11 bit studios today announced Frostpunk 2, the sequel of the highly acclaimed, BAFTA Awards nominated mix of post-apocalyptic survival world, building game and society simulation Frostpunk. A trailer sets the mood for the sequel.
Frostpunk 2 is the first of three in-house projects that the Warsaw studio is currently working on. To celebrate the announcement, the first installment will be free to play on Steam for a limited time this weekend. Frostpunk 2 can now be added to the wishlist in several stores: Steam, GOG and in the Epic Store.
In the sequel to Frostpunk, players slip back into the role of the leader of a resource-scarce metropolis for which expansion and the search for new sources of energy are inevitable. But the apocalyptic world has moved on. After the end of the coal age, conquering Frostland for oil production is now seen as saving the last survivors of mankind. But change is never easy, and not every member of this complex new society is open to the new direction.
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The team has grown since the development of the first part and now consists of almost 70 members, which means that the sequel will be much bigger. “Thanks to the additional staff, we are able to improve all aspects of the game, from size to quality and gameplay. We have made it our goal to develop more than just a simple sequel. We want to offer players an experience that goes far beyond the original, ”says Jakub Stokalski, Co-Director of Frostpunk 2.
Jakub reveals some details of his vision for Frostpunk 2: “Players can expect a lot of far-reaching decisions and the freedom to influence the city and its society according to their ideas - but they also have to live with the consequences. Frostpunk 2 builds on the conflicts from its predecessor: weighing up the survival of humanity and human values as well as the struggle for survival against the arctic cold. But, more importantly, Frostpunk 2 adds a new layer to it all that will be present in many aspects of the game, be it political, social, or technological advancement - and that layer concerns the conflict between humans and their own nature . "
Frostpunk became an instant hit when it was released on PC in 2018. The console version, which appeared the following year, was also successful. After launch, the game received tons of free new content as well as three premium expansions and exceeded three million units sold on its third birthday in April 2021. The game even made the leap into the analog world and became implemented as a board gameThe idea is even enormously innovative. Above all, the app accompanying the board game should standards put.
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