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Planet Coaster

Coaster Park Tycoon

An economic strategy game created by Frontier Developments - the creators of the RollerCoaster Tycoon and the Elite franchises. In the game, the player's task is to build and manage an amusement park.

Strategy | Economic | sandbox | amusement park builder | Xbox Game Pass

Planet Coaster Release Date

17Nov2016

PC

10Nov2020

PS4 XONE XSX

12Nov2020

PS5

Planet Coaster: Simulation Evolved for PC is an economic strategy game requiring the player to create their own amusement park and manage it appropriately. The game was created by Frontier Developments the creators of the famous RollerCoaster Tycoon series, as well as the Elite franchise.

Mechanics

In Planet Coaster: Simulation Evolved for PC, the gameplay focuses on creating modern-day roller coasters other contents play a supporting role here. When designing the amusement park, the player is free to decide about the outlook of the place and what do the previously mentioned roller coasters look like. It is completely up to the player to decide about the number of corners or their height in a given roller coaster as well. The game features a 3D mode allowing to view the roller coaster freely and apply modifications to it.

In Planet Coaster: Simulation Evolved for PC, the player is also required to keep economic aspects of running an amusement park in mind. By setting the ticket prices in particular sectors, the player tries to gain additional funds in order to expand the business. However, the process is complex, for the visitors have their demands - to enlarge the profit and give the customers a reason to come back, the player has to take care of their needs incessantly in order to satisfy them.

Technical aspects

The game offers proper visuals, making references to the qualities of the RollerCoaster Tycoon series. The camera view allows to observe the current situation at any angle, making it possible to zoom in or out as well when needed.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 8,3 / 10 based on 120 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 9.2 / 10 based on 42 votes.

PEGI rating Planet Coaster

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.

Planet Coaster: Console Edition System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel i5-2300 2.8 GHz/AMD FX-4300 3.8 GHz
  • 8 GB
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 560/Radeon 7850 or better
  • 8 GB HDD
  • Windows 7(SP1)/8.1/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel i7-4770 3.4 GHz/ AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • 12 GB
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 980/Radeon R9 380 or better
  • 8 GB HDD
  • Windows 7(SP1)/8.1/10 64-bit
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