Planet Coaster® - the future of coaster park simulation games has arrived! Surprise, delight and thrill incredible crowds as you build your coaster park empire - let your imagination run wild, and share your success with the world.
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Nov 17, 2016

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December 11

Frontier's 24 Hour Charity Livestream - Now live!



Hi everyone!

We’re nearing that time of the year again... wearing cozy jumpers, picking out presents and decorations, celebrating together with family and friends... As per tradition, we’d like to celebrate with you too!


https://www.twitch.tv/frontierdevelopments


Frontier’s 24 Hour Charity LivestreamOn December 11, 2017 (midday GMT), Ed and Bo will kick off our third annual Charity livestream in honour of SpecialEffect, a wonderful charity which helps disabled people use technology and play videogames. We will be joined by amazing developer guests, do midnight challenges, and get progressively tired and silly in the name of a great cause! Last year, we raised over £46,000 together with a £10,000 target; this year we've gone for a more ambitious £25,000 in the hopes that you'll be there to support us to reach that amazing amount. We will be hosting several activities in the weeks to come and during the 24 hour stream, which will end on December 12 (midday GMT).

We will be streaming on twitch.tv/frontierdevelopments and will upload the entire livestream on YouTube afterwards for archive purposes.
Please read the below sections carefully if you want to join us in spreading the holiday spirit, and also have a chance to receive some amazing and unique prizes!


Charity Sweepstake
For every £1 you donate to our Just Giving campaign, you get one entry into the prize draw. At the end of the 24 hour stream we will pick winners together on screen, so make sure to donate and enter your email address (the optional field at donation, not as a comment) for a chance to win one of the following amazing prizes:

  • High-end gaming PC worth £2,000!
  • Xbox One X console
  • PlayStation 4 Pro console
  • Annual pass to a theme park of your choice!
  • 3x £50 Frontier Merch Design Credit
  • 3x Planet Coaster + all DLC (The Munsters, Back to the Future, Knight Rider, Spooky Pack)
  • 2x Elite Dangerous CMDR Deluxe on PC
  • 2x Elite Dangerous on PlayStation 4
  • 2x Elite Dangerous on Xbox One
  • 1x Elgato StreamDeck
  • 1x HyperX package including Hyper X Cloud 2, Hyper X Cloud Alpha, HyperX Aloy FPS keyboard, and HyperX Fury mousepad
  • 2x Hyper X Fury mousepad
  • 2x signed Spooky Planet Coaster poster
  • 1x signed Elite Galaxy Map
  • 1x Frontier Goodie Bag including notebook, posters, postcards, pin badges, sports bottle, mouse mats, and more!


For the Elite Dangerous players, you can also receive the SpecialEffect paintjob, in case you missed out on it last year, for every £6 you donate to our Just Giving page.
(Terms and Conditions apply, please see the bottom of this post for details!)

Blind Charity Auction Coming Soon!
Like last year, we’re also organising a Blind Charity Auction with super unique prizes for you to bid on (with all the money going to SpecialEffect via our Just Giving page). We’re finalising the auction items as we speak, and will post more info about them in the next week or so – these are amazing, bespoke, epic prizes that we hope you’ll enjoy! Keep your eyes peeled on our forums for the Blind Charity Auction coming soon!


Last but not least...
We love that you are helping out by donating to SpecialEffect and supporting us by watching our streams. That’s why we’ve set up a very special Advent Calendar that will run throughout the stream, starting from the campaign amount when the stream goes live on December 11. For each £1,000 we raise during those 24 hours, we will open a Calendar door, and there’s loads of surprises behind them... ranging from silly little dares to big giveaways! So help us reach those milestones!


Thank you for supporting us throughout the past year, with all the updates, our first ever Frontier Expo, streams, and more! Your enthusiasm and love for Frontier is what keeps us ever going, and we couldn’t do it without you. We hope you’re excited to join our celebration, all in support of the amazing charity SpecialEffect. Every little bit helps make a difference in someone else’s life.
We’ll be sure to host an awesome show on December 11, 2017.


