- Publisher: Square Enix
- Release Date: Jan 31, 2023
- Also On: PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 17 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 5 out of 17
Mixed: 3 out of 17
Negative: 9 out of 17
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Feb 9, 2023Very satisfying and relaxing gameplay. Perfect for unwinding and listening to music or podcasts. When you get into the "flow" it can be a downright meditative experience. The light narrative that persists through client messages is often humorous and is surprisingly mysterious.
The art style is a nice blend of stylized and realistic, and the physics of the water simulation works exactlyVery satisfying and relaxing gameplay. Perfect for unwinding and listening to music or podcasts. When you get into the "flow" it can be a downright meditative experience. The light narrative that persists through client messages is often humorous and is surprisingly mysterious.
The art style is a nice blend of stylized and realistic, and the physics of the water simulation works exactly as you'd expect it to in real life. There are a bunch of levels with a lot of character and variety. I also enjoy the variety of powerwashers and attachments, and there's even some cosmetic options for your character and equipment. My only gripe is that it can sometimes be frustrating to get that last 1% to finish a job. There are tools to help you find spots you've missed, but even with that it can still be tedious. I've also encountered frequent stuttering that seemed to get worse the more I played, but simply turning off auto-save fixed it completely. Hopefully that is something fixable with a patch.
Overall, if you're looking for a relaxing, satisfying and simple sim experience, you will definitely enjoy PowerWash Simulator! Happy spraying!… Expand
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Mar 6, 2023Powerwash Simulator does not try to hide its true nature. What might barely feel like a game is more of an expression of that part of the brain that just wants to feel some kind of satisfaction. Whether it’s watching a person peel a large part of dried glue off their hand, seeing a massive pimple being popped, or using a controller to wash off an unrealistically dirty suburban house, there’s an audience here. Those who have already played Powerwash Simulator won’t find anything particularly special about the PlayStation 5 version. Undoubtedly, there’s varying levels of reward here but if you’re looking to relax, this may just be the ticket.
Feb 24, 2023PowerWash Simulator is a relaxing game that brings out the cleanest in us. For anyone who carries their obsessive-compulsive inside, the game plunges us into a strange feeling of satisfaction when doing our job. It's a quiet game that will take us a long time to complete and that beyond that will make us feel like we're cleaning experts.
Feb 21, 2023PowerWash Simulator is a game that goes beyond its simple premise to be quite an entertaining and sometimes complex experience that can keep you hooked for hours.