Farming Simulator 23 Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

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Farming Simulator 23 Review

Farming Simulator 23 Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 1.2GB download size.
  • Has its own achievements.
  • 3 save slots.
  • Colorblind support.
  • Game tips can be turned on and off.
  • Farming simulator gameplay.
  • The tutorial mode is optional but it guides you through the basics.
  • Two maps to choose from – Amberstone and NeuBrunn.
  • Time scale (speed that time passes) – 2/5/10/30/45/60/90/real-time.
  • Traffic can be turned on and off.
  • Invert axis and sensitivity sliders.
  • Full accelerometer and tilt support.
  • Unit settings – mph/kph, dollar/eu/pounds, Fahrenheit/Celsius, acres/hectares.
  • Ai workers can be turned on and off to refill – fuel/seeds/fertilizer/slurry/manure.
  • Full stats screen.
  • The weather report goes into a full-week forecast.
  • The help section is a manual used to reference a text tutorial.
  • Every action on screen has the button icons on them.
  • You can instantly hire and fire workers to do tasks.
  • Jump between all owned vehicles by pressing a button.
  • Minimap and full map.
  • A handy way to just scroll through the seeds on the main Hud.
  • A fully 3D world with 360-degree camera control.
  • First and third-person view when in the vehicle.
  • Buy and sell vehicles from the store or the menu.
  • Walking over owned land shows the status of the field like crop type, growth, how much is fertilized, and if it needs plowing.
  • When driving you can zoom in and out whilst in third person view.
  • Every vehicle looks incredible with its high detail. Each handle is different.
  • Farming jobs are wood cutting, Herding animals, Growing and selling crops, and taking on missions.
  • All vehicles are licensed brands.
  • Play how you want.

Farming Simulator 23 Review

Farming Simulator 23 Review Cons:

  • Going into options and not even selecting the language cause the game to restart.
  • Not the fastest loading time.
  • Doesn’t have a third-person view when outside the vehicle.
  • You don’t start with a normal vehicle like a car.
  • It doesn’t have an auto acceleration like in other games which made farming easier.
  • The Hud is very busy.
  • Has a mobile feel, especially in terms of the menus and big menu buttons.
  • Only two locations.
  • You cannot bring up a list of the controls.
  • When it autosaves the game cannot be played and it shows up on the screen.
  • It doesn’t have as many activities as before like horses and trains.
  • Does get slowdown especially when driving in town.

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Farming Simulator 23 Review

Farming Simulator 23:

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Developer: GIANTS Software

Publisher: GIANTS Software

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

Jim Smale

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