiplayer is supported, so invite a friend and go on an adventure together. And of course, you can battle your friends and trade Pals, too. In online co-op play mode, up to four players can play together. Additionally, a dedicated server can allow up to 32 players to play together.

How much will Palworld cost?

Via Steam

Palworld will cost $29.99 (USD).

Will Palworld be available to play on Nintendo Switch?

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Via Steam

Currently, Palworld will not be available to play on Nintendo Switch upon release.

Will Palworld be available on Xbox Game Pass?

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Via Steam

Palworld is on the Xbox Game Pass and the Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Is Palworld similar to the Pokemon games?

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Via Steam

Palworld is similar in that the game contains cute stylised characters that resemble Pokemon, but as it is a survival game there are more opportunities than in a Pokemon game.

You can make your Pals work an idyllic life on your farm, or put them to work in a depressing factory on a zero-hours contract.

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