How Long to Beat Armored Core 6

Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is now live.
Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is now live. / Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.

Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is a 2023 combat game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. In it, players get to pilot and customize a mech, battle formidable enemies, and experience a captivating story set on Robicon 3. 

Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S starting at $59.99. 

Some players want to know how long it takes to beat this highly anticipated mech shooter.

How Long to Beat Armored Core 6

Most people’s go-to source for gameplay length is HowLongToBeat. It’s a site where player worldwide submit their completion times for games. Although the latest installment of Armored Core has only been out for a few days, several players have already logged in their playthrough times on HowLongToBeat. 

HowLongToBeat divides playstyles into three main categories: Main Story, Main + Sides (side quests), and Completionist. The website shows players finish the main campaign in just over 14 hours. Doing side quests adds about 6 hours, making gameplay roughly 21 hours and 30 minutes. Anyone who wants to 100% Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon can expect to spend around 30 hours on it. 

Keep in mind that these numbers show average playtimes of people with different experience levels and playstyles. Many factors determine how long a game will take. For example, players knowledgeable about third-person shooters will likely finish the game sooner than those without experience in the genre.

It’s also important to note that Fires of Rubicon is longer than many previous titles. The completionist route of Armored Core and Armored Core 2 is about half the length of the latest title. The main story lengths of most previous games range from 7 to 12 hours, with 7 as the most common duration.