Key Details of Papers, Please

  • Award-winning game
  • Last updated on June 27, 2024
  • There have been 5 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Award-winning game

Papers, Please proved its worth and success by winning countless awards from different publications and organizations. The game became a phenomenon in such a short time and many people from all around the world fell in love with it immediately. Its captivating story and simple graphics make it a great choice for players who are interested in this genre.

Papers, Please is a game developed by 3909 LLC. It puts you in the role of an immigration officer in the fictional communist country of Arstotzka, right after a long war with a neighboring country, Kolechia. The game takes place in a border town called Grestin, where your job is to check the documents of people trying to enter from Kolechia.

In Papers, Please, you need to look at various documents like passports, visas, and work permits. The game provides simple tools for checking these documents. These tools include methods to inspect, search, and take fingerprints. This helps you verify if the documents are real and if the people are who they say they are.

It has spaces for documents, a rulebook for immigration laws, and a bulletin that updates you with daily news. This setup helps players feel like they are really at the checkpoint, making decisions on who can enter the country. Papers, Please is available on several platforms including Windows, macOS, and iOS. This means you can play it on both computers and mobile devices. This page refers to the Android version of this game.

Each day, you face new rules and challenges such as spotting fake documents or deciding if you should keep families together or detain someone who might be in danger if sent back. You also have to manage your earnings to take care of your family in the game, which adds a layer of strategy regarding your finances and moral choices.

Papers, Please is great for players who like games where you need to think and make decisions that test your morals. It's a good fit for fans of strategy and role-playing games, especially those who are interested in politics and decision-making challenges.

Bottom Line

You can buy and download "Papers, Please" from online stores like Steam, Google Play Store and the App Store. It is sold as a one-time purchase, which means you pay once and get full access to the game.

What's new in version 1.4.0

  • Initial phone release

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Full Specifications

June 13, 2024
Latest update
June 27, 2024
Operating System
Android 4.3, Android 4.0, Android 4.2.2, Android 4.1.1, Android 7.0, Android 4.4, Android 6.0, Android 8.0, Android 4.2, Android 5.0, Android 4.1, Android 4.1.2, Android 9.0, Android 4.2.1
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