Personalization in Video Games

The impact and importance of in-game customization

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Skill Tree Menu

In video games, both of the above is applied in order to provide the player with a very immersive experience but we’re going to talk about the latter, which is a mechanic that is very important, especially in large, sandbox or open world games.

The importance of character customization

FIFA 19 Character Creation
The Witcher 3 Inventory

Fallout 4 and it’s perfect hit on personalization

Fallout 4 Screenshot by Bethesda Studios
Character Creation in Fallout 4
Fallout 4 Weapon Crafting System
Fallout 4 Settlement Building

This was personalization at best because it gave the player the ability to customize the experience of the product to their needs.

Each adventure of Fallout 4 was unique from one player to another because of these mechanics.

Bethesda and their attention to customization

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