Terms and Conditions

Raffle
  • Every full £1 (UK British pound) donated to the Just Giving page is an entry into the prize draw.
  • If a donation is made in another currency we will use a currency converter to work out the UK equivalent.
  • The prize draw will be held on December 12, 2017 at 11AM GMT on the livestream. The cut-off time for entries will be announced shortly before the draw.
  • For prize draw tickets to be valid they must include suitable contact details. Either the Commander name in the name or comments for Elite Dangerous players or the email address in the donation (not as a publically viewable comment).
  • Prizes in the raffle may be substituted for one of equal value if for any reason they become unavailable, such as going out of stock.
  • Prizes are available worldwide.
  • Where a prize is not deliverable by a specific merchant, vouchers may be offered for a suitable retailer instead. Specifically for the Gaming PC, Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro.


SpecialEffect PaintJob
  • The SpecialEffect paintjob and decal will be made available to everyone who has donated over the specified amount in their currency and has a valid email address on their donation (be sure to add them at the donation and not as a comment).
  • These will be sent out after the event ends and not granted immediately. Please be patient for your code, they could take a number of days to be dispatched.
  • The SpecialEffect paint job is only available for use with Elite Dangerous and you will need to own the game in order to use this item.
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November 29

Update 1.4.3

Hi all, hot off the press, we have update 1.4.3 rolling out now! Below are the fixes and changes for this update.

Bug Fixes
  • Resolved a crash that could occur when playing scenarios with certain scenario editor objectives.
  • Fixed an issue where guests would sometimes choose very narrow sections of path to walk on.
  • General stability fixes and improvements.

Thanks!
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Reviews

“A game that occupies your thoughts when you're not playing it, and it's thoroughly captivating when you are.”
9/10 – Gamespot

“If you've any interest at all in theme park design, or if you thrill at the idea of being able realise your every fantastical, architectural whim (even if it's just putting down a bunch of rocks just so), then you'll likely adore Planet Coaster.”
Eurogamer

“Planet Coaster is just about everything I could have asked for in a modern resurrection of the theme park sim genre - and then some.”
8.5/10 – IGN

About This Game

Celebrate a year of Planet Coaster with the free 1.4 Anniversary Update! The update brings the scenario editor, five new rides, new scenery items, management and UI improvements and much more!

Planet Coaster® - the future of coaster park simulation games has arrived! Surprise, delight and thrill incredible crowds as you build your coaster park empire - let your imagination run wild, and share your success with the world.



Piece-by-Piece Construction: Planet Coaster makes a designer out of everyone. Lay paths, build scenery, customize rides and make everything in your park unique with piece-by-piece construction and over a thousand unique building components.

Landscape Sculpting: Play with nature and reshape the land beneath your feet. Sculpt the landscape to raise mountains, form lakes, dig caverns and even build islands in the sky, then weave coasters through your park above ground and below.

Total Authenticity: Recreate your favorite rides or leave the real world at the door. However you love to play, the most realistic rides and most realistic reactions from your guests make Planet Coaster the most authentic simulation ever.




Simulation Evolved: The deepest park simulation in gaming history rewards your skills and makes management fun. Control every aspect of your guests’ experience and watch as Planet Coaster’s world reacts to your choices in an instant.

A Living World: Every park guest is an expressive individual who thinks, feels and explores your park with their own interests and desires. Together Planet Coaster’s guests will tell you at a glance just how well your park is run.

Park Management: You’re the boss with accessible controls that make management fun. Test your skills in a campaign of creative scenarios, or just build for fun and tweak your parks to surprise, delight and thrill your guests.



Communal Creation: Planet Coaster links coaster fanatics and creators around the world with the Steam Workshop community hub. Trade scenery, rollercoasters and even entire parks with other players, and add the world’s wildest creations to your own park.

Be Inspired: Discover new content from the world’s best coaster park creators every day. Browse and download content from your favorite creators, or choose from the latest designs selected by the Planet Coaster dev team.

Share Your Creativity: Whether it’s a magnificent ice cream shop or the world’s most thrilling coaster, build it, name it and share it with the planet. Join a community of creators and see your designs appear in parks around the world.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 (SP1+)/8.1/10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel i5-2300/AMD FX-4300
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GTX 560 (2GB)/AMD Radeon 7850 (2GB)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 (SP1+)/8.1/10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel i7-4770/AMD FX-8350
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GTX 980 (4GB)/AMD R9 380 (4GB)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
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