Surviving the Aftermath will likely be releasing on the Xbox One in late 2020 and in addition be part of the Xbox Game Preview program for gamers who need to expertise the sport’s early growth later this yr. The first entry in developer Haemimont Games’ Surviving collection, Surviving Mars, noticed gamers trying to colonize and survive on the purple planet by means of metropolis constructing gameplay and real-world scientific information. The sport obtained usually constructive opinions upon launch thanks partially due to its hardcore life like components and retro-futurism artwork type.
Haemimont Games isn’t any stranger to the metropolis constructing style, having developed a number of RTS Roman Empire-themed titles in addition to the communist dictator simulators Tropico 3, 4 and 5. Two items of downloadable content material have come out for Surviving Mars since the sport’s preliminary launch, Space Race and Green Planet, the latter of which added planetary terraforming and new applied sciences.
According to Nikhat Ali, Lead Producer for Surviving the Aftermath and Surviving Mars, the constructive response from these DLC choices taught them quite a bit about what gamers are in search of of their video games. In an official announcement, Ali stated month-to-month participant exercise elevated eight-fold after Green Planet’s launch, surpassing the sport’s earlier participant peak by 19 %, and that clearly followers admire video games which permit them to remedy issues creatively in a harmful surroundings. Ali additionally introduced Surviving the Aftermath will likely be out there to buy by means of the early entry Xbox Game Preview system later this yr.
Even although the teaser trailer above doesn’t present any gameplay footage, judging by the sport’s title and the quantity of meteors falling in the emblem’s background one can surmise Surviving the Aftermath will function gameplay comparable to Surviving Mars however in the fallout of some form of cataclysmic occasion equivalent to an interstellar influence. While not a lot has been stated about the place the sport will happen, whether or not on Mars or a distinct planet, Ali guarantees extra particulars about Surviving the Aftermath will likely be launched throughout PDXCon on October 19th.
Although Surviving Mars launched on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, to this point solely an Xbox One model of Surviving the Aftermath has been confirmed. With Haemimont Games now benefiting from the Xbox Game Preview program, it is greater than possible Surviving the Aftermath might find yourself with some form of timed exclusivity deal on Xbox earlier than finally coming to different consoles. Survival followers will not have to wait lengthy to discover out, fortunately, as a result of PDXCon is correct round the nook.