Planet Zoo brings the ultimate zoo simulation to consoles on 26 March – Pre-order now

Planet Zoo Console

Published on: Thu, 25/01/2024 - 4:03pm

Planet Zoo: Console Edition introduces much-loved creative management sim to Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 this spring

Cambridge, UK – 30 January 2024 – . Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV, ‘Frontier’) announced today Planet Zoo: Console Edition. Featuring meaningful management, limitless creativity, and authentic animals, Planet Zoo: Console Edition arrives on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 on 26th March for a suggested retail price of £39.99 / $49.99 / €49.99. Players who pre-order now will receive three exclusive animals: the Pygmy Hippopotamus, Komodo Dragon, and Thomson’s Gazelle.

Planet Zoo: Console Edition brings Frontier’s BAFTA-nominated creative management simulation to console, complete with over 4 years’ worth of features, content, and animals from the celebrated PC video game’s free updates.

Featuring an incredible array of animals who think, feel, and explore the habitats you create around them, Planet Zoo allows players to nurture and learn about an array of species as they construct, customise, and manage the world’s wildest zoos using intuitive console controls.

Budding zookeepers can test their skills across four engaging game modes: Career, Franchise, Challenge, and Sandbox. Deep management allows players to focus on the bigger picture, or control the smallest details to ensure animals, staff, and guests can thrive, in a world where animal welfare and conservation comes first.

With piece-by-piece construction, unique themes, and hundreds of building components, creating stunning zoos from the comfort of a sofa has never been easier. Players can also join a connected community with console cross-platform sharing via Frontier Workshop, with habitats, scenery, and even whole zoos available to download and share.

For players looking to expand their zoos with even more animals, scenery and gameplay scenarios, a Deluxe Edition is available to pre-order for an SRP of £49.99 / $59.99 / €59.99, including 16 additional animals and two additional scenarios, which transport players to both the heart of the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia and rich, vibrant wetlands. The Ultimate Edition includes all Deluxe Content, plus a Season Pass granting access to 14 future console DLC packs for an SRP of £99.99 / $119.99 / €119.99.

Planet Zoo: Console Edition is available for pre-order now via the Xbox and PlayStation stores.

For more exciting details, players can tune in for the very first Frontier Unlocked livestream on Twitch and Youtube on Wednesday 31st January at 18:00 GMT.

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About Planet Zoo: Console Edition

Build a world for wildlife with Planet Zoo: Console Edition. From the developers of Planet Coaster and Zoo Tycoon, the ultimate zoo simulation is arriving on console. With full controller support, powerful creative tools, plus years’ worth of features, content, and animals, there’s never been a better time to dive into Frontier’s celebrated creative management game.

About Frontier

Frontier is a leading independent developer and publisher of videogames founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the iconic Elite game. Based in Cambridge, Frontier uses its proprietary COBRA game development technology to create innovative genre-leading games, primarily for personal computers and videogame consoles.

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