Sodium One starts players in a social hub located in the Nevada desert. Players must check in with A.I. life-force "VICKIE" to obtain their objectives, and then battle through multiple levels for a spot on the leader board, either in individual combat or as a multi-player experience, while earning credits and rewards to be redeemed in within the game. Sodium One features objective-based meta-games, full arcade-style games and community events. During the first section of the game, "Salt Shooter," players must hunt self-replacing robots with tanks in order control their population. Gamers can play through the first five levels of "Salt Shooter" for free, or unlock additional levels and experiences with the purchase the virtual items, ranging from €0.99 to €4.99.