Friday, April 12, 2019

Frostpunk: Console Edition Announced

Rebuild a society to prosperity from the brink of extinction Frostpunk releases on PS4 and Xbox One this summer.

Despite being recognized as a city-building survival genre game, Frostpunk is a uniquely different title from developer/publisher 11 bit studios that may even brought up a term called "society survival" in future to describe similar experience.

Originally released for PC platform back in April 2018, it generally received a favorable reception from strategy game players and has now also been announced for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to arrive on summer 2019.

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Frostpunk: Console Edition Announced

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11 bit studios have also released a brand-new announcement trailer for console edition of Frostpunk with some game details.




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Set in late XIX century, premise of the game is set after eruptions from Krakatoa and Mount Tambora in a time when Earth becomes colder under a dimming sun, effectively unleashing a volcanic winter throughout the world.

Now that humanity is facing extinction after millions died and many governments have fallen, player character leads a group of survivors to rebuild and reestablish communities by managing resources to plan for their survival.

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British authorities have taken measures to fight an unforgiving cold by installing several heat generators and your job is to amass a hefty supply of coal to start one of them, so that a new community can be set up around it.

As you start building your city around one of those giant heat machines, coal mines, cooking houses, steam-powered heaters, streets, tents and many other facilities should be built to support lives in an unfriendly echo-system.

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The City Must Survive

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Huts need to set up for hunters and inhabitants will start consuming more when your community gets bigger. Difficult leadership decisions would lead to unforeseen consequences, leading citizens to get used toed to laws and customs.

Frostpunk opens up a whole new world of possibility for players while building New London and the major three scenarios to playthrough would definitely be larger than what many are expecting when it eventually come to PS4 and Xbox One this summer.