General Information


State of Decay, Breakdown, Lifeline

Publisher: Undead Labs
Description: The end is here. Life as you knew it has gone to hell after the mother of all zombie outbreaks. Now you and the few scattered survivors must band together to survive and rebuild in a 3rd-person action game set in a dynamic open world. You choose where to make your stand, designing and fortifying your home base, performing daring raids for food and ammunition, and rescuing other playable survivors with unique talents.
Similar Games: DayZ, Project Zomboid
Genre(s): Open & persistent world, zombie-survival horror
Playthrough Length: The story mode length varies between +15-20 hours of playthrough on average par, however, the Breakdown downloadable content pack features an 'endless mode'.
Difficulty: Cannot be adjusted in-game, the game's difficulty is relatively hard.
Security Concerns: Has no online content, with the exception of the leaderboards used to compare in-game statistics between players and the minor announcements which are seen on the lower part of the main menu.

Multiplayer Information

Online Multiplayer: No
Local Multiplayer: No
Voice Chat: None
Connectivity Structure: None
Age of Community: N/A
Community Attitude: N/A

Gameplay Information

ESRB Rating(s): Mature +17
PEGI Rating(s): 18+
ACB Rating(s): R 18+
Content Labels: Intense Violence, Blood and Gore, Sexual Themes, Partial Nudity, Drug Reference, Strong Language

Content Information

Violence: The main "antagonists" of the game and its downloadable content packs, which are the zombies and their varieties, can be eliminated in different ways which most of the time result in brutal blood splatters and detached limbs.
Language: Some in-game dialog features strong language, and the player can taunt which most of the time involves cussing.
Sexual Themes and Nudity: While there is no visual sexual themes and nudity, the in-game dialog contains some sexual references.
Drugs and Alcohol: Prescription drugs can be found in-game and can be consumed by the player, while alcohol has been converted into firebombs to combat the undead.
Crude Humor or Comic Mischief: None

Cost Information

Subscription: None
In-game Purchases: None, however, optional downloadable content packs can be purchased.
Gambling Elements: None