Planet Coaster will be made available for pre-order on Steam starting 25 August. Planet Coaster is already available for pre-order on FrontierStore.net, and all FrontierStore.net customers will receive a Steam key at launch.
Steam and Steam Workshop will form the backbone of Planet Coaster’s in-game community and sharing features starting with the launch of Planet Coaster Alpha 3 on 23 August.
Following the launch of Planet Coaster Alpha 3 on 23 August, playing Planet Coaster will require Steam. Alpha players will find a Steam key available on their FrontierStore.net profile starting 23 August. Steam is free and new players can create a Steam account here.
Planet Coaster Alpha access is available exclusively on FrontierStore.net until 25 August, when Frontier will close Alpha access to all new customers. Alpha 3 will launch via Steam, and will continue to be playable and supported by Frontier until Planet Coaster prepares to enter its Beta phase (date to be announced).
Check out this “First impressions” video from Chief Beef on YouTube
See the Planet Coaster trailer, pre-order, get early access and even become part of the game at PlanetCoaster.com.
Elite Dangerous: Arena thrusts players into first-person dogfights against the galaxy’s greatest pilots in stunning 3D space arenas. With easy to pick-up controls that quickly reveal incredible depth, Elite Dangerous: Arena is a new way to engage in fast-paced PVP action against players from around the world for just £4.99 ($7.49, €6.75, 375 RUB).
Elite Dangerous: Arena brings Elite Dangerous’ Close Quarter Combat (CQC) PVP game to players as a standalone release, featuring full cross-compatibility with the large and growing Elite Dangerous player community.
CQC is the ultimate 34th century gladiatorial contest between starship pilots, featuring:
Four agile, combat-honed space ships. Choose from the fast and aggressive Federal and Imperial Fighters, the damage-dealing Eagle or the heavyweight Sidewinder.
Multiple tactical options with custom loadouts unlocked by ranking up.
Four Arenas: Elevate’s towering view, Cluster Compound’s mining facility, Asteria Point’s cavernous space station and Ice Field’s frozen asteroid belt.
Eight-player Free for All, Team Deathmatch and Capture the Flag game modes.
“Elite Dangerous: Arena is a different kind of multi-player shooter, offering competitive gamers the chance to jump into thrilling space combat and challenge the world.” Frontier CEO David Braben said. “We showcase CQC to players at events around the world, and it’s a hit wherever it’s played.”
All Elite Dangerous: Arena and Elite Dangerous CQC players are eligible to enter Frontier’s $100,000 Close Quarter Combat Championships tournament. Selection will take place over a series of heats in the spring and summer, and heat winners will receive an invite to the grand final to be held at a secret location and livestreamed online later this year.
Elite Dangerous: Arena is available today for just £4.99 ($7.49, €6.75, 375 RUB) at Frontierstore.net and Steam.
Elite Dangerous: Deluxe Edition, featuring CQC and full access to the new Horizons season of expansions is available now for £39.99 ($59.99, €53.99, 2998 RUB).
All Elite Dangerous players already own CQC as part of the core game, and can look forward to a new world of competition as pilots enter the fray via Elite Dangerous: Arena.
Players who buy Elite Dangerous: Arena and later choose to enter the epic Elite Dangerous galaxy will receive the full cost of Elite Dangerous: Arena off the price of Elite Dangerous: Deluxe Edition.
Considered by critics to be the all-time genre-leading coaster park simulation game, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is a bestselling PC classic, now available for iPhone and iPad as it was always intended without in-app purchases or free to play functions.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 brings all the fun of running your own rollercoaster park to iOS, with new touch-friendly controls and an all-new modernized user interface. Players can sculpt organic landscapes and reshape the world with a touch, personalizing parks with paths, shops, scenery, rides, twisting rollercoasters and more, all in stunning 3D.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 for iOS features all 18 scenarios from the original PC game, five park themes, 100 pre-built rollercoasters, the fully-featured rollercoaster creator, and the complete original sandbox mode where creativity can run wild. An in-depth management simulation drives the performance of the park, as players thrill guests with rides and entertainment, earning money to dream and build even bigger.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 for iOS supports iPad Mini 2 (2013), iPad Mini 3 (2014), iPad Air (2013), iPad Air 2 (2014), iPhone 5S (2014), iPhone 6 (2014) and iPhone 6+ (2014). RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is available now on the App Store for £3.99 ($4.99, €4.49). Play RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 for iOS and unleash your creativity anywhere, any time.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is developed and published by Frontier Developments, developers of the upcoming Planet Coaster. Planet Coaster is an all-new game that embodies the spirit of the classic ‘Tycoon’ titles, launching in 2016 for PC and available now to preorder. Planet Coaster is the new destination for everyone who cares about coaster parks and management sims.
Powerplay is the third major free update for Elite: Dangerous and the largest to date, introducing new ships, new features and an all-new strategic layer to the Elite: Dangerous galaxy.
In Powerplay, players can pledge allegiance to one of a number of galactic Powers and join the battle for interstellar conquest and control. Players can guide their chosen faction’s strategy, take on special objectives to advance their shared cause, and dominate Elite: Dangerous’ full-scale Milky Way galaxy together. (more…)