During GamesCom in Cologne, Frontier Development announced more exciting features being added to Planet Coaster in the last phase of Alpha which is being launched tomorrow - 23rd August - and will be available to all early bird purchasers to try out and test. In the last phase of alpha the game will be moving to Steam with full integration which will be a positive development as to play we won’t need to rely on Frontier’s distribution software, but also benefit from all the steamworks tools.
There will be a beta of Planet Coaster before launch which Frontier confirmed will be the 17th November. I have been trying out the alpha of Planet Coaster and it has been great so far, with some users producing some amazing parks and scenery using only the very basic of assets provided so far in the alpha. I eagerly look forward to the opportunities presented when the game is complete.
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