Atomic Heart Metacritic Score Revealed - Prima Games

Atomic Heart Metacritic Score Revealed

Can Mundfish's sci-fi shooter fill BioShock's shoes?

by Grant Testa
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With less than 24 hours until its worldwide launch, Atomic Heart, the eagerly awaited new science fiction first-person shooter meets action RPG officially had its Metacritic Score unveiled today. While the game is set for release on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S on February 21, 2023, the review embargo for critics officially ended on the morning of February 20, revealing how the game was received by professional reviewers. Let’s take a look at Atomic Heart’s Metacritic Score and examine whether or not the new sci-fi shooter that has garnered BioShock comparisons lived up to the hype.

Atomic Heart Metacritic Score on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S

According to Metacritic, as of this writing Atomic Heart received a 78 PC Metascore, a 74 PS5 rating, and a 72 on Xbox Series X|S. The game does not currently have a Metascore on PS4 or Xbox One. The mid to high 70s range of Atomic Heart’s Metacritic reviews indicate the game earned a mixed reception from the critic aggregator. Furthermore, Atomic Heart does not rank in the top 100 best games on any of its platforms according to Metacritic.

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Prima Games Atomic Heart Review

While Metacritic is a respected institution in the videogame industry through their meta-analyses of game reviews, the most important barometer for determining any game’s objective critic score is a Prima Games review (obviously). In the case of Atomic Heart, Prima Games received an opportunity to play and review the sci-fi FPS prior to launch. For those interested in the Prima Games’ review of Atomic Heart from our talented writer Shawn Robinson, follow the related link below.

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Grant Testa

Grant Testa is a former Heisman trophy nominated wide receiver and Wimbledon semifinalist turned videogame journalist. Some of the awards and honors he has received include the Pulitzer Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and People’s Sexiest Man Alive. When he’s not writing for Prima Games, you can find Grant at his other job, guarding a fork in the road with his identical twin brother who only tells the truth.