Buzz! Quiz World places players in the role of a contestant competing against others, in the over-the-top yet family-friendly, fictional game show, Buzz!, which is hosted by the equally over-the-top host, Buzz. The goal here is to accumulate as many points as possible through a series of rounds, to become the overall champion. As with earlier games in the series, each player has their own franchise specific controller/"buzzer", (not included in this game-only release), which consists of a large red button to ring in to answer questions/make selections and a variety of other color-coated buttons used for scrolling on-screen options, navigation, contestant customization, etc. One of the great features of Buzz! Quiz World is that it is designed to utilize earlier released wireless Buzz! buzzers. These take advantage of the PS3's USB connections via a dongle, each of which accommodates up to four wireless buzzers, ensuring that there is always room for another buzzer, up to the eight players that the game supports both locally and online.
- Personalize the experience with hundreds of player names to choose from to create your own profile, which Buzz comments on.
- Customize the game and choose the round types and subjects you want.
- Answer over 5,000 new general knowledge questions including hundreds of pictures and videos.
- Choose from new rounds and contestant characters.
- Take on friends and family with 8 player local multiplayer quizzing.
- Challenge friends online with Sofa vs. Sofa Mode.