Frontier Reveals Planet Coaster's FREE Summer Update

Published on: Tue, 13/06/2017 - 6:00pm

Planet Coaster brings fresh thrills, fireworks and new customization options for every player on June 27

Cambridge, UK. 13 June 2017. Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV) today announced the FREE Planet Coaster Summer Update, available for all Planet Coaster players on June 27.

See the new Planet Coaster Summer Update announce trailer here.

Planet Coaster keeps growing, with over 120,000 community creations shared on the Steam Workshop and regular content updates for every player. The Summer Update is Planet Coaster’s third major expansion, following December’s Winter Update and April’s Spring Update, with each season bringing new creative, management and sharing opportunities for Planet Coaster players.

Fireworks are an explosive new way to customize parks in Planet Coaster’s Summer Update. Celebrate the Fourth of July, New Year, Bonfire Night or any other occasion with the most detailed fireworks simulation ever created for a videogame. Design epic firework displays with the new Display Sequencer, trigger them alongside other park events, and even choreograph them to custom music! Create the ultimate sky-high summer spectacle, or download the most explosive displays from the Planet Coaster community.

New Video and Image Scenery unlocks the ultimate in creative customization for Planet Coaster players. Fully customizable wall panels and screens let players place their own images and video into Planet Coaster and create parks unlike any other.

And give a boost to every ride with the new Flatride Sequencer and Painted Wooden Coasters. Take total control over your favorite rides, and give your wooden coasters a whole new look with a lick of paint.

There’s more to Create, more to Manage and more to Share in the Planet Coaster Summer Update.

The Planet Coaster Summer Update also features:

New Rides

  • Iron Claw. Feel the G-force with this classic pendulum ride, popular in parks around the world.
  • Blackout. This swinging ship ride is a coaster park classic, flipping park guests upside down with an inverting loop.
  • Sky Watcher. A stunning ultramodern observation platform forged from glass and steel with a rotating cabin offering panoramic views. A perfect centerpiece for any modern park.

New Rollercoasters

  • Gnarler. An all-modern train running on wooden supports will let your guests ride rough wooden tracks in comfort and style.
  • Viper One. Two 66 meter supports elevate and inline roll at each end for a truly terrifying multi-launch coaster.
  • Power Up. This compact coaster with a vertical inverting chainlift is designed for small-scale parks where land is tight, making for a short but exhilarating ride.
  • De-Gen. A 21st century train on a traditional looping track brings a coaster classic up to date.
  • Bolt. An old-school coaster train makes for a rugged ride on a modern boomerang track.

New Scenarios

  • Miss Elly's Diner, Goldmine Tower and Starship Hangar. Test your management skills with three new challenges.

New Scenery

  • Stars and Stripes Scenery Pack. Celebrate the Fourth of July with inflatables, flags, bunting, hats and confetti in glorious red, white and blue!

For press assets, including new Summer Update screens, visit Frontier.co.uk/Press.

Planet Coaster is available now on Steam and FrontierStore.net for £29.99 ($44.99, €37.99). Planet Coaster is available at retail stores in selected territories.

Join Planet Coaster on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram all @PlanetCoaster.

Media Inquiries

Michael Gapper, PR and Communications Manager
mgapper@frontier.co.uk

About Planet Coaster

Create. Manage. Share. Be inspired and inspire others as you create, manage and share the world’s greatest coaster parks with friends and content creators around the world. Surprise, delight and thrill your guests as you build your coaster park empire, and let your imagination run wild with the future of coaster park simulation games.

About Frontier Developments

Frontier is the studio behind Elite Dangerous, LostWinds and Planet Coaster. Founded in 1994 by industry veteran David Braben, Frontier develops games using its powerful COBRA game technology and is passionate about original gameplay, real community, player-driven narrative and cutting-edge technology.

Planet Coaster is available now for PC. Elite Dangerous is available now for PC and Xbox One, and is coming to PlayStation 4 on June 27, 2017. Other Frontier titles include RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, Thrillville, LostWinds, Kinectimals, Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Zoo Tycoon, Tales from Deep Space and ScreamRide.

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