Palworld on Twitch

For a few days now, Palworld invites itself onto the Twitch many French-speaking and international streamers. All of them set out to conquer its open-world, capturing Pals along the way and developing bases, each more imposing than the last. We'd like to tell you a little more about this title, an intriguing blend of Pokémon and Arkwhich is out today as an early-access release.

What is Palworld?

Developed and published by PocketpairPalworld is a survival gameIn this game, players explore the lands of a mysterious island populated by creatures... the famous Pals. Whether you're playing solo or with others, you can try to capture them all. to add to your collection, to send them off to battle or to put them to work for you. After all... your base isn't going to grow out of the ground by itself!

As you explore the open world of Palworld, you'll come across wild Pals (there are even shiny versions!). Initially, you will need to attack them yourselfBut over time, the ones you capture - thanks to the Pal Sphere, a kind of Poké Ball - will become your own. will lend you a hand in battle.

This will come in very handy when you're up against Mammorests or out fighting opposing factions and dungeon bosses. What's more, the wild Pals don't just attack your partners, but also your enemies. they also attack your character. And if you're wondering, yes, it is possible to die.

Capturing Mammorest in Palworld
Battle against Reptyro in Palworld

Palworld places as much emphasis on capture and combat as it does on building and managing your database. In fact, it's a big part of the title. In order to survive, you'll need to capture Pals so that they can help you with various tasks, either willingly or unwillingly. Each Pal has its own speciality! They can lend a hand on your farm, erect gigantic buildings, defend your base and even keep a factory running at full capacity.

Assign your Pals to your factory in Palworld

All you have to do is assign them a place, and they'll do it. Although they'll "happily" help you create your dream camp, you'll still need to feed them and give them a minimum of attentionThe risk is that they will rebel or die. It then becomes necessary to acquire the appropriate resources and manage your stock correctlyIt's a question of their survival, and yours. After that, you can always cook a few if the situation becomes too complicated.

As we said earlier, Pals are invaluable allies in battle. Not only because they have special attacks, but also because that they can use weapons. Yes, you read that right! We're talking about real assault rifles and other artillery. And you'll have access to them too. As you gain experience, you unlock new ways of defending yourself No more arrows and quivers, just ammunition and rocket launchers! That's why Palworld was such a big hit in the first place.

Pals have their own combat skills
You can supply weapons to the Pals in Palworld

The buzz on Twitch continues to grow, and Palworld has already set a new record at the time of writing, with more than 105,000 spectators simultaneously according to Twitch Tracker. Until now, the game has only been available to content creators, but the wait is coming to an end. It is now available to buy via Steam, and is listed at 26€ for the launchafter which it will be sold for around €29.

Will you be taking it easy by the lake with your little (and very big) creatures? Will you take part in the fight against poachers? Or will you take part in the sale of endangered Pals? It's up to you to decide what kind of adventurer you want to be!