Frostpunk celebrates its first birthday

Frostpunk was launched a 12 months in the past, how time flies, and has shipped a formidable 1.Four million copies in its first 12 months. 11 bit studios additionally managed to fund three years of Frostpunk growth in simply 66 hours.

This War of Mine put 11 bit studios on the map and gave them a loyal participant base on which they might construct future success.

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“Thanks to it (This War of Mine), we’ve got an enormous base of over 4.5 million gamers,” Feldman advised Video “They purchased the sport and so they virtually immediately have been prepared to attempt 11 bit studios’ subsequent product… Now we are able to attain them straight with all our new merchandise and it actually gave Frostpunk one thing of a head begin. This passionate neighborhood could be very treasured for us.”

“If you look intently, you’ll see there’s a ton of inspiration from This War of Mine in Frostpunk. We didn’t wish to simply feed on our personal success and recycle the identical concepts, although. We wished to inform a special story and spotlight completely different sorts of issues, and to that finish, I really feel we have been largely profitable.”

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Frostpunk is a metropolis constructing sim with a stark distinction. Set in a snowy apocalypse, not solely do you must cope with the same old metropolis sim tropes resembling managing assets and your folks you additionally should make some really horrible choices. Do you place children to work to spice up your workforce (risking them getting killed)? What will you do with the useless our bodies that continually preserve piling up because the world tried to kill your folks?

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Every single choice you might be requested to make comes with a critical draw back and the upsides are sometimes fairly harrowing too.

There have been a number of updates all year long, every bringing with it free content material which is a refreshing change to the same old DLC methods of at this time. There are 2 different DLC packs within the works nevertheless it’s unclear if these might be free or paid for. Frostpunk can also be in growth for consoles and might be launched later this 12 months.

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“We purpose for a blended strategy to the content material we ship and diversification,” Feldman continued. “Free updates don’t should be insignificant, and that’s why Frostpunk acquired Endless Mode and story-driven expansions like The Fall of Winterhome.”

“In the meantime, if we’ve got one thing that really broadens the expertise and we really feel its scope justifies the necessity of paying, we advertise as paid DLC. But we undoubtedly don’t wish to be the corporate that can monetize actually every little thing.”

If you want to know extra in regards to the sport you’ll be able to try our Frostpunk overview.


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