Preselected equipment

Video game concept

Player has choice of equipment only at the beginning of the game and possibly at certain points in the game, such as between missions or upon visiting an armory, dock, or some other safe haven but is incapable of changing outside those places.


Alternate name: Equipment loadouts

The first video game about Preselected equipment was released in 1989.

Activision, Ubisoft and Cellar Door Games has published most of these games

Common in vehicular combat and other non-arcade vehicle simulation games, also in some tactical shooters.

Player can not scavenge new equipment for immediate use.